Items We Accept at the Thrift Store

The sale of your donated goods goes directly to support the Grey Bears Brown Bag Program. That’s why it is so important that the items we accept be in good condition and saleable as donated.

Thrift Store Donation Hours: Mon-Sat, 7:30am – 2pm

Items we always need:

  • Clothing, shoes and accessories including belts, scarves, purses and other accessories
  • Textiles of all kinds
  • Housewares, glassware, pots and pans, china, linens and knick knacks
  • Jewelry
  • Furniture (indoor, outdoor and office), lamps, antiques and art
  • Wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs, crutches, canes and medical equipment
  • Bicycles
  • Plants, ceramic pots and other garden accessories
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, videos, puzzles and games
  • Cars and boats
  • Electronics including computers, TVs, monitors, VCR/DVD/CD players, amplifiers, speakers, turntables, microphones, etc (working or not).
  • Appliances such as vacuums, refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc (working or not).

Items we cannot accept: Water soaked or moldy items, mattresses, bed pillows, furniture that needs repair or reupholstery, window blinds, dirty or greasy kitchen items, wood entertainment centers, breathing machines, car seats, cribs, toys, chemicals or paint.

We offer free home and office pickups of office machines, appliances, TVs, monitors, computers, electronics (working or not), all scrap metal, estates, furniture, art, housewares and more in Santa Cruz County. Your donations are tax-deductible. Please contact Tina Forest to schedule a pickup or request other information: email hidden; JavaScript is required, 831-479-1107.

For questions please call 831-462-1665 or email email hidden; JavaScript is required or email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Thank you for supporting Grey Bears!