Chaplaincy Health Care, a non-profit agency providing hospice care, palliative care, grief care and behavioral health services has opened a thrift store named Repeat Boutique in downtown Kennewick.
When asked how the idea of a thrift store came about, Gary Castillo, executive director of Chaplaincy Health Care replied, “Very often we have families who have items they’d like to donate after a loved-one passes and for the longest time, we just couldn’t take them. A year or so ago we started having some serious conversations about opening a store; a location became available and things just started falling into place.”
The store features gently used clothing and accessories for men, women and children; household items; furniture, home décor and more. In addition, a bridal boutique featuring new wedding gowns and dresses is be available by appointment only.
Repeat Boutique will be staffed by volunteers and one part-time employee. Revenue from sales will be used to enhance and support hospice services, both in-home and at the hospice house in Kennewick.
Repeat Boutique is located at 22 W. Kennewick Avenue, Kennewick. Beginning March 31st, shopping hours are Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and donations will be accepted during those times as well.