The REAL Deal Store provides a means of reducing the adverse environmental effects of the season. Shopping at our reuse store will help you move towards a zero-waste Christmas. The REAL Deal is loaded with interesting items of all kinds that will inspire and help you.
Gifts: pre-loved gifts can be found in abundance and at ridiculously low prices at the store…furniture, appliances (lamps, irons, curling irons, crockpots, coffee makers), kitchenware (dishes, mugs, glasses, wine glasses, punch bowl sets, serving trays, serving dishes, etc…), flower vases, table decorations, photo frames, all sizes of framed pictures, games, books, to name but some of them. You are sure to find something to suit your needs.
Gift Wrap: the store has a large selection of materials that can be used to create your own innovative gift wrappings: gift boxes, cloth gift bags, napkins, table cloths, pillow cases, Christmas cards, and even wrapping paper. . . all donated to the store for reuse.
Christmas trees and decorations: Potted Christmas trees can be reused year after year, as with any potted plant. If you choose to use an artificial Christmas tree, why not find a second-hand tree and then use it as long as possible. The REAL Deal Reuse Store has a selection of artificial Christmas trees and tree skirts, and an abundance of Christmas tree decorations.
Reused items can help us to celebrate the Christmas season in an environmentally responsible way without removing any of the fun. The store is open Wednesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5p.m. Watch for our 50% off all Christmas merchandise sale beginning December 16.
Note that the store shuts down over the Christmas holidays to give our staff and volunteers a break. The last shopping days before the break will be December 23 and 24, and we will reopen on Wed. Jan. 6, 2021. Please hang on to any of your donations until then.