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Caroline's thrift shop ends year with $120,000 in donations

Posted: Thursday, Jan 31st, 2013

APTOS — Caroline’s Nonprofit Thrift Shop in Aptos celebrated a successful 2012 with a gifting reception recently, where donations totaling $120,000 were given to 12 different nonprofit organizations.

Children’s Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition, Hospice of Santa Cruz County, Jacob’s Heart, SPIN (Special Parents Information Network), Survivors Healing Center, Nourishing Generations Education Project, For Kids Foundation, Easter Seals, Dragon Slayers, CASA of Santa Cruz County, Building Rhythm and Adaptive Yoga Program received checks of various amounts at a special event held in a conference room at the Community Foundation on Jan. 24.

Bill Licker, husband of thrift store owner Christy Licker, said some of the beneficiaries were shocked by the amounts. The largesse is testament to the support the store receives from the community.

“The community has really taken us in,” Licker said.

For the complete article see the 01-31-2013 issue.

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