Many people know about the great deals you can get at Treasures Thrift Shop, but did you know that all proceeds from the store support our neighbors in need and we rely on your donations to stock the store? All Treasures Thrift Shop donations are tax deductible and sales from Treasures Thrift Shop provide over 40% of our annual budget. You can help families here in the greater Lowell community just by shopping or donating your gently used items.
What Can I Donate?
We appreciate the generosity of the community to make Treasures Thrift Shop donations. We are always accepting gently used (free of rips and stains)
- Clothing (free of stains and tears)
- Accessories (jewelry, purses, ties, sunglasses, etc.)
- Household items (small appliances, dishes, linens, etc.)
- Wooden furniture (we do not accept fabric furniture)
- Books, DVDs & Cds
- Toys, puzzles & games (we do not accept items that are missing pieces)
- Sporting Equipment & luggage
- Craft Supplies
- Baby items (we do not accept car seats or cribs)
What We Can’t Accept
Unfortunately there are some items we are not able to accept and we ask that you refrain from donating the following items that we are unable to re-sell.
When the items listed below are donated, it requires FROM to use additional resources to dispose of them properly and reduces the amount of resources we can use to help our neighbors.
- Metal Hangers
- Toys/Puzzles/Games/Etc. with missing pieces
- Stained or ripped items
- Large appliances (including items like water softeners & trash compactors)
- Fabric furniture (such as couches, chairs, etc.). Wooden furniture is accepted
- Large exercise equipment (including items like treadmills & exercise bikes)
- Organs & pianos
- TV’s, computers, printers & typewriters
- Liquid heaters & air conditioners
- Chemicals & paint
- Mattresses & waterbeds
- Car seats & cribs
- Bike helmets
- Any products that have been recalled
- Food (all food donations need to be made at the Food Pantry or Main Office during open hours)
Drop off all items at:
Flat River Outreach Ministries
11535 Fulton St. E.
Lowell, MI 49331
(donation room is located next to the Thrift Shop)
Our donation room is open Monday-Saturday from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Closed Sunday
Donations are not accepted after hours. Please do not leave any items outside.