Hill Country Community Ministries Thrift Store to open in Leander in June

Hill Country Community Ministries Thrift Store will open June 1 in Leander.

Hill Country Community Ministries Thrift Store will open June 1 in Leander.

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Hill Country Community Ministries Thrift Store is opening June 1 at 1501 Leander Drive, Bldg. C, Unit 3, Leander.

The thrift store supports Hill Country Community Ministries, which is a local food pantry and resource center that serves western Williamson County and northwest Travis County. The organization serves about 3,500 individuals a month, three times the number of people it served three years ago, according to Executive Director Tiesa Hollaway.

Profits from the thrift store support Hill Country Community Ministries' ability to provide resources to those in need, such as those who have lost a job, lost a spouse due to death or divorce, or have faced a crisis that has led to financial strain, according to Hollaway. The thrift store needs volunteers to help run the store.

512-334-6464. www.hccm.org
By Marisa Charpentier

Reporter, Cedar Park | Leander

Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.



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