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We celebrated and thanked our volunteers at our first ever "Drive-in"!  CLICK HERE to watch our thank you video!

     
     
     
     

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

 

 

 

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

 

 

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.

 

 

When do we collect information?

 

 

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, Use Live Chat, Open a Support Ticket or enter information on our site.

 

 

How do we use your information?

 

 

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

 

 

  •  To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
  •       To improve our website in order to better serve you.
  •       To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
  •       To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
  •       To quickly process your transactions.
  •       To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
  •       To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)

 

 

How do we protect your information?

 

 

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

 

 

We use regular Malware Scanning.

 

 

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

 

 

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

 

 

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

 

 

Do we use ‘cookies’?

 

 

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

 

 

We use cookies to:

 

 

  •       Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
  •       Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
  •       Keep track of advertisements.
  •       Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

 

 

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

 

 

If users disable cookies in their browser:

 

 

If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.

 

 

Third-party disclosure

 

 

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

 

 

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

 

 

Third-party links

 

 

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

 

 

  •       On our Privacy Policy Page

 

 

Can change your personal information:

 

 

  •       By emailing us
  •       By logging into your account
  •       By chatting with us or by sending us a support ticket

 

 

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

 

 

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

 

 

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

 

 

It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking

 

 

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

 

 

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

 

 

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

 

 

Fair Information Practices

 

 

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

 

 

CAN-SPAM Act

 

 

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

 

 

We collect your email address in order to:

 

 

  •       Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
  •       Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
  •       Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
  •       Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

 

 

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:

 

 

  •       Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  •       Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  •       Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  •       Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  •       Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  •       Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

 

 

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at

 

 

  •       Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.

 

 

and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

For a more complete job description and a job application see Donald Rosenberger, Operations Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Administrative Offices are located in the Book Shoppe. Resumes are not reviewed without an application

Employment Form

For paid postions, please fill out the form below.  Completed applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager. 

The policy of Care & Share Thrift Shoppe, Inc. to employ, train compensate, and provide other terms and conditions of employment, without regard to persons color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or other charateristics protected by law. Please type or print legibly, using black or blue ink. Answer every question. 

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Care & Share Thrift Shoppe Inc. does not normally sponsor non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas). Exceptions to this requirement will be determined based on shortage of qualified canidates with a particular skill. Ask the Executive Director with who you are interviewing if the position you are applying for allows such exception. We will require proof of work authorization as a condition of employment. 

Job Interest

Care & Share Thrift Shoppes Student Volunteer Scholarship

Purpose: To encourage students to volunteer in their community
Scholarship: A $500 scholarship towards continuing education school/program after high school. In total, three
Scholarships will be awarded per year. One scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying senior per school.
Who may apply: High School Seniors
Application Deadline: April 2 of the graduation year.
One application per person.

Scholarship Recipients will be notified by:  April 16

Requirements:
• 75 or more documented, completed hours from one registered 501c3 charity in a calendar year; within 2 years prior to graduation.
• Tax Exempt form from the charity hours were served
• Court ordered hours cannot be applied
• Student must reside in Bucks or Montgomery County
• One paragraph reference from a teacher
• Current staff and their families must serve hours outside of Care & Share Thrift Shoppes.
• Scholarship recipients will be required to attend an award ceremony during National
Volunteer Week in April.


How to apply:
• Complete an application
• Submit proof of high school enrollment
• Meet above Care & Share Thrift Shoppes Student Volunteer Scholarship requirements
• Submit documentation from charity where hours were served


Scholarship payment will be made directly to the continuing education school/program.


Scholarships will be selected by the Care & Share Scholarship Committee.

 

Please fill out the application below:

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Send all required documents to:

Sarah Bergin

Executive Director

Care & Share Thrift Shoppes

783 Route 113, Souderton, PA 18964

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    Care & Share Thrift Shoppes announced their 2019 donation to Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at a special Super Star Breakfast.  Thanks to generous donors, energetic shoppers and enthusiastic volunteers, Care & Share announced they are the first independent, non-profit, thrift store to donate over One Million Dollars to charity in a calendar year

    Volunteers contribute to the heartbeat of Care & Share!  At this breakfast, we celebrated an elite group we refer to as the “Super Stars”. These 93 special volunteers each donated between 300 - 1,700 hours in 2019, contributing to over 109,000 volunteer hours in 2019.  Care & Share is thankful for the support of all of our volunteers. 

    Since 1975, Care & Share has donated over $19 million to MCC (mcc.org)

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    Chris Yothers, Care & Share Board Chairperson; Sarah Bergin, Care & Share's Executive Director; Ken Sensenig, Assistant Executive Director, MCC East Coast; Roland Anye, MCC East Coast Thrift Coordinator.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    We also acknowledged former Care & Share Board Member, Dave Friesen with our Founder’s Award for outstanding Board service and commitment.  Dave served as a Board Member for nine years, six years as the Board Chairperson.  A $25,000 donation was made in his honor to MCC.   
         
     

     

     

  • Shop our new Auction App - right from your mobile device!

    Android Users:  CLICK HERE 

    Apple/iPhone Users:  CLICK HERE

    Search "Care and Share Thrift Auction"

     

  • DONATION CENTER OPENS AT 10AM

    Thank you for your overwhelming generosity. Due to lack of people power to process the heavy influx of donations, we need to modify our donation hours. 

    How can you help?

    • Consider Volunteering - Volunteers are critical to our success and help us process donations much quicker
    • Be Thoughtful in Your Donations - Please donate items of value. Consider, "Is this something I would give my mother?"
    • Please be Patient and Kind - We recognize that you may have made a special trip to us and we apologize for this inconvenience. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to be full operational again.
  • Schedule your "Socially Distanced" hour with Suzanne Kratz, Volunteer Manager, and learn more about Care & Share and how you can become part of our volunteer team! 
    We kindly request you contact Suzanne in advance so we can expect you.   You can also Apply now on our website to volunteer!
     
       
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    Care & Share Thrift Shoppes is now a Certified Autism Center™, designated by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). To earn the designation, staff have completed autism training and certification in order to better understand and work with autistic visitors and supporters.

    “At Care & Share, we are glad you are our neighbor! We want to be at our best to welcome you to shop, donate and volunteer," said Sarah Bergin, Executive Director. "After going through the certification process, our staff is now prepared with the knowledge that customers, donors, and volunteers are all differently abled. By welcoming everyone, our organization is stronger.”

    In addition to a vibrant volunteer program, Care & Share also works with over 35 organizations as volunteers fine-tune skills in areas like receiving and processing donations, customer service, and social skills. The Shoppes accommodate weekly to daily volunteer opportunities for individuals of all different abilities.

    “IBCCES is excited to announce the designation of Care & Share Thrift Shoppes to show that organizations of all types can benefit from training and certification to enhance the customer and community experience,” said Myron Pincomb, IBCCES Board Chairman.

     
  • Thanks to all of our shoppers, donors and volunteers for voting for us on a recent 6ABC WPVI TV poll.

     

     

  • As a special treat this year, we hosted a drive-in for our Volunteers!  We also created a special "Thank You" video from our staff, CLICK HERE to view it.

    We are very grateful for each volunteer.  Thanks for serving with us! CLICK HERE for additional photo's of the event!

     

Care & Share Thrift Shoppe is eager to hear from you! If you have any questions please do get in touch:

HOURS

SHOPPING

Mon -  Thu: 9AM  -  5PM

Fri:  9AM - 8PM

Sat:  9AM - 5PM

DONATING

Mon - Sat:  10AM - 5PM

Sunday: Closed

No Donation Pick-Ups are being scheduled at this time.