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ReUse It Center Makes Special Year-End Donations


By Lucky Kidd


McPHERSON, Kan. — 2023 was a successful year for the ReUse It Center in McPherson, with sales up 39 percent from 2022. As a result, they were able to make some extra year-end donations, which combined with earlier distributions to bring their total for the year to $78,900.

Since it opened in November 2011, ReUse It Center, which sells a lot of things that can be reused for any number of things, limited by your imagination, has donated $515,195.51 to local charities… and on top of that another $10,000 in products to them.

McPherson County Food Bank- ReUse It Center
McPherson County Food Bank receives $1,250 donation from the ReUse It Center. (Photo Credit: ReUse It Center)

ReUse It Center currently provides support on a consistent basis to 15 organizations, 14 based in McPherson County and one to an international non-profit which has significant ties to McPherson County, Mennonite Central Committee.

Other organizations they support include STEP MC, Oxford House, Omega, McPherson Ministerial Alliance, McPherson Housing Coalition, Habitat for Humanity, McPherson Senior Center, Celebrate Recovery, Inman Ministerial Alliance, Marquette Ministerial Alliance, Outreach McPherson, McPherson County Food Bank, and Canton/Galva Ministerial Alliance.

To see more photos of the donation recipients, you can view them on the ReUse It Center’s Facebook page.