Manistee Salvation Army Thrift Store In Jeopardy.
Manistee, Michigan located in the Upper Peninsula of the State of Michigan has had a Salvation Army Thrift Store for over 40 years. Now it is scheduled to close the last of June 2012.
In this current economy with so many people relying of Social Security and unemployment checks because many have lost their jobs for one reason or another, families are relying more on thrift stores than ever before. One such thrift store is the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Manistee, Michigan. This store has been in the business of lending a helping hand to thousands of people over the course of the last 40 years. According to store staff this store has is making a monthly profit in addition to servicing their community. However, their corporate offices feel the store is losing money for Salvation Army and set plans in motion to close up shop the end of June 2012.
The community of Manistee is sick over the store closing and has submitted over 200 names to the corporate office to please keep the store open, as people rely on their services. The community is hoping for positive results from their efforts, but if the corporate offices do not feel the same way the store will close as scheduled.