Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC) has received a $17,000 grant from Ridgefield Thrift Shop to help pay for the design, purchase and installation of a reception desk and information wall in its new Visitor Center. “We are immensely grateful to The Ridgefield Thrift Shop for this funding, which will help us bring the visitor reception area up to … read more
The Ridgefield Visiting Nurses Association (RVNA) has received a $34,000 donation from the Ridgefield Thrift Shop to establish the “Ridgefield Thrift Shop Hospice by RVNA Fund.” The grant will support RVNA Hospice services, which offer end-of-life care to hospice patients and their families. RVNA Hospice services received official accreditation in November 2018 and extend RVNA’s offerings to include individuals at all stages … read more
The Ridgefield Thrift Shop has broken an 82-year-old record by donating $500,000 to local charities in 2019. “It’s been a great year, and we are excited to give back to the community that has been so good to us,” said Thrift Shop President Sandra Capriotti. “Since we moved into our new expanded location at 21 Governor Street in May 2017, … read more
The Ridgefield Thrift Shop is now accepting applications for 2019 grants. The application process is open to local non-profit organizations that benefit the residents of Ridgefield and its surrounding communities. The Thrift Shop is an all-volunteer organization, which donates its profits back to the community each year. In 2018, the Thrift Shop gave grants to 54 local non-profit organizations for … read more
The Ridgefield Thrift Shop will hold a vintage sale starting Saturday, Jan. 12. Doors open at 10 a.m. The sale will include vintage clothing, hats and purses, sporting goods (ice skates, wood croquet set, old wooden skis), kitchen and household items, and a Coca-Cola lighted advertising clock. All profits from the Ridgefield Thrift Shop are donated to local charities.
On Sunday, June 17, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m., Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC), 132 Main Street, will be hosting a free World War I-themed Family Day commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ending of the war. Visitors will meet historical WWI reenactors on the museum’s front lawn, including soldiers from both sides of the conflict, the … read more
Ridgefield Guild of Artists has received a gift of $3,500 from the Ridgefield Thrift Shop. Pam Stoddart, the Guild’s executive director, said her organization has had a long-standing relationship with the Thrift Shop and is happy to be one of the many benefactors of their success and generosity realized by their move to the larger Governor Street location. “They have … read more
Ridgefield Social Services received a donation from the Ridgefield Thrift Shop last week that will benefit the department’s emergency fund as well as help cover the cost of summer camp for local families. The $15,000 donation will be split, with $10,000 going to the emergency fund and $5,000 going to summer camp help. Tony Phillips, director of social services, said … read more