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Designer clothes at giant thrift shop in NJ

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Like most soon-to-be third graders, Sonja knows what she's looking for when it comes to back-to-school shopping. For kids trying to be fashionable -- and parents looking to keep it affordable -- there's the Ocean County Hunger Relief Warehouse in Toms River, New Jersey.

It's basically a huge thrift shop. Except here, you'll find brand new designer clothes for a fraction of the price.

There are jean shorts for $5 and T-shirts for just a dollar.

Recently, Aeropostale contributed new merchandise for kids of all ages.

Back-to-school shopping becomes pricier every year. According to a recent American Express survey, this year the average parent will spend about $1,100 on their child before the school year even starts.

The warehouse executive director, Carol Latif, says every dollar saved can go a long way.

The warehouse is open six days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New items are restocked every day.

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