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Knox County Maternity Housing Opens Thrift Shop to Benefit Ministry

Place 4 Grace, a Knox County-based ministry committed to providing safe
housing options and other services to unwed pregnant women in Knox County is announcing the opening of p4g THRIFT, a thrift shop which will help provide funding to the maternity housing ministry.
Place 4 Grace will be holding grand opening events & sales May 11 thru May 13, 2023. A ribbon cutting will take place at the shop, 506 N Main St, on Friday, May 12th at 12:00pm (noon). The grand opening
celebration will include music, sales & prizes, along with food available for purchase from On The Rise
Bar-B-Que food truck . The celebration will take place on Saturday, May 13th, 11a – 3p. Additional parking
for the celebration & for shopping is available in the parking lot of Foursquare Church located directly across Main St from p4g THRIFT.
The goal of p4g THRIFT is to provide their shoppers with a boutique atmosphere and quality with thrifty prices.
Every time shoppers purchase items, they can feel good knowing they are helping the mommas and babies of Place 4 Grace. All funds generated by the thrift shop will benefit the ministries of Place 4 Grace. “My family has supported Place 4 Grace from the beginning of the ministry. When Kandee approached me about this opportunity I was excited & nervous. My family prayed about it & God definitely opened doors for me to be in this position. I can’t wait to see how God uses p4g THRIFT to help provide funding for Place 4 Grace, our mommas & babies.” says Store Manager, Beth Landis.
Donations are accepted at the shop location during business hours. The ministry asks that all donations be very gently used to new condition. Items accepted are items of interest to women, mommas, infants and toddlers. Examples of items include: women’s clothing and accessories like, shoes, jewelry, & purses;
maternity clothing, nursing bras, & boppys; infant clothing, high chairs, bumbos & pack-n-plays; toddler
clothing up to 5T, toys, strollers & shoes. Items that are not accepted are used crib mattresses & used car
seats.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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p4g THRIFT runs on volunteer power. The ministry is inviting those interested in volunteering to stop by the shop during business hours or reach out via phone at 740-324-5244, or by email at Beth@place4grace.com.
There may be additional perks, such as mileage reimbursement, for volunteers 55 and over.
The shop will be open on Thursdays and Fridays 10a – 7p and Saturdays 10a – 4p. Additional parking is
available most days in the parking lot of Foursquare church directly across Main St from the shop.
To learn more about Place 4 Grace and p4g THRIFT visit their websites, place4grace.com and p4gthrift.com.
While you’re there you can apply to be a volunteer and find other ways to support the ministry.
The board of directors, staff & volunteers invite others to check out what God is doing through this ministry! To learn more about p4g THRIFT and/or Place 4 Grace maternity housing, contact Kandee Popham at
Kandee@place4grace.com or 740-324-5244. You can also visit our Facebook at
facebook.com/place4grace, and facebook.com/p4gthrift or check us out on Instagram under
place4grace and p4g_thrift.

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