Moncton, New Brunswick – Shelter Movers Greater Moncton is hosting their inaugural Movers and Makers craft rummage sale in partnership with The Painted Pineapple at the Riverview Lions Club on October 1st from 10 am to 3 pm. Shelter Movers is a national, volunteer-powered non-profit organization that provides free moving and storage to survivors fleeing abuse, primarily women and children, Shelter Movers is collecting new and gently used art and craft supplies to be sold at discounted rates at the event on October 1st.
The art and craft equipment can be dropped off at:
- The Painted Pineapple (179 Bonaccord Street) before October 1st, 2022;
- Boutique Hospice Shoppe (164 Collishaw Street) before October 1st, 2022 or
- Curt’s Fall Pop-Up Market (701 Coverdale Road) on September 24, between 9 am and 4 pm.
“Though our service is free to our clients, Shelter Movers’ internal cost to move one family and store their belongings is approximately $200, so every dollar goes a long way!“ – Renee Charron, Expansion Specialist for Shelter Movers Greater Moncton
All funds raised from the Movers and Makers event will help cover the move costs in and around
the Greater Moncton area.
“The community support that Shelter Movers Greater Moncton has received has been amazing. It has been a pleasure to organize this event and watch the community come together for a much-needed cause.” – Michelle Tupy, Volunteer Fundraiser for Shelter Movers Greater Moncton
About Shelter Movers:
Shelter Movers is a national, volunteer-powered charitable organization that provides moving and storage services at no cost to survivors of abuse. We collaborate with local businesses and community agencies to support families transitioning to a life free of violence. Currently operating in 6 cities across Canada, our 2000+ volunteers move an average of 130 families
each month. The Greater Moncton Chapter will be the seventh to launch nationwide and is anticipated to begin moves later this year.
For more information, please contact Renée Charron at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website.