Whether ordinary or offbeat, you can donate items from your closet, garage or attic and make a difference in someone’s life. It’s the perfect way to recycle!
The New Canaan Thrift Shop accepts donations of gently used articles of clothing, accessories, jewelry, books, sporting goods, small appliances, housewares, china, silver, paintings, crockery, toys, games, and small home furnishings. Please be sure your donations are boxed or bagged.
A community treasure since 1930, the New Canaan Thrift Shop is housed at its landmark corner location at 2 Locust Avenue. The New Canaan Thrift Shop is one of the oldest volunteer-run thrift shops in the country and all proceeds directly benefit the patients of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County.
The New Canaan Thrift Shop is now open from 12 noon until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and starting April 10th, will be open every Saturday from 9am – 1pm. Donations will be accepted 9am – 12 Noon, Monday – Friday by appointment only, so please call 203-966-2361 to schedule.
To volunteer, or to donate to the Thrift Shop, please call the New Canaan Thrift Shop at 203-966-2361 or call our Executive Director of Community Engagement and Volunteering at 203-594-5334.
To make a safe & secure online donation, click on the button below:
Call us at 203-594-5262 to speak with Christene Freedman, our Chief Advancement Officer to make your donation.
Mail a check to:
Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County
Attn: Development Department
3 Farm Road
New Canaan, CT 06840
Please make your check payable to: Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County