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Thrift Store Donation Center

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Sorry! We currently aren’t accepting couches or upholstered chairs unless they are in mint or near-mint condition. If you have questions,  text 978-525-8508

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2 Pond Road, Gloucester, MA

Shopping Hours

Wed-Sat from 9 AM to 5 PM

Donation Center Hours

Mon-Sat 9:30 AM to 4:45 PM

Furniture Annex Hours

Wed and Sat 9 AM to 5 PM


VIDEO: How to Donate at Second Glance


CALL US! We want to make sure we have room for your donation.


  1. YES! You do need an appointment for each carload that will be arriving
  2. Call to see if we have room for your leftover yard sale BEFORE YOU LOAD YOUR CAR.
  3. If you have a large furniture donation, call to see if we have space.


Clothing – for Men, Women, Teens, Children, & Infants

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

Household Items, Knickknacks, & Linens

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

Books, Games, DVDs, CDs

  • Please separate books for adults and children

Furniture, Small Appliances, and Electronics

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


Air conditioners
Exercise equipment
Car seats
Child-Care Items
Children’s Furniture
Computers and Monitors
Hazardous Materials
Large appliances
LP albums
Recalled Items
Sporting Goods

VHS Tapes

How to donate

Best practices guidelines!

COVID-19 Protocols

Easy to follow COVID guidelines!

"You never know what treasures you will find when you shop at Second Glance!"

Treasure Hunting at The Glance!

Come shop our carefully curated inventory of fun and fashion. Refreshed daily with the best of the best.

Reopening Guidelines

Keeping Our Community Safe

Our programs continue to adhere to federal, state, and local guidelines to keep everyone safe. Absent a medical exemption, masks are required for using our programs.

Face Masks Required

Use Hand Sanitizer

Stay 6 ft. Apart

Respect Capacity Limits