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8 Great Reasons to #ShopSmall with the Cancer Thrift Store of Beaufort

Shop Small is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses every day and to help communities thrive.

Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday® is the cornerstone of American Express Shop Small efforts. While Small Business Saturday is highlighted as a special day when we can show our support as a nation for small business owners and our communities, the Shop Small Movement is a year-round campaign to celebrate and support small businesses every day.

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. This day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.


1. BUILD COMMUNITY: Shopping small helps build our local community by keeping us connecting to those who live and work here.

2. JOB CREATION: Small businesses create jobs for the local community, helping our community thrive.

3. ECONOMIC BOOST: Money stays in our community and the taxes paid help boost the economy in our community.

4. COMMUNITY SATISFACTION: Local businesses bring personalized character to our community that large corporations can't give.

5. YOUR VOICE COUNTS: Small businesses care about their customers. They take time to talk to you, hear your concerns, and adjust to your needs.

6. ECONOMIC SUPPORT: Your donations and purchases allow the Cancer Thrift Store to provide financial assistance to local cancer patients.

7. EMOTIONAL SUPPORT: The Cancer Thrift Store has become an encouraging place for cancer patients, survivors, and their loved ones to share their stories.

8. CANCER AWARENESS: The Cancer Thrift Store provides educational materials on ways to prevent cancer, ways to treat cancer, and how to support people with cancer.

9. FUN: The Cancer Thrift Store is always full of vibrant and exciting people. Stop by and spend some time with friends and family.

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