Christ House operates a thrift shop seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Items are inexpensive. The Thrift Shop welcomes donations of clothing, handbags and shoes but is also accepting donations of antiques, collectibles, housewares, jewelry, and small pieces of furniture such as plant stands, accent tables and chairs. Please drop off donations from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 125 S. West Street in Alexandria.
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We need volunteers to clean and organize the thrift store. Please email Sister Annie at AJuan@ccda.net for more information on volunteering.
From 395, take the Route 7 East Exit to Old Town Alexandria (Exit 5). Route 7 becomes King Street. Stay on King Street. Turn right onto south West Street (which is after Peyton Street). Go down South West Street one block to intersection. Christ House is on the right side at the corner of South West and Prince Streets.
About Christ House
Founded in 1973, Christ House provides food to the hungry, shelter to the homeless, and clothing to those in need. Christ House helps individuals recognize their abilities, develop self-sufficiency, and maintain their self-respect. It offers limited assistance to individuals needing help to pay their rent, utility bills and prescription bills.
More than sixteen hundred volunteers contribute time and talent to the important work of Christ House. Many help with preparing and serving the evening meals, and some help by painting, cleaning windows and rugs, and washing dishes. Numerous volunteers assist during Christmas, Thanksgiving and other special times. Christ House thanks it many dedicated volunteers.