You can help — donate and/or volunteer!

By supporting the thrift shop with your donations and volunteer hours, you are helping to support the work of The Medical Mission Sisters in 17 countries as they try to help those who have been made poor to experience healing, health and justice in their lives.

Publicize our shop

Medical Mission Sisters Thrift Shop car magnetThe Medical Mission Sisters Thrift shop is currently selling vehicle magnets with our website address. These 6-1/2 x 6 inch heavy duty magnets can be placed on your car to spread the word about our thrift shop and let passerbys know of your support for our mission. These attractive magnets can be purchased for $5.00 in our shop.

In addition to telling your friends and neighbors about us, other ways to help publicize our shop are to "Like" our Facebook page, sign up for and forward our email newsletter to a friend, and purchase one of our gift cards for a relative or friend.

Buy SISTER JANE's Book - And Get it Autographed!

Medical Mission Sister Jane Fell with her book - At Home in Many Worlds"At Home in Many Worlds" is a memoir by Sister Jane Fell, a Medical Mission Sister who devoted nearly 50 years to providing health services primarily to rural communities in emerging nations that are still making headlines today.

"At Home in Many Worlds" is available at the thrift shop for $12. You will often find Sister Jane working the cash register in our Thrift Shop. She would be happy to autograph her book for you! An e-book is also available for purchase online at Smashwords.com.

Proceeds from Sister Jane's book support the our mission.

Donations

Donations are accepted at our shop Monday through Saturday, from 10AM - 4PM. As a 501c(3), we can provide you with a receipt for accepted donations. All donations should be new or gently used. Due to our 2015 expansion, we can now accept larger furniture including sofas, headboards, and beds. We do not accept computer equipment, or baby furniture and equipment.

Volunteering

We are looking for volunteers to help out in our shop, and offer flexible hours to fit your schedule. Volunteer tasks include: sorting and tagging donations, and displaying clothing. We also welcome volunteers with specialized skills. Please see our Shop Manager, Marilyn Reyes, if you are interested in volunteering.

We are so grateful for the efforts of the many volunteers and the hours they dedicate to making our shop a success that it is. We would especially like to thank our volunteer Advisory Board for their work with our fundraising events and guidance in helping the shop expand.

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Above: MMS Thrift Shop Advisory Board (partial membership)

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Above: MMS Thrift Shop Volunteer organizing clothing