The National Association of Charitable Recycling Organisations Inc. (NACRO) is the peak organisation for Australia’s charities that recycle clothing, furniture, household and workplace goods to provide for the disadvantaged and fund vital community welfare programs.
National Op Shop Week 2014
Dates for your diary: 24 to 31 August 2014
Let’s prepare for Spring with a clean-out while helping others in our community. Please donate unwanted quality clothing and goods to a local charity op shop. All proceeds from donations to charity op shops go to funding their vital community programs. A joint initiative of Do Something! and NACRO, National Op Shop Week celebrates the vital role of charity op shops in Australian communities. More…
Margie Abbott launches National Op Shop Week
Margie Abbott, wife of the Prime Minister, officially launched National Op Shop at an event hosted by Salvos Stores in Manly.
In the spirit of the week, Mrs Abbott donated some household goods – beautiful platters – and also purchased some clothing and books.
She is pictured below handing over the platters to General Manager Salvos Stores Australian Eastern Territory Neville Barrett and NACRO Chief Executive Kerryn Caulfield before meeting store volunteers, staff and people assisted through Salvos’ programs funded by the stores.