Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Three Local Thrift Shops Seeking Donations to Benefit Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus


Give back this holiday season by donating gently used clothing, furniture, decorations and other items to any of Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus’ three thrift shops: Kimball Closet, Lots for Little Shoppe and The Treasure Chest. Each location is managed and operated solely by volunteers, and every donation supports the hospital’s programs and services.

“All donations made to our three thrift shops help support the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation,” said Maria Nelson, development manager at the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation. “Unfortunately, there are many fake donation centers or scams, making it hard to know who to trust when you’re making a contribution. When donating clothing or goods to any of the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus thrift shops, you can rest-assured that your donations will directly support the community and the hospital.”

Donations directly benefit the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation, helping fund hospital expansions, renovation projects and efforts to enhance health and medical care for the entire community. Additionally, donations provide affordable clothing, shoes, furniture, home décor and more to members of the community who are dealing with financial hardships.

“We are so thankful for all of the donations that not only provide valuable financial support to the hospital, but also fulfill a need in the community to provide affordable shopping,” continued Nelson. “The stores are always looking for more gently used items.”

The thrift shops are currently accepting clothing, handbags, shoes, jewelry, furniture, wall and home décor, books and much more. Donations are accepted Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at any of the following locations:

  • Kimball Closet
    Located in the Prospect Plaza
    255 S. New Prospect Road
    Jackson, NJ 08527
    (732) 886-5972
  • Lots for Little Shoppe
    Located in the Seagull Square Shopping Center
    1328 River Avenue
    Lakewood, NJ 08701
    (732) 364-6312
  • The Treasure Chest
    Located in the Lakehurst Circle Shopping Center
    666 Route 70
    Lakehurst, NJ 08733
    (732) 657-2590

“Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus’ thrift shops cannot run without the commitment and hard work of its volunteers. It takes many dedicated people to make each shop successful, and there is always a need for more help,” said Nelson. “Please consider donating your time as a volunteer to help provide outstanding thrifting experiences in any of the three locations.”

For more information or to become a volunteer, please call 732-886-4438.

About Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is an acute-care community hospital located in Lakewood, Ocean County. A Barnabas Health facility, Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus merged with Monmouth Medical Center, a teaching hospital located in Long Branch, Monmouth County, in 2014. The hospitals are dedicated to improving the health and well being of the communities they proudly serve through expanded access to specialty outpatient services that focus on preventive medicine and healthy living. The partnership has also expanded patients' access to geriatric and pediatric emergency services, as well as outpatient neurology, oncology and geriatric services. Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is in the process of converting to all private rooms, which will make it the only provider in the region with all private rooms for overnight stays. For more information about Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, visit

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