Who Owns Salvation Army Thrift Stores?

Who owns the Salvation Army?

The Salvation Army
GeneralBrian Peddle
HeadquartersLondon, EC4 United Kingdom
FounderWilliam and Catherine Booth

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Are Salvation Army stores privately owned?

You betcha. Savers, Unique Thrift stores and Valu Thrift do. All are for-profit stores in the biz to make money like any retailer, not to support a charitable mission.” For example, The Salvation Army Family Stores are owned by the nonprofit organization The Salvation Army, but they are not The Salvation Army.

Who owns unique thrift stores?

Savers operates some 300 stores in more than two dozen states, under the names Savers, Value Village, Unique and Valu Thrift, and is owned by the private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners and Tom Ellison, the son of the Savers founder William O. Ellison.

What percentage does Goodwill give to charity?

More than 87 percent of the collective revenue from the sale of donated goods at Goodwill organizations supports and grows their critical community-based programs and services.