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Donation Center


We want to make sure we have room for your donation. Please call ahead if: 
  1. You’ve had a yard sale and want to donate more than five boxes of items.
  2. You have a large furniture donation, 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, Videos, 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

Not sure if we can take your donation?

Send us a picture, and we will let you know!

Donate. Shop.

Circular Economy

When you donate and shop at Second Glance you are participating in the circular economy.

A circular economy is a system in which the potential use of goods and materials is optimized and their elements returned to the system at the end of their viable life cycles.



Second Glance is a meeting place at the intersection of community and commerce.

2 Pond Road
Gloucester, MA

Shopping Hours

In-store shopping with capacity limits
9 AM to 5 PM

Donation Center

Donation drop-off by appointment ONLY
10 AM to 4 PM

COVID-19 Guidelines

Keeping Our Community Safe

Our programs are adhering to all federal, state and local guidelines to keep everyone safe and to do our part to stop the spread of the coronavirus in our community. We thank you for observing all posted guidance. If you see anything that makes you uncomfortable, please let us know. We are here in this together.

Wear Face Masks

Use Hand Sanitizer

Stay 6 ft. Apart

Respect Capacity Limits

Donation Center