Coastal Hospice Thrift Store Hires New Manager

Robert Stewart

SALISBURY, MD – July 18, 2019 – The Coastal Hospice Thrift Store in Berlin, MD has welcomed a new Manager to oversee the staff, volunteers and the retail process from donations to customer purchase.

Robert Stewart brings nearly 20 years of retail and sales experience to the Coastal Hospice Thrift Store and has an in-depth knowledge of retail from a boutique perspective as well as a thrift store perspective.

Stewart worked for 10 years as a Business Development / Marketing Representative for companies such as Staples and Xerox, and then transitioned into the non-profit industry, with positions at Blind Industries and Lower Shore Enterprises. His direct retail experience comes from four years spent at Macy’s and Goodwill.

“We are excited to have Robert managing the Thrift Store,” said Bob Miller, Senior Director of Business Development. “He is a people person with a terrific ability to connect with the community, volunteers and employees. We also have an appreciation for his experience in sales and retail. Robert is a great addition to the Coastal Hospice Thrift Store staff.”

The proceeds from the Coastal Hospice Thrift Store help those in need of long term care at Stansell House, the new residential care facility in Ocean Pines, MD.

To inquire about donations or volunteering at the Coastal Hospice Thrift Store, Stewart can be reached at 410-641-1132.

Do You Know Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care?

Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a non-profit health care organization that cares for individuals facing life-limiting conditions but do not want to be defined by them, and instead want to remain as active and engaged as possible during the final chapter of their lives. Coastal Hospice cares for patients in their own homes, as well as in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake and the new Stansell House. The organization also provides “palliative” care which treats the symptoms and relieve the pain of a terminal illness or injury so that patients can enjoy the time remaining. Learn more about Coastal Hospice at www.coastalhospice.org and follow on Facebook and Instagram.

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