In making the donation to the Society of St Vincent De Paul’s (SVP) Vincent’s shops Maura Higgins asked that the clothes to be sold in Midlands/North West area as she wanted girls in rural communities to have access to the garments. The Love Island star said that she is very happy to endorse the great work of SVP.
All Vincent's stores in the republic now open at 10.30am, to help staff and volunteers get themselves, the shop premises and the stock 'COVID containment' ready.
The conference will facilitate discussion on challenges and opportunities facing charity retail in 2019, for example how SVP charity shops might approach trading in the global phenomenon called the “experience economy”.
Profit generated by the shops is recycled into local SVP Conferences and contribute to the approximately €35m annually provided in direct assistance by SVP to those in need. Local SVP Conferences often give people Vincent’s Gift Tokens for clothing and furniture to be used in any of the Vincent's shops