Thrift store raises $1 million to fight Alzheimer's
The 10-year-old Guardian Angel Thrift store in Fuquay-Varina celebrates a new milestone Saturday afternoon: $1 million in donations to Alzheimer's research.Posted — Updated
The store celebrated with live Dixieland music, games, a raffle and children's activities at its 742 N. Main St. location.
Laura Gaddis founded the store after watching her mother struggle with Alzheimer's for 12 years. With help from family members, the thrift store outgrew its 1,400-square-foot facility and moved into its current 26,000-square-foot location within four years.
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