“Serving God through community service” is the mission of the Morrison Opportunity Shop, 222 S. Ninth St., Leesburg. The thrift shop ministry of Morrison United Methodist Church began in 1999. During a ceremony honoring volunteers, Chairwoman Jackie Talley, Volunteer Coordinator Sally Nebel, and Manager Susan Merrell revealed $137,400 raised in 2016 will go to 45 local charities. Overall, the shop has awarded $1.5 million in monetary and in-kind donations to organizations, missions, and scholarships. To learn more or arrange free pick-up of large items, call 352.323.3409.