THERE is nothing Australians love more than a bargain and an op shop.
Could it be the fun of rummaging for that ultimate bargain, the diversity and inexpensive clothes they provide, or the opportunity to participate by donating?
Statistics show that nearly 97 per cent of all Australians have either donated or purchased something at their local Op Shop. And husbands, prepare to be astounded; surprisingly, 83 per cent of women have items in their wardrobe that they have never worn or will only wear once.
This is good news however for the Western District Health Service (WDHS), as the Hospital Op Shop volunteers have recently donated a further $25,000 raised from the sale of pre-loved clothing and goods. This donation has enabled WDHS to purchase two new sets of theatre equipment.
Full story in The Spectator on Thursday, March 6, 2014.