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HIOB International - Brig-Glis, VS, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 46° 18.482 E 007° 58.149
32T E 420623 N 5128789
Quick Description: A large thrift store in the west of Glis.
Location: Valais, Switzerland
Date Posted: 11/13/2018 12:26:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMZHDR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69
Views: 1

Long Description:
EN: HIOB International is a Swiss charity organization that runs 25 thrift stores all over the country. They sell all sorts of second hand goods. You can also donate goods to them.

HIOB runs over 250 charity operations in over 50 countries each year. Their main task is to ship second hand hardware used in factories, work shops or hospitals to third world countries. This covers things like machines, wheel chairs, tools, hospital equipment or bicycles.

The thrift stores are mainly used to earn the needed money for storage and shipping of the donated hardware.

This HIOB is locaated in the west of Glis at the road to Visp. It is the main location of the German-speaking part of the canton of Valais.

Opening hours:
Mon – Fri: 09:00 – 12:00 / 13:30 - 18:30
Sat: 09:00 – 17:00

DE: HIOB International ist eine Schweizer Wohltätigkeitsorganisation, die im ganzen Land 25 Secondhand-Läden betreibt. Sie verkaufen alle möglichen Gebrauchtwaren. Sie nehmen auch gerne Warenspenden an.

HIOB betreibt jedes Jahr über 250 Wohltätigkeitsprojekte in über 50 Ländern. Ihre Hauptaufgabe besteht darin, gebrauchte Hardware in Fabriken, Werkstätten oder Krankenhäuser in Länder der Dritten Welt zu liefern. Dazu gehören Maschinen, Rollstühle, Werkzeuge, Krankenhausausstattung oder Fahrräder.

Die Gebrauchtwarenläden werden hauptsächlich dazu verwendet, um das benötigte Geld für die Lagerung und den Versand der gespendeten Hardware zu verdienen.

Dieses HIOB befindet sich westlich von Glis an der Straße nach Visp. Es ist der Hauptstandort des deutschsprachigen Teils des Kantons Wallis.

Öffnungszeiten:
Mo - Fr: 09:00 - 12:00 / 13:30 - 18:30 Uhr
Sa: 09:00 bis 17:00 Uhr
Street Address:
Kantonsstrasse 23
Brig-Glis, VS Switzerland
3902


Phone number: 027 921 67 77

Condition of store and merchandise:

Visit Instructions:

A new log for any Waymarks in the Thrift Store category could include a brief mention of the store's condition and that of its merchandise. Was it clean and well-organized? That would be nice to know.

If you saw anything really interesting at the store, include that in your log and write about what you bought, if anything, and whether you got any real treasures during your visit.

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