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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

Come shop our carefully curated items and support your neighbors.

100% of the proceeds go directly to supporting our programs

NEW items arriving daily!

Thrift Store Hours

Monday: 10 am – 4 pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am – 6 pm

Friday: 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm

Closed on Wednesdays

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.

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

Antiques Sale (May 2nd - May 4th)

Join The Council Thrift during a MAY retro sale of curated antiques and collectibles – the antiques boutique is back! Staff and volunteers are compiling the best, the most unusual, and favorite pieces from over the past year for this fantastic sales event!  Save the date and come shop the sale from May 2-4, 2024.

Thursday, May 2:       10 am – 6 pm

Friday, May 3:             10 am – 4 pm

Saturday, May 4:        10 am – 2 pm

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 damaged 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 & Fridays:              10 am – 4 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays:     10 am – 6 pm

Saturdays:                            10 am – 2 pm

CLOSED for donations on Wednesdays


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 are sorted by our volunteers and sold in our Thrift Shop.  The profits made at the Council Thrift help fund all of our valuable programs that support the Needham Community.
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.

We accept the following items:

Women’s Clothing & Accessories – (Gently worn, without stains/tears, etc.) Kitchen Items Linens and Decor Pillow (Gently used, without stains/tears, etc.)
Men’s Clothing & Accessories – (Gently worn, without stains/tears, etc.) Dishware & Utensils Home Decor
Teen Clothing – (Gently worn, without stains/tears, etc.) Pots & Pans Holiday Items
Jewelry Small Kitchen Appliances Artwork & Mirrors
Shoes 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 or Hardware Furniture Pet Supplies
Books, CDs & DVDs Suitcases Picture Frames – used
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 7/22/23 so please call before to confirm.)