FAIRBANKS, Alaska. (KTVF) The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Fairbanks will be reopening to the public again on Friday June 12th. Due to staffing, the store will have new hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
Captain Matthew Morrow says while they were closed because of the COVID -19 pandemic, they cleaned the store and sorted through new donations. There are now signs for shoppers to social distance while checking out and a plexiglass divider at the register.
Morrow says proceeds from the store help them give back to the community through services like assisting community members with rent and utilities.
“I think we're a very big asset to the community and I think a lot of people enjoy what we have here, as far as our product goes. We are able to meet a lot of people's needs with seasonal stuff. And due to the fact we're in the summer months now, we're going through all of our summer boxes and our bags, and putting that on the floor today and tomorrow," said Morrow.
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