Owners are left wondering why two girls would steal money and ruin merchandise at a store where they can have whatever they want for free? What is happening here?
The owner of Tagless, James Weiderman, said that one of his volunteers noticed her wallet was missing from her purse that she left on the counter. As she began looking for it, two girls in denim jackets came running out of the changing room at the back of the store. They ran toward the front door and attempted to grab the Donation Box off the counter on the way out.
Luckily, my wife (Becky) convinced me to attach the box to the counter, so they only managed to break the box, but not steal it. After they left, the volunteers checked the changing room, found the wallet, minus its cash, and the below boots, Destroyed! We replaced the cash from the wallet and can buy a new donation box, but now I'm left feeling very disillusioned.
The store owners are left wondering why these girls are stealing from the people trying to help them and why they would destroy the boots?!
Our family has poured thousands of dollars of our own money into the shop, with nothing to gain except helping the people of this community. The satisfaction we've received has been well worth it, but when something like this happens, we can't help but wonder if what we're doing is really making a difference. If you have any information about the perpetrators, please let us know. There will be no criminal action taken, We just want to talk to them, ask why, and try to help them.
Clothing or monetary donations can be made at the shop during normal business hours. Monetary donations can also be made at: https://www.gofundme.com/help-tagless-build-confidence-in-our-children and are tax-deductible.
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