The beijinger’s fashion editor Tiffany Wang recently learned that Brand Nü, Beijing’s first charity store, needs the support of the Beijing community if it wants to stay open:
Beijing’s first charity store is presently at dire risk of losing its space.
Chances are, if you ever visit Wudaoying Hutong, you’ve popped by Brand Nü (Brand 女) before. The do-good shop – where you can donate old clothes, books and trinkets, and pick up accessories of like kind – first opened two years ago, just in time to help cultivate the area into what it is today.
But now, Brand Nü faces being shut down unless it can pay for the next two years of rent (RMB 84,000) by June 2011.
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