GET A GLIMPSE OF
WHAT WE DO
GET A GLIMPSE OF
WHAT WE DO
Learn more about what inspired our journey here at Clutter 2 Care.
In 2018, Clutter 2 Care was established in Cincinnati, Ohio, beginning with one single yard sale. That initial yard sale raised over $2,000 which was then given to Back2Back Haiti to complete the soccer field project at one of the orphanages they serve.
We are a family-owned nonprofit thrift store aiming to raise funds for at-risk and marginalized children in our community and all over the world. We are not sponsored or affiliated with any church or organization. All of our staff is volunteer, with no paid salaries, so all funds raised go straight back out to our community.
Each month, we choose a different mission partner who is working "boots on the ground" to serve the low income, at risk, traumatized children of our community and world.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also able to extend our helping hands to people in need. We have made it possible to shop in our inventory for new sets of clothes and other items to aid growing families during this season of job loss and financial instability.
Our Humble Beginnings
It was in 2017 when our journey to Clutter 2 Care started. It was when God called our family for a mission trip in Haiti. While we were there, we felt God telling us to do more, give more, and be more in His plan for the people in Haiti. At that time, we thought He wanted us to quit our jobs, sell everything, and move to Haiti. And so, we took the first steps, but maybe we understood it wrong.
While waiting for signs moving forward, we decided to do a community-wide yard sale to raise funds for Back2Back Ministries and its staff members. Moreover, one of our friends was also raising funds for a new truck and our hosts needed sponsor funds. So we asked the neighborhood to clean out their basements and garage and bring us their clutter. A weekend after, we raised funds and had over $2,000 for our friends in Haiti.
But the blessings didn’t end there. After the garage sale, we took the leftover items to resale shops and with the raised funds, we were able to throw a pool party for the Haitian children we served at orphanages. We felt overjoyed listening to their laughter and seeing them enjoy swimming; it was such an amazing experience to witness.
Who knew someone’s old books, clothes, and other stored items could be a way to bring hope for children? Since the garage sale, God has been giving us a lot of opportunities to keep gathering clutter and turning them into missionary outreach funds. We have been called to do more, give more, and be more in His plan—what an adventure He has given us!
With your unyielding support for our cause, we’re in high spirits to continue converting clutter to hope and love for the people in our community and all over the world.