Lotus House Thrift (203 NW 36th St., Miami) is a Wynwood extension of Overtown's Lotus House Women's Shelter. It is a thrift shop that specializes in selling clothes, furniture, electronics, and household goods to help fund shelter meals, housing, health services, job training, and more. I bought a Sony amp there for $10. Check 'em out.
Here's video of some ladies from Lotus House singing "Lean On Me" at last Saturday's grand opening. Log on to lotushouseshelter.org/thrift.html for more info.
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