What if you could change a life just by shopping for a bargain?

Second Chance Thrift Shoppe has amazing items at fantastic prices  and 100% of our profits go toward supporting adults with intellectual disabilities at Garden Center Services!

Our staff with and without disabilities work side-by-side to give you a great shopping experience where you can find designer clothes, unique collectables, and beautiful jewelry at fantastic prices. 

Do good when you shop!


"I just like to help people"

Inday is a gal with a bubbly personality who is quick with a laugh and friendly smile. She has attended Garden Center programs since 1997 where she shares an apartment with her long-time friend, Sue.

Inday is excited about learning the ropes at Second Chance. She’ll be drawing on her experience in Garden Center’s Volunteer Program where she has volunteered for many charities including Meals on Wheels and Operation Blessing Food Pantry, as well as packing and delivering orders through Garden Center’s General Store. 

When asked why she wants to work at Second Chance, Inday says, “I just like to help people.” She is just one of the many reasons you’re going to love shopping at Second Chance.

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Tuesday – Saturday: 10am to 4pm


Thursday & Saturday: 10 am to 2pm


Second Chance Thrift accepts donations Thursdays, & Saturdays from 10 am through 2pm at the northwest corner of the building.

We are glad to accept your new and gently used clothing, housewares, collectibles, jewelry, books, electronics, toys, videos, linens, and more.

We are unable to accept:

  • big box televisions & computers
  • cords
  • nails/screws or loose hardware
  • lightbulbs
  • soiled clothing/underwear
  • car seats
  • cribs
  • helmets
  • mattresses
  • used toiletries (factory sealed containers only please)
  • large furniture
  • appliances
  • large sports equipment

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