Enjoying Christmas with Emmaus Sheffield

IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas at homeless charity Emmaus Sheffield as its popular second hand superstore launches a range of festive items for the home.

On sale at the charity’s Cadman Street store, close to Sheffield’s Canal Basin, is a full range of decorations, including some items hand crafted by the Emmaus companions and volunteers.

“You can go to the high street but if you’re looking for something a little more quirky and unusual I would say you should definitely call in and see what we have for sale,” said Emmaus shop supervisor Kate Morgan.

“Come in and take a look – and while you’re down here you’re almost certain to pick up a last minute gift or two from our extensive range of items, including everything from clothing to books, CDs and DVDs as well as household goods and bric-a-brac.”

Emmaus Sheffield is a drug and alcohol free project that provides a home, support and work for formerly homeless people in the city.

Through its Social Enterprise programme it aims to provide meaningful work for the people it supports – companions – to eventually become self-supporting once more.

The shop is open 9am to 4.30 Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm Saturdays and 11am to 4pm Sundays.

To find out more about Emmaus Sheffield visit www.emmaus-sheffield.org.uk

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