Man over 65 have the highest rate of suicide. MMHF has responded by establishing and implementing Blokes OpShops to
Through MMHFs Blokes OpShops a secondary benefit in line with MMHFs charitable purpose is enabled because Blokes OpShops will provide a place for men of all ages and to browse, meet and communicate together in a familiar environment of men’s stuff; particularly men as volunteers in the 70’s who can become OpShop volunteers – this is the case for general op-shops whose volunteers are predominantly women.
As such MMHF Blokes OpShop have been identified because their focus will be on males and especially males over 70.
Our first Blokes OpShop is scheduled for start-up on its July 2023 in Melbourne
The Blokes OpShops, which can be likened to a mini second-hand hardware warehouse where the op-shop ethos of recycling, the charitable nature of the not-for-profit gesture of customers, Blokes OpShops provide the “vibe” of an op-shop for buyers and indeed is a shop that offers an item to those looking for the odd handyman or equipment bargain or two, or perhaps just the shopping experience for something different and useful or important to them.
This could be a single nut or a washer you want and prefer not to have to buy 3 or six at a big retails store; if you need a gen set there is nothing better that a new old stock at half the price and, if you need a decent vice or anvil say goodbye to a lot of $ at the Blokes OpShop shop.
The Blokes OpShops generate revenue for MMHF. Blokes OpShops are an operations division of MMHF and all revenue raised by the MMHF Blokes OpShops is direct revenue after profit to MMHF