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Grand Opening for The Hope Shop, Oliver Gospel Mission’s 3rd Social Enterprise

CRBR Biz Wire //July 20, 2023//

Grand Opening for The Hope Shop, Oliver Gospel Mission’s 3rd Social Enterprise

CRBR Biz Wire //July 20, 2023//

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The shop features a wide variety of styles and brands for men and women, all high-end or vintage

Columbia, SC – The Hope Shop is the newest addition to downtown Columbia’s retail landscape. The boutique, offering hand-selected items for both men and women, is opening on July 29th, 2023. The highly anticipated shop will introduce a distinctive shopping experience that combines fashion, compassion, and community support.

“I am extremely excited that Oliver Gospel has birthed a new concept of hope and collaboration called The Hope Shop, a men’s and women’s boutique with purpose,” says Executive Director, Travis McNeal.

The Hope Shop was founded with a mission to give each purchase a greater purpose: to serve those in need of food and shelter. As a social enterprise of Oliver Gospel Mission, the boutique aims to provide another way for the city to come together to help their hurting neighbors. This grand opening marks a significant milestone in the journey of Oliver Gospel and its commitment to engaging and transforming lives across the Midlands.

The grand opening ceremony promises to be an extraordinary event, featuring refreshments, giveaways, and special deals. Guests will have the opportunity to explore their carefully curated selection of vintage, modern, high-end clothing, jewelry, and accessories for both men and women. There is certainly something for everyone.

Customers shopping during the private preview event

“We’ve already had SO many people join in the past 10 months, volunteering, donating and giving of their time and talents to create something very special that will generate needed funds for our programs,” says McNeal.

The grand opening of The Hope Shop will take place at 1111 Taylor Street on July 29th, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Local influencers, community leaders, and fashion enthusiasts will come together to support this remarkable initiative, making it an event not to be missed.

For more information about The Hope Shop, please visit or call (803) 529-1746.

About Oliver Gospel Mission: Oliver Gospel is a community-based mission that helps those experiencing homelessness, poverty, or addiction transform their lives through physical, spiritual, and relational support to lead full, healthy lives.

Through our Men’s Center, Toby’s Place (center for women and children), and our social enterprises, we provide holistic rehabilitation, transitional housing, and career development, always aiming for permanent housing and a solid community for each person who comes through our doors.