Restart in Style: Pop-up shop gives hurricane victims free designer clothing

Restart in Style: Pop-up shop gives hurricane victims free designer clothing

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An unexpected package arrived a few weeks ago at Support the Port, a local charity that helps the underserved in Wilmington.

“We got a package...1,500 pounds of clothes from Oak Hill Country Club in New York. Designer clothes still in plastic with the tags on, and we just knew we had to do something,” said Support the Port Founder Cedric Harrison.

With $50,000 worth of designer clothes in his possession, Harrison created a pop-up shop to help give back to Hurricane Florence survivors.

“For someone to come home, not having any job or income and then be affected by the storm and now they are trying to restart again, and we get to help them this time in style,” Harrison said.

The pop-up shop located at 19 North Ninth Street is open Monday-Friday through Christmas Eve from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-6 p.m.

“Come get this stuff," Harrison said. "We want it out of here before the New Year. I sort of feel like Robinhood with all these name brand clothes and being able to give them out to those that could never, ever afford it,” said Harrison.

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