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Giving Back: A Beaufort County Thrift Store With A Purpose

In the heart of the Lowcountry stands a unique thrift store with a powerful mission.

More than just a place to shop for secondhand treasures, the Cancer Thrift Store serves a greater purpose—supporting cancer patients in their time of need.

Here are five powerful ways the Cancer Thrift Store is making a meaningful impact on the lives of cancer patients in the community.

Hub of Generosity

The Cancer Thrift store serves as a hub of generosity, where community members can donate their gently used items with the knowledge that they will directly benefit cancer patients. From clothing and accessories to furniture and household goods, every donation received plays a vital role in supporting those battling cancer.

The act of giving takes on a whole new meaning as the donated items become a lifeline for individuals and families facing the challenges of cancer.

Cancer Thrift Store of Beaufort 3 women standing with a sign with the word HOPE. The O in hope is a pink cancer ribbon

Financial Support for Cancer Patients

Thrift store sales help provide financial support for cancer patients. Medical treatments, prescription medications, and related expenses can place an immense burden on individuals and their loved ones. However, through the generosity of the community and the thrift store's sales, cancer patients in Beaufort County receive supplemental financial assistance to help navigate their journey with greater ease and peace of mind.

Accessible and Affordable Resources

One of the key benefits of the Cancer Thrift Store is that it offers affordable resources to cancer patients. The items donated by the community are priced at a fraction of their original cost, making them accessible to those who may be facing financial constraints due to their medical condition. Cancer patients can find clothing, home essentials, and other items necessary for their day-to-day lives, helping them maintain a sense of dignity and normalcy during their treatment.

Raising Awareness and Inspiring Others

The Cancer Thrift Store serves as a powerful platform to raise awareness about the impact of cancer on individuals and families. Through events, social media campaigns, and community outreach, the store not only supports cancer patients directly but also educates the public about the importance of early detection, prevention, and the need for ongoing support.

By shining a spotlight on the struggles and triumphs of cancer patients, the thrift store inspires others to get involved, donate, and make a positive difference in the lives of those affected by cancer.

Cancer Thrift Store South Carolina - Image: Hands embracing

Creating a Supportive Community

Beyond the tangible resources provided, the thrift store plays a significant role in fostering a supportive community. It serves as a gathering place where individuals can connect, share their stories, and find solace in knowing that they are not alone in their cancer journey.

The sense of camaraderie and understanding that permeates the store creates a network of support, reinforcing the belief that together, we are stronger in facing life's challenges.


The Cancer Thrift Store is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit whose mission is to help the community, especially those affected by cancer. It stands as a beacon of hope, compassion, and community spirit.

Visit the Cancer Thrift Store, donate, and be a part of this incredible movement to help cancer patients in Beaufort County and the surrounding area find support, strength, and a renewed sense of hope.

We accept all donations. (furniture, clothing, shoes, jewelry, home decor, automobiles, homes, and financial donations). Yard sale leftovers? Don't drag those items back into your home. Bring them to us and we'll put them to work for our community.


"Always friendly. Their prices are great! I can shop for the whole family. Their clothes are great quality, and they offer fashion for everyone's preferred style. Their lower prices help both the people who shop in the store as well as the cancer patients who need help and support." ~Joyce P. (customer review)


The Cancer Thrift Store of Beaufort County is located near Dominoes Pizza (and across from The Dollar Tree and Lowes) 129 Burton Hill Rd, Ste E, Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone number (843) 524-3100

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