If you've got some Christmas shopping left and would like to help local veterans and seniors, look to the New 2 U Thrift Shop, located inside the CNY Veterans Outreach Center (former YMCA building) in downtown Utica. The center is in need of donations of clothes, household items and small furniture items and has some great gift giving ideas.

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Here are the details according to the Parkway Senior Center of Utica :

"The PSC and CNY Veteran's Outreach Center thrift store is open! It is located at 726 Washington Street in Utica.

Come in to donate or to buy something."

Special hours this week, open today: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m, and Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon.

For more information, visit psc-utica.com or call: (315) 724-6600.