2A Priory Lane,
Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm
Tel: 01772 378810
Sells: Women’s clothing; accessories; shoes.
Great for: Designer and high street labels; party wear; vintage.
Donate: At the shop or Donation Centre.
Our shops are our presence in the communities we serve, raising not only vital funds, but also awareness of the hospice across Preston, Chorley and South Ribble.Discover More
Most of our shops rely on donations from members of the public for their stock and we always need clean, saleable items in good condition that people will want to buy.Discover More
Sylvia Roberts from Penwortham has been volunteering at our ladies’ boutique since the start – and says it’s been fantastic at helping her feel part of the community.
She says: “I’d lived in Northern Ireland for many years and moved back to Lancashire into Penwortham when my father became ill. At first it felt quite lonely, as my best friends didn’t live in the village and I didn’t know anyone. I wanted to get out and about and meet some people in Penwortham and when I saw that St Catherine’s was opening the boutique I thought it would be a great way to do it.
“It was the best thing I could have done! I have made many new friends through the shop – other volunteers, and also the regular customers who come in each week. The place has become a real community hub in the area and there’s a lovely atmosphere. I really enjoy coming in to ‘work’ – we have such a laugh! And it’s great knowing that what we’re doing is helping to raise money for such a good cause.
“The Penwortham boutique is the perfect place for me – I love sorting through the donations and seeing what lovely things have been given to us. We are really lucky with some of the labels we get, and it’s fantastic seeing how happy the customers are when they get such a good deal! They often come back the following week wearing what they bought on their last visit to show it off which is so nice to see.
“I’m so pleased I signed up to become a volunteer with St Catherine’s as I get such a lot out of it – I’m sure there are lots of other people who would enjoy it too.”