Grand Opening of King’s Home Thrift Stores in and around Birmingham, May 2-4th. 25% off, free food, giveaways and more!

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At the grand opening, each store will install the new signage with King’s Home Better store logo! Photo submitted

This weekend, May 2-4, King’s Home Thrift Stores in Birmingham, Pinson and Hanceville are cutting ribbons and celebrating their grand openings! All weekend, each store will have 25% off everything plus grand opening parties each day. Don’t miss all the food and fun for a great cause.  Plus, it’s FREE!

The Better Stores

Over the weekend, there will be grand opening celebrations happening at each location. There will also be a free buffet BBQ dinner, activities for the kids, King’s Home Thrift Store gift cards, King’s Home Prodigal Pottery pieces and more. If you want to shop some great secondhand items—for 25% off might I add—and support a great cause, you don’t want to miss this.

Lew Burdette, President of King’s Home, speaking with a customer at the new Better Store! Photo submitted

“We are honored to serve customers with new inventory daily, updated stores, and the best prices. Even better and unlike for-profit thrift stores, 100% of proceeds go to helping abused youth, moms and kids at King’s Home find hope in life… When you shop at King’s Home Thrift Stores, you are making an eternal difference in the lives of many.”

Lew Burdette, President of King’s Home

Hanceville Location Grand Opening

4-6PM, Thursday, May 2 | 306 Main Street SE, Hanceville, AL

Eastwood Location Grand Opening

4-6PM, Friday, May 3 | 1569 Cooper Hill Road, Birmingham, AL

Pinson Location

11AM-1PM, Saturday, May 4 | 4496 Center Point Road, Pinson, AL

Why This is Such a Big Deal

King’s Home of Alabama is a statewide non-profit organization which provides essential services to abused youth, moms, and children fleeing domestic violence. They operate 22 residential group homes on six campuses and serve all 67 counties of the state. But over the last year, they’ve faced major financial struggles.

They lost their partnership with America’s Thrift Stores, which stripped them of $750,000 in annual funding.

Lew Burdette: “Losing $750,000 in funding was a heartbreaking disappointment, especially for our residents who need help the most, but God has blessed us with this opportunity to begin recouping some of this lost revenue. The public needs to know that now 100% of their donations go to King’s Home because, in the past, America’s Thrift Stores kept a large majority of the profits.”

Donate with Better Bins

Have you seen the Better Bins and truck around Birmingham? They’re kind of hard to miss! Photo via Kings Home

Can’t make it to the event? You can still support the cause by donating gently used clothing and household items to the stores! You can drop off donations at their coral-colored Better Bins around Central Alabama, at one of their three stores, or call them at 205.506.6009 to schedule a pick-up or do it online here!

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