Eco-friendly and fully stocked, the Epiphany Fashions has something for everyone.
Now located in the basement of the Church of the Epiphany on the corner of Inglis Street, this clothing program has been serving the community and families needs since 2017.
Originally situated alongside the food bank when it was housed in its location on Opeongo Line, alternate arrangements had to be made when the food bank moved to Martin Street in 2019.
According to Epiphany Outreach Volunteer Tish Whitfield, there were, and continues to be, very few options for space in the Bay, but they are very grateful that the Church agreed to house the clothing program as part of its Community Outreach Program.
“At first, we were open every second Tuesday and on Saturdays, and run by volunteers. In May of this year however we received a summer grant that allowed us to hire someone to staff the service regularly during the summer months.”
Despite that support, Trish says that like every other business in the community right now, getting staff was a challenge. In fact, on the day we met, she had been desperately seeking someone to work for the remainder of the grant period.
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