If you are a thrifter who has been missing out on going to local thrift stores to check out buried treasures, get ready to start looking again. The Salvation in El Paso announced that they will be reopening this week.

On Friday, June 5, and Saturday, June 6, from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. the Salvation Army store will be open for customers 60 years old and older. The store will then open for the general public from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. On Monday, June 8, the Salvation Army will reopen for normal hours, Monday - Saturday, 9 .m. - 6 p.m. There will be a special senior hour daily from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. daily. The store will maintain 25% capacity and if you have to wait to get in, there will be a waiting line outside with social distancing spacing.

If you don't have a mask, you can buy one for $1 at the door. There will be hand sanitizer at the doors and registers. Employees will wipe down carts after each use. There will be clear sneeze guards at each register. Public restrooms and fitting rooms will not be open.

If you want to have a donation picked up at your home, you'll need to leave the donations outside because truck drivers will not be allowed to enter homes. Donations will be sprayed with disinfectant and put in a 7 day quarantine area before it's sorted and priced in order to make sure all merchandise is clean and COVID-free.

You can donate gently used furniture, clothing and household appliances at 3920 Morehead Avenue from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. beginning Friday. If you need more information, you can call the Salvation Army Thrift Store at (915) 565-6937, go to their store at 3920 Morehead Avenue.