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Asthma Foundation Op Shop

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by Jen Alexander (subscribe)
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Published November 3rd 2014
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With Asthma running in our family blood, it's only natural that I try to support the Asthma Foundation Op Shop. Located in Annerley, Hillcrest, Mitchelton, Zillmere - Annerley is my store of choice.

Like all charity store shopping, the money you spend goes to a great cause. In this case, your purchases help fund world-leading asthma research. So, you could say, your shopping helps to fight asthma. Seriously!

This op shop is mainly clothing, but there is a range of items to purchase including shoes, accessories, books, bric-a-brac, home wares, toys and more.

They often have lots of bedding - cushions, sheets etc. Sometimes, they even have some beautiful new linen and bed covers for sale.

Maybe you can find a cute cushion to give to Nan for Christmas?

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Fancy some new cushions? Photo by Jen Alexander


They offer a full range of clothing - all sorted into very neat and organised sections. Womens, Mens, Vintage, and Childrens. Although they get new range in often, kids clothes seem to go quickly.

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New Kids Clothes in Stock: Photo by Jen Alexander


Sometimes, the best part about Op Shopping is finding those random things. Like a whole stack of iron on transfers (for example!).

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Iron On Transfers Anyone? Photo by Jen Alexander


I have seen some amazing furniture here - but it goes quickly.

Staff are lovely - and recently took the time out to show my 8 year old the different 'jewels' she was looking at. She let her try them on to see the pros and cons of each. A nice moment for a $1 item.

I must warn you, sometimes their prices would class them as a 'more expensive' op shop. But there are still great bargains to be had. And, remember, it's all going towards a great cause.

Like all op shops, they to have sales. At the moment there is a shoe side walk sale. Maybe your Cinderella slipper is waiting for you?

They even have a loyalty program today! For every five stamps marked off on your Loyalty Card you will receive a whopping 50% off your next purchase of clothing. This, my friends is recycling at it's best!

And, if you feel passionate about this cause - maybe you can look at the other ways you can help.
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Why? Bargain Shopping for a Good Cause
When: Opening Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm Saturday
Phone: 3848 7810
Where: 437 Ipswich Road Annerley QLD 4103
Cost: Varies
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