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Welcome to your local MCC Thrift Shop in New Hamburg

Where Every Purchase Is A Gift To The World.

MCC Thrift is a non-profit thrift shop. All proceeds support Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in local and global relief, development and peace projects. Proceeds from MCC Thrift fund programs here in Ontario, Canada and globally.

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Friday only!!! We will have our furniture cash and carry sale! Basically, you get 50% off the regular price if you take the furniture with you the same day you purchase it. #furnituresale
An incredible effort is under way to assist Kashechewan First Nation as the devastating COVID-19 outbreak is growing. In addition to the emergency food shipments and mental health support workers ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธMCC has also shipped the relief supplies below: 183 comforters โœ”๏ธ 20 hygiene kits โœ”๏ธ 10 school kits โœ”๏ธ ๐Ÿ™Œ Amazing work & thank you for your support! To Donate: https://donate.mcccanada.ca/registry/james-bay-emergency-assistance If you are interested in learning more: https://www.therecord.com/news/waterloo-region/2021/06/15/mennonite-central-committee-helping-remote-first-nations-communities.html?fbclid=IwAR0lDR3vOAAkfGVwB-ENif6emlD68xcYGktD-oo0NGHF5qQH6qwXxMX_9NE
Are you between the ages 16-30?! ๐Ÿ˜Ž We would love to hear from you! Please take 5-10 minutes to complete the survey below. โœ”๏ธ https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ThriftSocialMedia ๐Ÿฅณ You will be entered for the chance to win a $50 MCC gift card. The survey will be open for 1 week (closing Wednesday, June 23rd) and the winner of the draw will be announced Friday, June 25th.
Let's talk about food this week! ๐Ÿ’ For today's #SustainabilityMonday tip, we want to encourage our virtual community to adopt a more sustainable diet. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ As the weather warms up, we can think of ways to avoid using plastic โœ”๏ธways to support our local farmers โœ”๏ธways to support wholefood businesses โœ”๏ธ As part of the MCC Sustainability Campaign, we also invite you to take the Thrift First Pledge. โœ‹ By #thriftingfirst you are reducing the resources needed to produce new food-related supplies and diverting items from the landfill. ๐Ÿด #SustainableMonday #Sustainablediet #ThriftFirst #ThriftPledge #MCCOntario #ecoconcious #community #mcctips #bestpractices #fashionindustry #thrifting #thriftdifferent #thrifttips Pledge: https://thrift.mcc.org/ca/choosethrift Online Store: https://newhamburgthrift.com/store/ ๐Ÿ›๏ธ
We are so excited to announce that we will be reopening our store at a 15% capacity! We missed you! ๐ŸŽ‰ The reopening will begin this Friday June 11th. ๐ŸŽŠ Store Hours: Monday โ€“ 10am โ€“ 5pm Tuesday 10am โ€“ 5pm Wednesday 10am โ€“ 5pm Thursday 10am โ€“ 5pm Friday 10am โ€“ 5pm Saturday 10am โ€“ 4pm ๐Ÿ›๏ธ We Invite you to shop online if that is more convenient for you: newhamburgthrift.com/store
๐ŸšฐDid you know - It takes 2,700 liters of water to produce 1 cotton shirt. That's a lot of water! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ On June 8th, we celebrate International Ocean's day. ๐ŸŒŠ Here is what we do to reduce our fashion environmental impact: - Buy second hand, swap & rent clothing โœ”๏ธ - Donate, reuse or repurpose old clothes โœ”๏ธ - Buy better quality. Avoid fast fashion purchases that will be thrown out โœ”๏ธ - Buy clothes from sustainable brands โœ”๏ธ As part of the MCC Sustainability Campaign, you can take the Thrift First Pledge. โœ‹ By #thriftingfirst you are reducing the resources needed to produce new clothing and diverting items from the landfill. #SustainableMonday #ThriftFirst #ThriftPledge #MCCOntario #ecoconcious #community #mcctips #bestpractices #fashionindustry #thrifting #thriftdifferent #thrifttips Pledge: https://thrift.mcc.org/ca/choosethrift Online Store: https://newhamburgthrift.com/store/ ๐Ÿ’œ
๐Ÿ™ Reflecting on the announcement revealing the discovery of the remains of 215 children on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, MCC laments the loss of these young lives and the deep hurt this revelation causes all Indigenous people especially survivors and intergenerational survivors of residential schools. - We commit to helping honour the lives of all children and their families and mourning with the families of these little ones. - We commit to walking alongside Indigenous sisters and brothers seeking justice, and we encourage all Canadians to take actions that bear witness to the grief we are experiencing. MCCโ€™s Indigenous Neighbours program: mcccanada.ca/indigenous-neighbours. โ˜Ž๏ธ If you require further emotional support or assistance, please call the IRS (Indian Residential School) Survivors Society 24hr crisis line at 1.866.925.4419.
