A business that started with no money down and one fancy purse has snowballed in seven months into a women’s clothing resale store owned by two friends — both military veterans — who share a love and knowledge of “thrifting.”
Behind the White Door LLC, in Shelocta, is owned by Lisa Krouse-Gayarski, of Indiana, and Lisa Stahl, of Clymer.
Krouse-Gayarski and Stahl, who were neighbors and both single mothers years ago, used to go “thrifting” together to find clothes and “make the best of it,” said Krouse-Gayarski.
Krouse-Gayarski started the business online a week before the pandemic hit, purchasing items that caught her eye at area thrift stores and reselling the merchandise online through Facebook.
Then all the thrift stores closed.
She put the word out online that she was looking for donations, since people were stuck at home and cleaning out their closets but couldn’t offload their items to