I don’t know where to start to tell you how much time and effort goes into running this organization. With Becky at the helm, and with a HUGE Shout Out to all the volunteers, this place runs like a well-oiled machine!
It all starts at the drop-off area when donations come in. Then the work begins with the items getting sorted, put into bins and moved to their respective pricing rooms. Once there, they are priced and brought up for sale or stored for future sales based on the season. When items do come up to the house, there is another group of designer volunteers that then stage all the different rooms for a sale. Next, the Thursday before a sale, another group of volunteers comes through and makes sure everything has a price tag on it. Lastly the weekend sales begin and God does his magic!
During my time at the Mission House, I tried to make myself available wherever help was needed. Each morning I would make the rounds to see if anyone had a need. I got involved in pricing on one occasion but most often was called on to help with moving furniture or other tasks that involved heavy lifting.