Second Glance Thrift Store

Your gently used clothing, knickknacks, household items, books, and furniture can make a difference for your neighbors in need.

At Second Glance, the Thrift Store of The Open Door, donations of gently used clothing, shoes, household items, linens, books, CDs, furniture, jewelry, knickknacks, and artwork help fund the food pantry and other hunger-relief programs of The Open Door, which serves Cape Ann and Ipswich.

We accept a wide variety of items. See our donation guidelines for details, including a list of items we cannot accept.

Donations to Second Glance are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Furniture: If you have a large furniture donation, please call ahead to see if we have space.

Yard Sales: Please call ahead if you want to donate more than five boxes of leftover items.



  • Clean and in good condition
    (no rips or stains).
  • Put in bags, not on hangers.
  • Separate children’s and adults’ clothes.

Household Items, Knickknacks, and Linens

  • Clean and in good condition.
  • In bags or boxes
    (box fragile items, please).

Books, Games, Videos, DVDs, CDs

  • Separate books for adults
    and children.

Furniture, Small Appliances, and Electronics

  • Clean and in good condition.
  • Small appliances and
    electronics must work.

We DO NOT Accept:

  • Air conditioners
  • Encyclopedias
  • Exercise equipment
  • Car seats
  • Child-Care Items
  • Children’s Furniture
  • Computers/Monitors
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Large appliances
  • LP albums
  • Mattresses
  • Recalled Items
  • Sporting Goods
  • Televisions
  • Toys

All proceeds benefit the hunger-relief programs of The Open Door.

Second Glance | 2 Pond Road, Gloucester, MA | 978-283-4298




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