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570 Hillside Avenue
Needham, MA 02494

Needham Community Council Logo

570 Hillside Avenue
Needham, MA 02494

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Council Thrift Store

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Shopping at Thrift Store

Info & hours for your shopping needs.


Special Sales

Current special sale details.


Donating to Thrift Store

Guidelines and donation hours.

Shopping at the Thrift Store


General Shopping Info

Our Thrift Store is OPEN!
Come shop our new inventory and support your neighbors.

Thrift Store Hours

Monday & Friday: 10 am – 4 pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am – 6 pm

Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm

Come see our newly renovated Thrift Store with a redesigned interior and a larger selection.  

Shop a large selection of New-To-You items at great prices and help support all our programs!


Council Cash Loyalty Program

Council Thrift Loyalty program is here!   Pick up a Council Cash Card during your next visit.  For every $20 you spend, you receive a stamp.  Collect 10 stamps and receive $10 off your next visit!  The more you spend, the more you save!

Facebook Fun Deals

Join the Thrift Store’s Facebook Group for exclusive one-of-a-kind finer items.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday we will continue to list new items, something to please everyone!

Members may bid in the comments and all the proceeds go to the Council.

Thrift Store Membership

Be the first to hear about special sales, changes to the store schedule, donations, coupons and more.

Become a Thrift Store member today,  it’s free and easy!

Membership Sign-Up

Contact Info

Call us if you have any questions at 781-444-2415 or

email us at

Special Sales


Special Sales Details

2nd Annual Art Gallery at The Council Thrift

We have been compiling a lovely collection of the best artwork that has been donated over the past year.  We will also be offering a limited assortment of antiques and collectibles to compliment

the gallery assortment.  To view and shop the collection appointments are required for the first day only- Sept 29th.  Appointments will be 45 minutes and no walk ins can be accommodated.

Thursday, Sept 29th  – 10 am – 4 pm (by appointment)

Friday, Sept 30th – 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday, Oct 1st – 10 am – 2 pm

Harvest the Savings Days

Tuesday, Oct 11 th – Saturday,  Oct 15 th

A bounty of savings can be found at the end of your purchase! Reach into our bushel of apples and receive a discount of 10-50% off your entire purchase!

Annual Coat Sale
Its Sweater weather.. And Coats too!
The annual coat sale is back!
Get ready to layer up for the winter by shopping the best from over the past year of donations: Jackets, coats, vests, hats, gloves, boots, mittens, scarves and more!


Thursday, Oct 27th, 10 – 6 pm
Friday, Oct 28th 10 – 4 pm
Saturday, Oct 29th, 10 – 2 pm

Holiday Boutique
Stocked to the brim with your favorite holiday items!  Our Annual Holiday Boutique is BACK!  
Thursday, Dec 1st – Saturday, Dec 3rd
More details to come

Donating to the Thrift Store


Donation Details

We are currently accepting Thrift Store donations ONLY during the regular Thrift Store hours.

DO NOT leave items when we are closed!  They will get damanged and become unsellable.  Please be considerate of what you donate, our volunteers need to sort all your items.   See Donation Guidelines below. 

Please come to the door on the right side of the building.

Donation Hours

Mondays & Friday             10 am – 4 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays:    10 am – 6 pm

Saturday:                             10 am – 2 pm


Please DO NOT leave items when we are not open.
They will be left out in the weather and often ruined.

Donation Guidelines

Our Thrift Store donations provide the items that we are able to sell in our Thrift Shop.
Please ask yourself, would I give this item to a friend on a bright sunny day?
If the answer is no, we DO NOT want the item.

Limted to 3 bags or boxes per visit.

We accept the following items:

Women’s Clothing & Accessories Kitchen Items Linens and Decor Pillow
Men’s Clothing & Accessories Dishware & Utensils Home Decor
Teen Clothing Pots & Pans Holiday Items
Jewelry Small Kitchen Appliances Artwork & Mirrors
Small Furniture Items – lamps, small tables

We do NOT accept:
(please see the list of Other Donations Sites below for places to donate these items)

Infant & Toddler Clothing Toys Knives
Electronics Building Materials Pet Supplies
Books, CDs & DVDs Suitcases
Other Donation Sites

Can’t make any of these times? Have an item we do not accept?

List of Other Sites Currently Accepting Donations

(This document is current as of 3/14/2022 so please call before to confirm.)