Kiwanis Thrift Sale Home

With new merchandise every week, it's never the same place twice!



We want, need, and depend on your donations, but we cannot accept items our customers will not buy or our operations cannot handle. The Salvation Army, Recycle Ann Arbor ReUse Center, or Habitat for Humanity may accept some items that we cannot. Thanks for understanding.

  • Appliances (except new, in box): compactors, freezers, garbage disposals, humidifiers, refrigerators less than 8 cu ft, sinks, stoves, washers,  dryers

  •  Automotive (except new & in box): auto parts, car top carriers, wheels, hub caps, tires

  • Building Materials (of any type)

  • Carpets/Pads:  worn or dirty

  • Chemicals/Cleaning Solutions

  • Clothing:  stained or dirty (should be washed)

  • Cosmetics:  (all)

  • Damaged or Incomplete Items

  • Electronics:  computers more than 5 yrs old, CRT TVs or monitors, fax machines, TV-radio consoles

  • Furnishings:  blinds and blind hardware, drapery hardware

  • Furniture:  bed springs with exposed metal, furniture with worn, ripped or stained upholstery, particle board entertainment centers, mattresses with stains, metal office desks

  • Infant/Baby Equipment:  booster seats, car seats, cribs with drop sides

  • Lights/Lamps:  wall or ceiling mounted

  • Medical Items:  medicines, opened medical products, prescription medical items, c-pap equipment

  • Musical Instruments: organs, pianos

  • Paints/Solvents/Oils:  automotive fluids/oils, opened paint cans, alcohol, turpentine, varnish

  • Sporting Goods:  non-metallic weights

The Kiwanis Thrift Sale at the new Kiwanis Center is open Friday and Saturday 9:00 am -1:00 pm for sales to the public and for drop off of donations from the public, at 100 N Staebler at Jackson Rd (1 mile west of Zeeb, across from Menards) (see maps). The Kiwanis Thrift Sale Downtown has closed and its departments have moved to the new Kiwanis Center. Sales are staffed by Kiwanis members and volunteers. The Kiwanis Center is owned by the Ann Arbor Kiwanis Club Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, and donations to the Sale are tax deductible. The Sales fund a wide variety of charities and social agencies in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County. Each year the Foundation contributes over $250,000 in cash and goods to help 25,000 people. Web site and photos are by RICarr.

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