Revivals shops have reinvented resale whereas elevating cash for DAP Well being

Sandie Newton and Steven Henke, DAP Health's director of brand marketing, pose at the Revivals store in Palm Springs.

Sandie Newton and Steven Henke, DAP Well being’s director of name advertising and marketing, pose on the Revivals retailer in Palm Springs.

It feels like a win-win thought — and within the case of the 4 Revivals shops situated all through the Coachella Valley, it’s.

Whether or not you store on the Palm Springs, Cathedral Metropolis, Palm Desert or Indio Revivals shops, you might be serving to our group. Since 1995, 100% of all Revivals earnings profit DAP Well being, the award-winning advocacy-based well being middle in Palm Springs that serves greater than 10,000 sufferers in our group.

“We provide medical and psychological healthcare, STI testing and therapy, dentistry, pharmacy and lab,” says DAP Well being Director of Model Advertising and marketing Steven Henke. “Due to a wide range of wraparound providers, we allow sufferers to expertise optimum well being, together with social providers, help teams, different therapies and different wellness providers.”

DAP Well being is a profound and essential useful resource benefiting our whole valley, and an vital a part of the mandatory funding comes from the Revivals shops. For 27 years, the shops have served our group with a military of passionate volunteers.

Marci Lerner, volunteer coordinator for Revivals, praises her devoted volunteers: “We’re altering the world, one hour at a time,” she says.

DAP Well being CEO David Brinkman says: “The monetary contribution that Revivals shops present to DAP Well being is extra vital right this moment than ever earlier than. The AIDS disaster taught us {that a} group response is the best response if we wish to handle gaps in well being care.”

Revivals is the only thrift shop in America to feature its own brand of new furniture, lighting, rugs and accessories.

Revivals is the one thrift store in America to characteristic its personal model of recent furnishings, lighting, rugs and equipment.

In reality, this yr the 4 revivals shops have been capable of donate $1.4 million to DAP Well being, a really spectacular accomplishment however not stunning whenever you notice the present development and recognition of thrift and classic buying.

Nevertheless, Revivals is way more than resale. All 4 shops provide new merchandise in addition to gently used gadgets. From new clothes donated by native designers like Bob Mackie and Wil Stiles to the favored Mode upscale however modestly priced furnishings line, clients have an enormous array of merchandise to select from, all whereas supporting their group.

It is the dwelling, respiratory embodiment of “looking for a trigger.”

Henke says: “Revivals reinvented resale, including model new gadgets at reasonably priced costs. Seven years in the past, the choice was made to get into the brand new residence décor enterprise. Revivals is the one thrift store in America to characteristic its personal model of recent furnishings, lighting, rugs and equipment. We love that consumers can select from model new furnishings and equipment whereas mixing their new model with thrift retailer finds from the last decade of their alternative.”

It is for this successful mixture that so importantly advantages our valley that we award this week’s Jordan Schnitzer Household Basis Energy of Group $1,000 grant to Revivals so they might proceed their wonderful outreach and help.

“Now greater than ever it’s a badge of honor to put on classic and second-hand clothes,” Henke says. “Conformity is out. Creating one’s personal distinctive model, from trend to furnishings, is in. Being a accountable client performs an vital position in buying conduct. The stigma of resale is gone.”

Sure. Revivals really exemplifies the idea, and it seems buying, donating and volunteering actually does assist create a more healthy Coachella Valley. So, store away, associates! It is an enormous win-win for all!

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Sandie Newton is an award-winning broadcast journalist who started her profession in Los Angeles as cohost of the nationally syndicated present “PM Journal.” She went on to host many native and nationwide reveals like “Hollywood Insider” earlier than changing into one of many unique anchors for E! and a daily on Hallmark Channel’s “House & Household.” In 2017, she moved to the desert full time, creating and internet hosting NBCares for greater than six years, profiling over 300 valley nonprofits. She is at the moment the host of “Desert Chat,” a brand new half-hour way of life present spotlighting all the great individuals, occasions and information within the Coachella Valley, debuting in September on KESQ and Fox 11.

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