Opportunity House Celebrates Maria’s 5 Year Anniversary

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Opportunity House celebrates team members who reach a milestone anniversary.  We value their service and dedication to our mission of helping the homeless in our community.  Thank you, Maria, for your service at OppShop, our retail thrift store that provides affordable, gently-used items for people in our community.  All proceeds from OppShop benefit Opportunity House, providing emergency shelter for the homeless in Berks County, PA.

Name: Maria

Department: OppShop

Years of Service: 5 years

Maria

5 Fun Facts about Maria:

1. I love knitting.
2. I like to sew.
3. I enjoy spending time gardening.
4. I like hanging clothes.
5. I enjoy cooking.

What is your idea of the perfect day off from work? Getting all my important errands done.

What is the most rewarding part of your job? I get along well with all my co-workers.


Opportunity House in Reading, PA operates OppShop a retail thrift store in Muhlenberg, PA.  Opportunity House provide emergency shelter for homeless men, women and children in Berks County, PA.

OppShop, a retail thrift store in Muhlenberg, PA provides affordably price items for your home. We’ve got clothing for everyone in the family from baby clothing to jeans, workpants, shoes and sneaker.  Whether your looking for an outfit for the weekend or a job-interview outfit, OppShop in Muhlenberg, PA has what you need.

From furniture to clothing, housewares to small appliances, you can furnish your home with gently-used items at a fraction of the cost.  The Shiny and New section contains brand new items at dramatically discounted prices. You’ll find housewares, bakeware, pots and pans, comforters, bedding, towels, skillets, and cast iron cookware at a fraction of the retail price.

Visit OppShop and support the mission of Opportunity House.  All proceed benefit Opportunity House in Reading, PA a provider of services to homeless Veterans, men, women and children in need in Berks County.  We empower people to improve their lives.

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