Turning Tides have made the difficult decision to close both their charity shops in Montague Street, Worthing and Littlehampton High Street. The shops have been trading for years but sadly despite trying different initiatives they are no longer financially sustainable for Turning Tides. The last day of trading for both charity shops will be Saturday 30 March 2019.
Sue Stevens, PR and Fundraising Manager stated: “Charities are not immune to the economic challenges facing retail. Staff and volunteers have been amazing throughout. We want to thank all those who have supported our shops. We are so grateful for the generosity the local community continues to show us.”
The closure of the shops will not have an impact on the charity’s service delivery. Specific donations to support clients and projects will continue to be accepted and appealed for on the charity’s facebook page: @TurningTidesOrg
A grand clearance sale of all the fantastic quality clothing, goods, electric items and furniture will take place on Saturday 6th April. Tickets to access the massive event will be just £2, sold from Worthing and Littlehampton Charity Shops (until 30/03/2019) and Turning Tides’ office at Worthing Town Hall. For those keen to snap up the best bargains there are just 30 Early Bird tickets for £5, gaining you early entrance at 9am - one hour to bag a bargain before everyone else. These tickets will ONLY be available from Worthing Town Hall.
All proceeds will go towards that charity’s mission – to end local homelessness. Show your support for Turning Tides and come along on Saturday 6th April at Unit 15, Decoy Road, Timberlaine Trading Estate, Worthing, BN14 8ND. Early Bird ticketholders can arrive at 9am, standard ticketholders can arrive at 10am. The event closes at 2pm.
Anyone wanting to find other ways of supporting the charity are invited to get in touch by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning: 01903 680740.