Vintage sale and celebration to mark 20 years at Emmaus Mossley

Homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley is preparing for a special event to thank customers for their support over the past 20 years.

Emmaus Mossley companions Mike, Mike, Paul and Daz in the shop

The ’20:20 Celebration & Vintage Sale’ on Saturday, March 11 will mark 20 years of Emmaus Mossley and allow customers to bag 20 percent discount on a range of selected items.

The event will be a showcase of all things Emmaus – from the people the charity supports, to the weird and wonderful items to be found in the their Longlands Mill superstore.

Companions – formerly homeless people who live and work at Emmaus – with staff and volunteers will handpick the best vintage items and create unique displays to show off what Emmaus Mossley has to offer.

The event will also include a sale of interesting and unique donations, which are usually saved for display and hire ahead of sale.

On the day, there will be the Collectables Room open, displays from their Upcycling volunteers, local makers and craft artists, live music and Lucie’s Café serving drinks, cakes and other light bites.

All the money raised from this event will go towards projects that benefit the Mossley community.

Hazel Hodkinson, Shop Manager at Emmaus Mossley, said: “In this 20th anniversary year we will be celebrating the past, present and future of Emmaus Mossley.

“With this event we want to say thank you to all of our kind supporters, donors and bargain hunters who support our work – week in week out.

“Throughout the year we’ll also be doing special offers in our Secondhand Superstore on the 20th of every month so keep your eyes peeled for these.”

Emmaus Mossley supports 26 formerly homeless people by providing them with a home and work in a community setting. The charity runs a social enterprise in Mossley, selling donated and upcycled furniture, household goods and vintage wares.

The ’20:20 Celebration & Vintage Sale’ event will start from 9am at Emmaus Mossley, Longlands Mill, Queen Street, Mossley OL5 9AH.

To find out more or support Emmaus Mossley head to www.emmaus.org.uk/mossley. If you would like to get involved or donate an item, please call 01457 838608 or visit the store at Longlands Mill, Queen Street, Mossley OL5 9AH.

 

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