David Johnston's article "Charity Thrifts" (Sept. 27) was very enlightening and also appalling to me.
I feel that as interesting as the article was, it worries me for fear it may give a bad name to the thrift shops that are giving 100% of their profits to charitable organizations. I am sure that there must be quite a few of them.
I would like to tell you about the Cystic Fibrosis Thrift Shop, located at 4003 E. Fourth Street, Long Beach 90814. (213) 433-0493.
We have been in operation for 15 years. We are 22 ladies, all volunteers; we are a unit working together to raise money for research for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. No one is paid; all our time is donated as is all the merchandise we have for sale. The only expense is the rent and utilities.