charity shop


: a store that sells used clothes, goods, etc., in order to raise money for people who are poor, sick, etc.

Examples of charity shop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was a charity shop near her in Chelsea, where the donations are from very wealthy women. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 3 May 2024 The dress is currently on display at a local charity shop in Fordingbridge, and a portion of the proceeds from the sale will go to support the charity's community outreach efforts. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 31 Jan. 2024 Recently, a pair of 4.5-inch-tall ceramic jars bought at a London charity shop for £20 (or $25) turned out to be 18th-century, Qing-Dynasty porcelain that could sell at auction for more than $60,000. Julia Binswanger, Smithsonian Magazine, 15 May 2023 Donate clothes to a charity shop and books to your local library. Kate McGregor, House Beautiful, 6 May 2023

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“Charity shop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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