Topic: FCS Thrift Boutique

Thrift Boutique partners with Cinderella’s Closet to offer Formal Wear

The FCS Thrift Boutique is partnering with Cinderella’s Closet of Monmouth County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting self-esteem among young adults, to offer a special sale of new formal dresses and gowns at the Boutique’s new location at 604 Second Avenue in Long Branch.

“We are excited to partner with Cinderella’s Closet, an organization whose Mission closely aligns with our own,” says FCS CEO Delly Beekman. “The partnership allows us to provide a valuable resource to budget-minded families and individuals, while at the same time, raise funds for essential programs and services that serve the most vulnerable in our community.” (more…)

FCS Thrift Boutique to reopen in new Location


The FCS Thrift Boutique’s new home at 604 Second Ave., Long Branch

Six months after fire damaged the building that housed the FCS (Family & Children’s Service) Thrift Boutique at 307 Branchport Avenue in Long Branch, forcing the agency to suspend business for the remainder of the year, we are proud to announce that the store will reopen in March in a new location just across town, at 604 Second Avenue in the West End Plaza.


FCS Thrift Boutique Closed Due to Fire

thrift1The FCS Thrift Boutique in Long Branch will be closed indefinitely due to fire. The blaze, which broke out in the upstairs apartment of the building at 307 Branchport Road on July 7th, was contained to the upstairs unit and no one was injured, but the resulting smoke and water damage forced the agency to temporarily suspend business. (more…)

Thrift Boutique Volunteers Needed

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Do you have an eye for fashion? Are you always on the lookout for a good bargain?  Do you enjoy meeting new people?  Then do we have an opportunity for you! We’re currently seeking responsible, enthusiastic, dedicated individuals to join our volunteer team at the FCS Thrift Boutique in Long Branch. The popular resale store, located at 307 Branchport Avenue, offers new and gently used men’s and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories for sale in a charming, boutique environment staffed by a knowledgeable, professional sales staff. But it’s the volunteers that really make the store special! (more…)

Woodhaven Lumber & Millwork, our 2015 Community Service Award Honoree


David and Alan Robinson, principals, Woodhaven Lumber & Millwork, 2015 Community Service Award

FCS is honored to recognize Woodhaven Lumber & Millwork and its principals Alan and David Robinson for their exceptional contributions to the agency with our 2015 Community Service Award to be presented at the agency’s annual fundraising gala, “E Komo Mai o Hawaii”, Saturday, October 24th at the beautiful Navesink Country Club.


Five ways to Update your Wardrobe by Shopping Thrift

Whetther it's one item, or several, there are plenty of ways to update your wardrobe at our Thrift Boutique

Whether it’s one item, or several, there are plenty of ways to update your wardrobe at our Thrift Boutique

Are you looking for ways to spruce up your wardrobe this winter without dropping a bundle? You may want to consider shopping the FCS Thrift Boutique. The fashion boutique, located at 307 Branchport Avenue in Long Branch, offers quality men’s and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories at deeply discounted prices. Name brand and designer items are donated every day and are marked for sale as quickly as possible. Some of the items are brand new with tags!  If you’ve never visited our Thrift Boutique, FCS volunteer Diane “Dee” Trillo has some suggestions for making your shopping experience a pleasant one. (more…)