Emmaus South Wales' charity shop located on New Road in Porthcawl celebrated its 6th birthday on St David’s Day, March the 1st.

Celebrations at Emmaus Porthcawl

The Porthcawl shop opened in 2013 and has been part of the Porthcawl community ever since. To celebrate the occasion the the shop was adorned with bunting, balloons and of course a Welsh flag. There was also refreshments and cakes available for customers to enjoy!


Michelle, Deputy Shop Manager of the Porthcawl shop said “March the 1st is a special day at Emmaus Porthcawl, as it's our Birthday! This year, alongside new and regular customers, volunteers and Companions we celebrated being open 6 years! We are very grateful to our brilliant volunteers, who have also become our friends. Thank you to all our customers and local community for their continued support!"

 Daffodils to celebrate St David

The Emmaus shop in Porthcawl is well known amongst locals for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere and wide range of new and secondhand items for sale! You'll find everything in this shop from golf clubs and clothes to beds and books. You never know what bargains you may find with the ever-changing stock!

Companion outside the Porthcawl shop

St Davids day cakes donated by the Coop in Porthcawl

6th Birthday cake donated by the Coop in Porthcawl

Emmaus South Wales would like to thank The Co-op in Porthcawl for their donation of cupcakes and birthday cake for the occasion and the Porthcawl community for their support over the past six years.

If you would like to support your local homelessness charity, you can donate your quality unwanted items to any of our seven shops, or for larger items arrange a free collection.