Happy International Bike Week! ๐Ÿšฒ For today's #SustainabilityMonday tip, we want to encourage you to increase your bike usage. No bike? No problem! Time to pull out your roller blades, scooter, or just try WALKING to places instead using a motorized vehicle. ๐Ÿš• Cars, trucks and buses powered by fossil fuels are major contributors to air pollution. Transportation emits more than half of nitrogen oxides in our air, and it is a major source of global warming emissions. ๐ŸŒ Here are some reasons why you should bike/walk: - It helps to improve your physical & mental health ๐Ÿง  - You can save on gas money ๐Ÿ’ธ - You can enjoy the beautiful weather ๐Ÿ˜Ž Please share in the comments - how will you incorporate more walking/biking into your life? ๐Ÿ‘‡ #Airpollution #health #environment #SustainableMonday #MCCOntario #ecoconcious #community #mcctips #bestpractices #thrifting #thriftdifferent #thrifttips #biking #biketowork #biketoschool #outdoors
The New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale is coming up soon! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿคฉ MCC is excited to bring the 2021 New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale to your living room on May 28 and May 29. ๐Ÿฅณ Bid on dozens of outdoor items, experiences, gift packages, or one of more than 150 beautiful handmade quilts. ๐ŸŽ† Get a taste of the sale with NHMRS-in-a-Box, and join the Run for Relief โ€“ Run it your Way, all in support of MCC. Learn more at https://nhmrs.com/
Ever wondered how to be more eco-conscious? Follow our #SustainabilitySeries to learn more sustainable tips. โ™ป๏ธ We challenge you to try these tips at home ๐Ÿ‘‡ We already do these at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre. :) Tip 1. Brainstorm ways YOU can refurbish extra items at home. During 2020/2021, what has been your favourite DIY project? Comment below!โœ”๏ธ ๐Ÿ  Tip 2. Use ceramic mugs instead of paper or plastic cups. The same goes for water bottles and plates. โœ”๏ธ Tip 3. Try to go paperless. Email, text, process electronic bills. No paper - no problem! โœ”๏ธ You can take the Thrift First Pledge. By #thriftingfirst you are reducing the resources needed to produce new clothing and diverting items from the landfill. #SustainableMonday #ThriftFirst #ThriftPledge #MCCOntario #ecoconcious #community #mcctips #bestpractices #fashionindustry #thrifting #thriftdifferent #thrifttips Pledge: https://thrift.mcc.org/ca/choosethrift Online Store: https://newhamburgthrift.com/store/ ๐Ÿ›๏ธ
When you shop at our MCC shop, you are helping to support people in urgent need through our Material Resources Program. ๐Ÿ‘ โœจMCC Kits Fun Facts: ๐Ÿ‘ช Relief kits are designed with a family of 4 in mind (knowing that sometimes each kit may help more people). If each kit went to a family of 4 people these kits would help meet the needs for 29064 people. ๐Ÿ”ฅ โœ… IF we stacked folded and stacked the amount of requested comforters from Canada this year they would be 2.8 times the height of the CN tower. ๐Ÿ˜ฑ ๐ŸŽ School Kits 11,099- This will require 88,792 Pencils If you want to give a gift of hope, please visit this link: https://donate.mcccanada.ca/cause/cash-kits ๐Ÿ’– #MaterialResourcesProgram #shoponline #mccpeace #mccprograms #Reliefsupplies #locallymade #globalhealth #GlobalAssistance #community #ReliefSupplies #SchoolSupplies #MCContario
Hello friends! Today we share 4 environmentally-friendly practices we follow at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre. We hope that some of these tips will inspire you to reduce, reuse & recycle from the comfort of your own home. ๐Ÿกโ™ป๏ธ 1. You can disassemble household items and recycle the metals in them 2. You can cut old clothes into rags 3. You can reuse shopping bags 4. As part of the MCC Sustainability Campaign, you can take the Thrift First Pledge. โœ‹ By #thriftingfirst you are reducing the resources needed to produce new clothing and diverting items from the landfill. #SustainableMonday #ThriftFirst #ThriftPledge #MCCOntario #ecoconcious #community #mcctips #bestpractices #fashionindustry #thrifting #thriftdifferent #thrifttips https://thrift.mcc.org/ca/choosethrift Online Store: https://newhamburgthrift.com/store/ ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ’œ

Unique Second-Hand Treasures.

Youโ€™ll find what youโ€™re looking for while making a difference to MCC programs and the environment by shopping at MCC Thrift. MCC Thrift stocks thousands of individually priced items: housewares, clothing, books, toys, and much more. Shopping at MCC Thrift is a sustainable and impactful way to save natural resources while contributing to development and relief in our local and global community.

COVID-19 Update

All MCC Thrift Shops are open in person as of Friday June 11th at 15% capacity.ย Masks Required.