Urban Thrift’s previous owner was an avid supporter of Haiti’s Arises, we have picked up the gauntlet and continued to contribute to their mission in Haiti. We are currently supporting a classroom in haiti!
Jacket Racket has been providing clean, gently used winter jackets to Calgary children since 1988. The project runs every year from mid-October to mid-November. Coats, snow pants, hats and mittens are collected, sorted, cleaned, and distributed by a group of dedicated volunteers. The distribution is done through the Calgary Board of Education and the Calgary Catholic School District. Jacket Racket.
Urban Thrift’s loves to support the handmade arts. The sowers of jireh are one organization that brings together the handmade and the hand up.
We like the idea of “liquid economy”, and therefore participate in micro lending. Using our money top help others make there own money. Click to see our Kiva.org portfolio.
Creativity has usually one big stumbling block; money. We want to help those people with a little more creativity than money. See our Kickstarter portfolio for some of our favorites!