No matter what side of town you find yourself in, there’s sure to be a thrift store nearby here in Spokane. Thrift stores are great for finding awesome clothes, furniture, and other goodies at a killer price. Not only that, but the things you find in thrift stores are always unique. There are almost never two of the same thing and oftentimes things that get donated aren’t things you’d be able to find anywhere else. In addition, many thrift stores work within their community to help those in need with the profits they make from their sales. In this article, we’ll tell you all the best thrift stores to hit on your journey around Spokane.
Located on West Boone Avenue, Value Village is one of the larger thrift stores on this list. Their journey started in 1954 back when their first thrift store was located in an old movie theatre in San Francisco’s Mission District. Since then, they’ve opened stores across the U.S, Canada, and Australia and have consistently partnered with local nonprofit organizations. Value Village also runs one of the most robust recycling and up-cycling programs in the world. This program allows them to keep, on average, 700 million pounds of reusable items out of area landfills every year. They stand firmly in support of the circular economy. In addition to all of this, they have an amazingly large selection of second-hand goods! You can find everything from sweaters and jeans to kitchen supplies and books at Value Village.
Located on East Trent Avenue, Global Neighborhood is a local Spokane thrift store. Their goals are to heal the world and save the planet by offering pathways to employment for refugees here in Spokane. A job at Global Neighborhood offers income, in-depth training, a local reference, a schedule that accommodates ESL classes, and a community of support to local refugees. At Global Neighborhood, they work hard to recycle donated items that cannot be resold and strive to grow their recycling program. When you shop their amazing selection of second-hand goods, you’re supporting a company on an amazing mission to help others here in Spokane.
Located on South Monroe Street, The Reclothery is an exceptional women’s consignment store here in Spokane. The Reclothery has been serving the greater Spokane area for 40 years, continuing a long tradition of helping women to find unique treasures and keeping their closets fresh on a budget. This thrift store has something for moms, daughters, grandmothers, sisters, and friends alike. They also have a huge selection of jewelry, handbags, hats, tops, bottoms, and more!
The Arc of Spokane
Located on North Ruby Street, The Arc of Spokane is on a mission to promote independence and choice and enhance the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities as well as their families. When you shop at The Arc of Spokane you aren’t just getting great deals, you’re also supporting an amazing local organization that makes real changes in our community. The Arc is a fairly large location with enough room for larger finds like sofas and credenzas, so it’s a great stop if you’re looking for great deals on furniture. They also carry eclectic knick-knacks, stylish clothes, and so much more!
Garland Resale Boutique
Located on South Howard Street, the Garland Resale Boutique is an upscale women’s resale and consignment boutique in downtown Spokane. They strive to create the best experience possible by finding the highest quality new or gently used clothes. In addition, they carry lovely gift items such as candles, jewelry, greeting cards, and artist prints. At the Garland Resale Boutique, they curate their inventory to create an authentic and quality brand that you’re sure to fall in love with. They love to support local makers and strive to source locally whenever they can.
Habitat for Humanity
The Habitat Store is a nonprofit, home-improvement store that sells new and gently used donated furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials at a great price. The Habitat Store is independently owned and operated by Habitat for Humanity-Spokane. 100% of the proceeds support Habitat-Spokane’s mission of building decent and affordable homes for individuals and families who partner with them in the community. When you shop or donate at the Habitat Store, you become a part of a worldwide movement dedicated to making sure everyone has a decent place to live. It’s never been easier to help your community and you can get some good deals while you’re at it!
You’re bound to have heard of Goodwill, but the Goodwill Outlet offers an entirely unique experience. At the Goodwill Outlet, you can get great deals by the pound. Items here are sold primarily by weight after they didn’t sell in the Goodwill retail stores. Pick up clothes, shoes, housewares, electronics, books, CDs, records, furniture, bicycles, and more all at an extreme discount. Stop by and see what treasures await you in the Goodwill Outlet Bins.
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