You will find an eclectic mix of donated items ranging from low-priced everyday necessities like kitchenware to furniture and home decor spanning antique to Danish modern and mid-century. We have an ever rotating stock of men’s and women’s clothing in new and vintage styles, plus fun accessories, jewelry and shoes. Our book section is packed with everything from classic literature to celebrity autobiographies. Whether you’re furnishing a new apartment, refreshing your wardrobe, or hunting for rare collectibles, there is something here for you.
We’ve been an award-winning independent establishment in San Francisco’s Mission District for over 35 years. If you don’t find what you’re looking for on your first visit, keep in mind that we add hundreds of new items to the sales floor every single day.
New Year’s Day – Closed
Easter Sunday – Close at 4:00pm
Memorial Day – Close at 4:00pm
Gay Pride Day (Last Sunday in June) – Closed
Independence Day – Close at 4:00pm
Labor Day – Close at 4:00pm
Day before Thanksgiving – Close at 3:00pm
Thanksgiving – Closed
Christmas Eve – Close at 3:00pm (No Donations Accepted)
Christmas Day – Closed
New Year’s Eve – Close at 3:00pm (No Donations Accepted)
First off, we will never judge you for stopping by in your pajamas! We do not currently sell items online because we are dedicated to keeping it local. Our donors appreciate that their donations stay within the Bay area community and our loyal shoppers are devoted to the thrill of the hunt. Since we do not cherry pick the rarest and most valuable items to reserve for online sales, all that great stuff is available in our store.
If you don’t live in the Bay area, you can still follow us on social media for DIY inspiration and thrift shopping tips. And of course, stop in and say hi next time you’re in our neighborhood!
Sale Days at
Community Thrift Store
There are amazing bargains every day at CTS, and you can plan to stop in on one of these days to get even more bang for your buck:
We also run occasional secret sales just for our email subscribers. Sign up here to stay in the know.
At Community Thrift Store donors choose which charity organization will receive the proceeds from the sale of their donated items. When you make a purchase at CTS you will be supporting one of over 200 Bay area charity partners. Your purchase receipt will show which non-profit organization will benefit from the sale.
Community Thrift Store is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, so donations are 100% tax deductible (Federal Tax ID Number is 23-7262039.) However, purchases are not tax deductible. When you buy cool new-to-you stuff at CTS you are considered to bepaying fair market value in exchange for goods.
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We’re located at 623 Valencia Street in San Francisco, CA. Stop in to check out what treasures we have today, or give us a call at (415) 861-4910 with any questions.