Thrift Shops

By shopping, donating or volunteering at a Bethesda Thrift Shop or Donation Center, you’ll help positively affect the lives of the people Bethesda supports.

Give. Shop. Support. Connect.

When you shop at, donate to or volunteer at a Bethesda Thrift Shop, you’ll join us in our mission to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The income generated by our thrift shops helps the people we support lead fuller lives.

  • A sale made in our thrift shop in Wichita, Kansas, could help a man in New Jersey spend more time gardening by purchasing for a needed upgrade to his wheelchair.
  • The proceeds from new furniture sold in Horicon, Wisconsin, could mean that a young woman in California can finally afford to attend a Bethesda Camp.
  • Your donation to our thrift shop in Saginaw, Michigan, is sold by a person we support working in the thrift shop, whose proceeds help build a new deck for a group home in Illinois.

Since the first thrift shop opened in the 1960s, our thrift shops have been an important place for people of all abilities to connect with Bethesda and each other. In addition, our thrift shops provide local, affordable shopping options to families in the communities we serve and employment opportunities for people of all abilities. Those who staff our thrift shops and donation centers function as ambassadors for our mission—sharing their firsthand experiences about how Bethesda helps people with disabilities lead brighter, fuller lives.

Operating 18 thrift shops in eight states across the country, Bethesda’s thrift shops are a direct way for members of the community to support and connect with our mission.

Locate your nearest Bethesda Thrift Shop by using the menu below and learn more about their hours of operation and accepted items for donation.


We’re always looking for dedicated volunteers of all ages to help staff and support our Thrift Shops and Donation Centers.

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