We accept gently used items in good condition:

Accessories - Hats, Scarves, Purses, Gloves, Ties, Belts

Appliances - Blenders, Coffee Machines, Toaster, Vacuums, etc


Beauty - Unopened Fragrances, Body Product, Gift Sets

Bedding - Sheets, Blankets, Bed Skirts, Comforters, Shams, Duvets

Clothing - Men's, Women's, Junior's, Children's, Infant's

Crafts - Stickers, Craft Books, Art Supplies.

Electronics - Phone Systems, Apple Devices, CD and DVD Players,  

Footwear - Shoes, Sneakers, Boots. Sandals

Formal Wear - Tuxedos, Suits, Prom Dresses, Ball Gowns and Costumes

Games - CD Rom, Complete Board Games, Toys,

Holiday Decorations

Home Goods -  Tableware, Vintage Linens, Decorative Pillows, Towels, etc, 

Housewares - Utensils, Dishes, Glasses, Pots and Pans, Chrystal,  Cut Glass


Lighting - Lamps, Sconces, New Candles

Media - Books, Records, DVDs, CDs

Picture Frames

School Supplies - Calculators, Spirals, Folders, etc.

Sports Equipment - Clubs, Bats, Gloves, Skates, Padding, Rackets, etc.

When and where to donate

New Donation Hours - strictly enforced due to Covid safety protocols
Tuesday, Friday & Saturday:   12pm-4:00pm only
Please bring all donations to our designated back door on Bailey Avenue.  There is a sign and a parking spot on the right side of our space specifically designated for donations. Please donate only on Tuesdays and Fridays, and please no dumping, throw things away at home! While we are always grateful for your donations, it is not helpful, especially now during a pandemic, when items we cannot accept are dumped when no one is looking.  Thank you for supporting RTS!

Monetary Donations

We gladly accept monetary donations.  Funds we collect go towards grants and scholarships. Contact us to donate money

Your donations are always Tax deductible

Items we cannot accept for our customers' health and safety:

Nothing broken, torn, chipped, or soiled

No medical equipment of any kind

No healthcare equipment

No cosmetics or nail polish

No children's equipment of any kind: (no car seats, swings, strollers, cribs)

No food of any kind

No used underwear and socks

No humidifiers

No helmets of any kind

No downhill skis

We also cannot accept these items, our space is limited:

No Computers, Printers, Fax Machines & TV’s Predating 2010

No Curtain Rods, Window Blinds or Drapery Hardware

No Encyclopedias, Magazines, Textbooks

No Filing Cabinets

No Large Exercise Equipment

No Large Speakers

​No Metal Bed Frames, Mattresses, Aerobeds

No Sewing Machines in Cabinets

​No VHS Tapes, Cassettes (Video Games OK)

No Wedding Dresses


"This is by far the nicest Thrift Store I have ever visited. Friendly staff (all volunteers), great prices, neatly displayed sections. It all goes to a good cause."

— Google review

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"The Ridgefield Thrift Shop is a real treasure with a little something for everyone! They have great stuff new and vintage."

— Google review

Operating Independently Since 1937, We Proudly Serve Ridgefield 

Ridgfield Thrift Shop



Address: 21 B Governor Street, Ridgefield CT, 06877   Call: 203 438 3328