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DARIEN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION INC

Cause Area

  • Community

Location

274 MIDDLESEX RDDARIEN, CT 06820 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The DCA Thrift Shop was founded in 1931 to supply clothing and food to families in need, and offer employment for women during the Depression. Today’s shop offers a wide assortment of merchandise including jewelry, books, home furnishings, accessories and more, all at Thrift Shop prices. The DCA Thrift Shop was founded in 1931 to supply clothing and food to families in need, and offer employment for women during the Depression. Workers washed and mended donated clothing and repaired household articles, which were then sold at very low prices. Today’s Thrift Shop is run by volunteers, proud to continue the tradition of helping the community. They have expanded the merchandise to include jewelry, books, home furnishings, accessories, and more. Over 1,800 customers make purchases at the shop each month. All profits support the mission of the DCA, including scholarships for Darien High School graduates.

Description


Darien Community Association is a nonprofit Thrift Shop serving the needs of the community to help support the mission of the Darien Community Association, which includes scholarship programs for high school students.

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