The benefits of thrift shopping are abundant: You save money on high-quality clothing, you can uncover retro gems from another era, and in some cases, you can support a worthy cause such as helping families in need or aiding a local animal shelter. Does it get any better than that? Get thrifting and find some hidden treasure at these 10 great thrift stores in West Virginia.
Hospice Care Thrift Shop, now called The Resale Shops, is part of WV Caring, a non-profit organization that provides support in tangible ways to those who are seriously or terminally ill. Founded in 1983, the goal of the organization is to offer patients and families improved care through meeting physical, emotional, and spiritual needs in practical ways. Donations are accepted and all proceeds from the thrift store go to benefit patients.
This is one of the nicest gently-used clothing stores in the area with brand donations like White Stag, Coldwater Creek, London Fog, J. Crew, and Ralph Lauren. Past N’ Present Gently Used Clothing Shop in Charleston, West Virginia, also has a monthly fill-the-bag sale for $3, and a large selection of clean used clothing for men and women. Since they’re operated by the YWCA, all proceeds go to benefit local women’s shelters.
This non-profit community center is all about serving the needs of the local area and offering hope for those in need. House of the Carpenter in Wheeling, West Virginia, was founded in 1970 through the United Methodist Church and includes a food pantry and clothing center. In addition to used clothing, the thrift store also has home goods and furniture. All clothing is sold for a quarter every day except when it’s only 10 cents on Tuesdays.
Operated by a friendly staff, this little used clothing store is a diamond in the rough. If you’re looking for inexpensive and clean items in good shape, this is the place to visit. They also have a good selection of shoes, children’s toys, antiques, appliances, furniture, and collectibles. Open Monday through Friday, they have a second store located in Philippi.
If you’re looking for a clean, friendly shop to find great bargains, Encore A Thrift Store in Gassaway, West Virginia, is the place for you. This little discount store offers a great hodgepodge of gently used clothing and other household items where you’re sure to find a treasure. Staffed by volunteers, everyone will work hard to make your experience a good one. Proceeds go to help local families in need.
Great finds at great prices. That’s what you’ll find at Penny Pincher Thrift Store in Fairmont, West Virginia. If you’re looking for a good place to donate good used clothing and other items, you’ll be glad to know that this little store takes great care in pricing things to sell and the benefits good to help families. The store is open Monday through Friday.
Opened as Lucky’s Attic in 2003, the store was renamed Animal Friends Thrift Shoppe to better state what the proceeds support. Founded by Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia, donations of new and used clothing and other items are greatly appreciated and resold to provide items and care needed for animals that have been abused or are without homes.
With two convenient locations in Charleston, West Virginia, Mountain Mission accept clothing, shoes, household items, books, furniture, and appliances for resale with all proceeds going to fund Emergency Assistance Programs in the state and around the world. The friendly staff will help you find exactly what you’re looking to purchase.
When you visit The Ranch Community Store in Morgantown, West Virginia, besides getting great deals on used items, you’re also supporting Chestnut Mountain Ranch Boys Home & School, a home away from home for boys under 18 who are in crisis. With a wide variety of donated merchandise on hand, you’ll find something from the large selection of clothing, shoes, household furnishings, electronics, even vehicles.
Open four days a week, This & That Consignment Shop in Kearneysville, West Virginia, is a reseller of all things used. They have great discounts and specials during the week, and the friendly sales staff can help you locate that perfect bargain or treasure. They also accept clean and gently used items if you’re looking for a place to donate.