Reading Thrift Shop Gets Huge Donation From Fleetwood Rotary Club

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An extremely rare donation graced the loading dock this week of a nonprofit shop dedicated to providing clothes to Reading’s homeless and impoverished.

An entire van filled with men’s clothing backed up to the rear door of the City Thrift Shop, 314 Penn St., and was unloaded by Jim Long of Rockland Township and shop volunteer Jan Buskirk of Wyomissing.

Donations of men’s clothing are the hardest to come by, said Christine Leonhardt, who began managing the shop about eight years ago.

A few bags at once is rare, let alone an entire cargo van.

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