Auxiliary Thrift Shop – Donations

The Auxiliary Thrift Shop is pleased to accept donations that are in good condition.

Unfortunately due to space restrictions and government regulations, there are some items we cannot accept. They include: furniture, mattresses, futons, large appliances, baby items – cribs, strollers and car seats, barbeques, building supplies, car parts, Christmas trees over 4 ft. tall, computers, monitors, printers, exercise equipment, gaming tables, helmets – bike etc., rags, stereo speakers, T.V.’s, luggage, and hard cover books.

Auxiliary Thrift and Gift Shops

We are pleased to announce that the Auxiliary Thrift Shop will re open on Wednesday, February 17th at 10:00 am. We will be open our regular hours, Wednesday through Saturdays from 10:00 to 4:00. Donations will be welcome then.

We look forward to seeing our customers again. Covid protocols will be in effect. Please wear a mask at all times and keep your social distance. Thank you very much.

The Valley Gift Shop at the North Island Comox Valley hospital continues to be open Monday through Friday from 10:00 to 3:00 for Staff and Patients.

Opening of the Auxiliary Thrift Shop

Yippee….. the store will be opening soon. Here’s the serious stuff…. help us to stay safe…..
1. The Auxiliary Thrift Store will reopen on Wednesday June 17, 10 to 4
2. Hours of operation will be Wednesday to Saturday from 10 till 4
3. Hand sanitizer must be used on entry. This will be provided.
4. Entry will be restricted to 10 people at a time. Please respect those waiting to shop and restrict your time in the store. Staff will be monitoring this issue.
5. Please maintain social distancing and keep 6 feet (2 metres)apart at all times.
6. Please follow directional arrows and signs on the floor and elsewhere. Entry and exit has changed follow the arrows to the back of the building .
7. No merchandise will be held behind the cashier desk. .
8. Change rooms will remain closed and no public washroom is available
9.. No returns or refunds
10.You will need to bring your own bag or purchase one from the cashier and pack your own purchases..
11..Basket handles, debit machine and cashier counter will be cleaned between each customer.
Thank you for your patience. We are following guidelines provided by the provincial government and the chief medical officer.

Important Information regarding the Auxiliary Thrift Shop and Valley Gift Shop

The Board of Directors of the Auxiliary Society for Comox Valley Healthcare have made the decision to close both the Valley Gift Shop (CVH) and the Auxiliary Thrift Shop (St. Joseph’s) until further notice. We trust our valued customers will be healthy and adhere to the Provincial and Federal Guidelines during this Covid 19 Corona Virus outbreak. We look forward to reopening as soon as is safe

Penny Jar Donations

Thank you to our loyal customers for putting your spare change in the Penny Jar in the Valley Gift Shop and the Auxiliary Thrift Shop. The Penny Jar donations in 2019 was $1252.10. The Residents at “The Views” will decide what special item the donation will provide for them.

Stormy January 16, 2020

Due to the weather, the Auxiliary Thrift Shop will be closed today, January 16th, to all volunteers and customers. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. The roads and sidewalks are in very poor condition. Our plan is to open again on Friday, January 17th. We will post another announcement if we need to close on Friday as well. Be very cautious if you are outside walking today.