Lake Travis Thrift Shop to open in newly built location

The Lake Travis Thrift Shop will open Sept. 2 off RM 620. (Courtesy Sandy Beaty)
The Lake Travis Thrift Shop will open Sept. 2 off RM 620. (Courtesy Sandy Beaty)

The Lake Travis Thrift Shop will open Sept. 2 off RM 620. (Courtesy Sandy Beaty)

Local Nonprofit organization Ladies of Charity will open its new Lake Travis Thrift Shop location Sept. 2 at 440 Medical Parkway Drive, Lakeway, within the Lakeway medical district off RM 620. The organization broke ground on the newly built 12,000-square-foot site Nov. 14 in an effort to reduce the operational costs of the nonprofit. The Ladies of Charity previously rented a space at 1508 S. RM 620, Lakeway, which closed Aug. 26; however, the nonprofit will own the new shop rather than rent. The Lake Travis Thrift Shop sells a variety of items, including clothing, furniture, decor, toys and more. Established in 1991, the Lake Travis Thrift Shop is the largest provider of aid within the Lake Travis ISD region with proceeds supporting over 25 grassroots charities, according to the organization’s website. 512-263-0614. www.laketravisthrift.com

By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


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