Our Staff

Redeemed Goods is a volunteer driven ministry.  We operate with little paid staff to keep costs down and give as much to Open Arms Mission as possible.  Between the two locations (store & warehouse) we have 5 staff. Read about us below...
  • Renee MacLeod began volunteering at Redeemed Goods in the spring of 2016. She needed an occupation that would develop her relationship with Christ Jesus and found the volunteer position was just as fulfilling as a paid job. Her interest and dedication to the store was noticed by the manager and regular customers.  Renee has 3 teenagers: 2 boys and a girl and has lived in Welland all her life. She was raised with a family who have a kn...
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  • Su Datema - Manager

    Su Datema began volunteering at Redeemed Goods approximately 2 years ago. It was soon discovered that her bubbly personality was an asset to the store environment. She thrives each day in her work at the store; providing God's love to our community and professing His glory with her joyfulness. Su was raised in and attends the Christian Reformed Church. Her strength in faith and love for her Father is deeply rooted in the teachings ...
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  • Renee MacLeod - Store Clerk

    Renee MacLeod began volunteering at Redeemed Goods in the spring of 2016. She needed an occupation that would develop her relationship with Christ Jesus and found the volunteer position was just as fulfilling as a paid job. Her interest and dedication to the store was noticed by the manager and regular customers.  Renee has 3 teenagers: 2 boys and a girl and has lived in Welland all her life. She was raised with a family who have a kn...
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  • Sue St. Amour - Store Clerk

    Having reached retirement age from her full time occupation, Sue began volunteering at Open Arms Mission and Redeemed Goods in the spring of 2015. It was the perfect opportunity for her to become more active in her community and in her faith. Sue was offered a position to become staff as a store clerk at Redeemed Goods in the summer of 2016. It a great privilege to serve in this capacity. Sue attends Rosedale Baptist Church and h...
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  • Vicki Vanderschelde-Price - Online Associate

    Vicki has been a dedicated volunteer at Redeemed Goods since it's opening in 2008.  She was a volunteer as a store clerk weekly and is now maintaining the products section of our website as well as posting items on kijiji.  Vicki is very creative in how she writes descriptions about our products and she spends a great deal of time learning about specialty items to keep our customers informed.  
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