Eolia Christian Community Outreach

Donations for Thrift Store

We accept donations throughout the year.  Donations are either sold through our ECCO Thrift Store to raise funds needed to support our ministry, or they are given to those in need in our community.

We accept many types of donated items, such as:

      Gently used clothing and shoes

        Household items

        Kitchen supplies – dishes, pots & pans, cooking utensils

         Books, videos, DVD’s, magazines

        Children’s toys, games, books

        School supplies

       Small and large household appliances

        Bed linens, blankets, towels

         Furniture and beds

         Personal care items

        Medical supplies – wheelchairs, canes, walkers, diabetic supplies, adult incontinence supplies

         Baby clothing, diapers, wipes, baby formula, cribs, and baby care products

 Cleaning supplies

Canned goods and nonperishable food items

Supporting Partners

  • EQT Foundation Pittsburg, PA

  • Brethern in Christ Joyful Gleaners Chambersburg, PA

  • Community Trinity Church Cincinnati, OH

  • Feed The Hunger  Burlington, Nc

  • God's Pantry Lexington, KY

  • Letcher County Parks and Rec.

  • Mennonite Central Committee Whitesburg, KY

  • New Path Inc. Ginghamsburg UN Tipp City, OH

  • Chris and Mary Anne Gagnon Cincinnati, OH

  • Sondra Stroupe Clover, Sc

  • Tom & Lois Chamness Thomsontown, PA

  • Mark & Donna Pieffer Waynesboro, PA

  • Xtreme Steam Cleaning LLC. Eolia, KY

ECCO Service Partners

  • Home Health Agencies - supplies personal care items (lotion, shampoo, bed linens, hospital gowns, health care and cleaning supplies) to nurses and aides for patients. There are over 400 home health patients in Letcher County, at least  half of them living below the poverty level.

  • Arlie Boggs Elementary School - Provides student supplies, back-packs, books, personal care items, clothing, snacks, and art supplies. Only 30% of their parents are high school graduates.

  • Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) - provides supplies to Letcher County Health Department for infant care.

  • L.K.L.P Community Action Council - Assists with utility bills, food, clothing, furniture, and other emergency needs.

  • Kentucky River Community Care - Works with special needs of children and their families.

  • Eastern Kentucky Veteran's Home - Supplies personal care items, clothes, snacks

  • Letcher County Senior Citizen Centers - Shares perishable food when ECCO receives more than they can distribute. Also shares fabric for quilts. 

  • Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center -  ECCO does a fundraiser once a year on behalf of APCC, to raise money to help save unborn babies.  APCC cares for pregnant women and advocates for the lives of their unborn babies.

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Thrift Store

The ECCO Thrift Store hours of operation are:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10 am – 2 pm.  Closed on Tuesdays and weekends.

The thrift store sells gently used clothing and household items, as well as toys, books, videos and furniture.  All proceeds from the sale of these donated items support the ECCO ministry.