non-profit thrift store in support of Adeara Recovery Centre

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Westpoint Location Closing

To our valued customers, With much sadness, we announce that More Than a Fad’s Westpoint location will close effective October 29, 2022. This decision, made by the governing board, has been difficult as we have loved this location and community. Despite the opportunity, our growth could not be sustained in this venture just yet. Therefore, we have decided to scale back our operations to two stores only, Kingsway and Southside. Thank you for shopping and spreading the word about our stores. Your purchases are having an impact through the work of Adeara Recovery Centre, and we hope to continue growing that impact through our thrift stores. While this change is a loss, it is also an opportunity. Our team is...

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More Than a Fad is Turning Two!

More Than a Fad is turning TWO on Saturday, July 2, and you're invited to celebrate with us at our Southside location!! The day will be filled with celebrations, draw prizes, a food truck, an opportunity to learn more about @adeararecovery, countless thrifted treasures and perhaps even a sale!! Keep your eyes peeled to our social media all week long as we celebrate the countless individuals, groups, churches, businesses and foundations that have supported More Than a Fad over the past two years.  Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for all the birthday details and celebrations! @more.than.a.fad  

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Have Yourself a Thrifting Little Christmas! - Local Thrift Passport

Have yourself a thrifting little Christmas!   Join More Than a Fad, The Mustard Seed Thrift Store and The Bissel Centre Thrift Shop - three agencies coming together to serve our community this Christmas! Together we have created a thrifting passport for you to collect stamps, purchase some great thrifted finds, win a prize and support our most vulnerable population. Here’s how it works: From December 1 - 30 visit any of More Than a Fad, The Mustard Seed and The Bissel thrift stores to collect passport stamps. If you collect all 12 stamps you will be entered to win an amazing prize! Here's a sneak peak of some of the ways you can collect stamps. Physical passport booklets are available NOW...

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Kingsway Location Opening

The news you have been waiting for! More Than A Fad is launching its SECOND location in the Kingsway neighbourhood on Wednesday, July 14th!  We are so excited to further our mission of spreading awareness and generating funds for the women walking through recovery at @adeararecovery Swing by either our Southside (6924-68 Ave ) or new Kingsway location (10131 Princess Elizabeth Ave ) during the opening week (July 14 - 21) to score one of our brand new canvas tote’s for $5.00 when you spend $50 or more. Come hang out and get to know our Kingsway team, and of course, find some thrifty items! Address: Kingsway - 10131 Princess Elizabeth Ave South Side - 6924 - 68 Ave Our...

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Sidetracked by Antiques

More Than A Fad Thrift Store is so much more than an ordinary thrift store. We are passionate about creating community, giving generously, and educating the public about addiction recovery in Edmonton.  Through highlighting other local businesses and entrepreneurs in our city, we hope to reciprocate the support they have shown us and foster a community that not only supports one another, but also does good for our neighbourhood.   Today, we are highlighting Lorena Franchuk from Sidetracked by Antiques. Lorena has been a part of our community since the store was known as Treats n' Treasures, and has continued to shop with us after the transition to More Than A Fad. To get in contact with Lorena or learn more about...

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