Food For Thought, a nonprofit providing healing food and nutrition services to Sonoma County residents living with serious illnesses, announces it will close its retail store Food For Thought Antiques, Gifts, and Garden on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. The store is no longer accepting donations.
Located in the heart of Sonoma County’s Antique Row in Sebastopol, Food For Thought Antiques currently offers storewide price reductions of 10–50 percent. A closing sale offering steep discounts begins Friday, July 26. Shoppers can check Food For Thought Antique’s Facebook page for sale updates.
Well-known for its expansive and eclectic inventory, the store has a delightful collection of Victorian, retro, vintage, boho, upcycled, traditional, and nontraditional items, including furniture, rugs, home accessories, jewelry, art, books, and more. A whimsical outdoor area highlights treasures for yard, garden, and patio.
The store’s knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be on hand daily 11 a .m.–5 p.m. to help shopp ers
make the perfect selection of both new and used items.
According to Food For Thought Executive Director Ron Karp, the store was bequeathed to the agency in 2007 by longtime donor and volunteer Randall Johnson. “Our retail team has curated and managed this generous gift as a labor of love,” Karp says. “We are grateful to all of our staff and volunteers, whose efforts with the store have earned us much community goodwill and recognition.”
The store’s closure coincides with the end of its current lease and allows Food For Thought to remain focused on expanding food and nutrition services to Sonoma County residents living with illness.
Food For Thought Antiques, Gifts, and Garden
2701 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol, CA 95472
Hours: 11 a.m.–5 p.m. every day
About Food For Thought – Founded in 1988, Food For Thought is a nonprofit located in Forestville, CA, that provides healing nutrition and compassion to 875 people affected by serious illnesses in Sonoma County. The organization’s life-sustaining services are available at no charge to qualified clients and homeless individuals who are at risk of malnutrition. With the help of 500 dedicated volunteers, Food For Thought provides its clients with over 300,000 healthy meals per year, plus nutrition counseling, on-site cooking classes, a weekly hot lunch program, and an organic gardening project. Our services eliminate food insecurity, reduce hospital visits and medical expenses, and improve our clients’ health and quality of life. The agency advocates that nutritious food be recognized by the medical system as an essential component of health care.
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