The Purple Dove Resale Store, located at 474311 E. SR 200, Fernandina Beach, Florida, would like to announce the appointment of a new Store Manager, Carrie Pokines.
Carrie has been with the Purple Dove as a Sales Associate for over a year and a half before taking on her new role with the organization.
The Purple Dove belongs to the Micah’s Place, Inc. family of services, which provide the only Certified Domestic Violence Center serving Nassau County, among their free and confidential services.
Carrie and the Purple Dove Team of Sales Associates and Volunteers, are working to bring new services and programs to the store.
One of the first exciting changes will be a revamping of the store itself. As a result the store will be closed over the dates of July 29, 30, 31, 2015 – and reopening on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9:00 am.
During the store will still accept drop off donations at the front door.
Why Give to the Purple Dove Resale Store?
When domestic violence victims show up at our door, they come with very little, other than their children and their lives. Often they come to us emotionally or physically bruised, their children craving safety, stability and peace. The Purple Dove and Micah’s Place provide services that will help survivors through each step of their journey to recovery.
Micah’s Place provides food, shelter and advocacy, as well as assisting with employment, housing and support groups which encourage empowerment.
The Purple Dove provides things like clothing, household items and other items to reestablish a safe life, all at no cost to them. Donated items not needed by program participants are sold with proceeds supporting the Micah’s Place Programs. Items we are unable to use, such as torn or stained items, are sent to a second charity who make good use of them.
It’s not a small undertaking but your generosity makes our work possible, and in return we work to ensure every donation you give makes a real difference in the lives of survivors and their children.
By opening your heart and donating to The Purple Dove Resale Store you play a part in changing lives, as evidenced by this recent letter from a past participant: “How could I have survived this without all of you helping me? How could I have faced this time of trials in my life without the love, support and concern that each of you shared with me? I could never imagine it. I will cherish and never forget that each of you took the time to just be there and listen to me and to help me find my way through this. Your kindness is immeasurable. Even more so, the continued concern and care that each of you has provided to my children and myself has given me such a renewed faith in the kindness of the human spirit and our gracious community of folks ready to take a stand for those of us in need of help. Thank you… you have all inspired me to give even more of myself to others that cross my path in this lifetime.”
-Domestic Violence Survivor/Nassau County Resident
Whether you buy, or donate your gently used items, we want to thank you. We could not do this without our donors, community partners and volunteers!
We are normally open Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm. Saturday 9am – 5pm. Closed Sunday.
We take tax deductable donations by drop off and are happy to pick up larger items by appointment.
We are always in need of donations and volunteers. Thank you for your support. For more information please call (904) 261-5227.
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