Shop Secondhand this September

This month, we will be supporting Oxfam’s Secondhand September campaign.  

The initiative encourages shoppers to buy secondhand items only for 30 days throughout September, while also donating any pre-loved items you no longer want.

Shopping secondhand at Emmaus Brighton & Hove means you’ll not only be helping people overcome homelessness, but you’ll also be helping to protect the planet by rebelling against fast fashion and reducing waste.

Every penny you spend at our six secondhand shops goes back into our community, funding a home, meaningful work, training, food and living expenses for people who have experienced homelessness, like Sian.

Sian became homeless after losing her job at a care home, which she’d had for four years. Before moving into Emmaus Brighton & Hove, Sian would sleep outside Argos on the streets of Worthing. Now, Sian works at our café Revive and has made some good friends in the community. She says: “It feels like home here. If it hadn’t been for Emmaus, I don’t know where I’d be.”

If you’d like to support people like Sian, shop secondhand with us this September. Take a look at our opening times, or visit our online stores to browse pre-loved treasures from the comfort of your home.