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Shrewsbury Charity Christmas Card Shop

Description:

The Shrewsbury Charity Christmas Card Shop is held every year in The Trinity Chapel of St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury.  Last year the card shop celebrated 50 years of trading, and its sales amounted to just over £61,000.

It is run entirely by volunteers and the only costs incurred are those for rent, lighting and heating. Due to the low overheads at least 98% of takings are given to each charity (last year it was slightly more).  

Around 40 charities participate each year including small local charities, some larger local groups and national ones.  The shop is staffed on a rota basis so that every charity has a turn.  The shop sells Christmas cards, calendars, diaries and wrapping papers, and every charity is clearly labelled.

The shop generally opens in mid-October for 6 weeks, closing at the beginning of December. Hours are 10.15am until 4pm daily except Sundays (although the shop opens on the Sunday of the Chocolate festival weekend).

For further information, please follow the links to their Facebook and Twitter pages.

Venue Details

Address:
St Mary’s Church
St Mary's Street
Shrewsbury
Postcode:
SY1 1DX
View SY1 1DX on a map | Get directions to SY1 1DX
Telephone:
0845 303 2760

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Page last reviewed:
06/10/2018
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