How Strong Are You? And How Available?

We are in need of some dedicated and able-bodied volunteers who can help with our pick-up and delivery of donations. Do you fit the criteria?


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If you find yourself with time on your hands, you fit the criteria above, and you would like to donate some energy to a very worthwhile community cause, then we need you.

Please apply by email at, or call us at 514-457-1642.

You may also visit us at 43 Ste. Anne in Ste. Anne de Bellevue and fill in an application.

Thank you.

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Bounty Galore – We Need More!

Help that is!


Yes, we are very lucky to have so many generous donors, and we are, indeed, grateful.

However, with the wonderful, much-appreciated bounty–especially of clothing–we are in desperate need of sorters to help us make the inventory available for our shelves and racks.

As you know, the proceeds of our sales help provide much needed health care in the community. But if we can’t get the products on the shelves, our generous customers will never have the option to buy them. I think you get the picture. 🙂

Can you give us a hand for a few hours once a week? Yes, now we need generous sorters.

Thank you for contacting us here: 43 Ste. Anne, in Ste. Anne de Bellevue or at


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Spring is in the Air!

And the floods are finally receding from our recently acquired “Lakefront Properties.”

But we here at the Thrift Shops for Nova West Island are looking forward to another flood!

Indeed, we’re hoping for a flood of applications in response to our great need for volunteers.Volunteers wanted April 2017

And this is such a wonderful place to volunteer that I know you won’t regret jumping into the waters. 🙂

I look forward to meeting you!

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New Season — New Need for Volunteers

Good morning, dear readers. Tweet, tweet.

Yes, spring and Easter are right around the corner.

(Honestly, they are! Well, at least Easter is.) 🙂

As happens regularly here in Ste. Anne de Bellevue, once again we find ourselves a bit short staffed–we need your help. Do you know someone, or are you yourself, willing and able to offer a few hours a week to a great cause?

Specifically, we need people who can work with the public at the sales desk or in sorting and pricing goods for the shelves. Please follow the tweets below to see the details, and then consider applying for your next rewarding activity.

Volunteers needed poster

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Yeah for Half-Price!

I do believe this speaks for itself, folks! 🙂

And, our usual advice still applies: Be there early for some hurly burly!

And, as usual, we really appreciate it when you are polite to each other and to us. 🙂

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And, as usual, all proceeds go to NOVA WEST ISLAND.

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Heads Up, Dear Custmers

We here at the boutiques hope that, in this wonderful year of the rooster, you are crowing with happiness every day! We know that this is especially true when you visit (or even think of) the Thrift Shops for Nova West Island. Right? In fact, I’m sure you’ll agree that we always offer you good-feeling shopping experiences.

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Unfortunately, there are two upcoming Sundays when you will not be able to visit us for an extra fix of happiness. On Easter Sunday, April 16th and on Mother’s Day, May 14th we, like you, will be busy celebrating with our loved ones. So all our doors will be closed.

We feel it’s only fair to let you know so you can plan to do your celebration shopping on Saturday, April 15th and Saturday, May 13th. 🙂

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A Newer Addition to Our Shelves

Not everyone is attracted to vintage.

Here is another treasure – this one for someone interested in Buddhism. It was put out on the shelves just yesterday. Maybe looking for you? Check it out in our Ste. Anne de Bellevue bookstore.


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