What Can Be Found In Your Local Goodwill Store?

With 10 thrift store locations in Southwestern Michigan, venturing into any of these locations can, often times, result in some great thrift store finds. We’re much more than a second hand store. If you’re unsure about what to expect, this guide will help fill you in. These are things you can find, but availability is not guaranteed.

Preowned Goods

Close Out Goods


Yes, you can find real silverware that can be polished to look like new! Saving you hundreds over retail.

Area Rugs

High quality rugs that other stores sell for hundreds; buy them new from us at thrift store prices.


We do get new dishware in, but we get significantly more used dishware donated. This is a great opportunity to get a cast iron skillet that has been seasoned already.


We regularly carry new small dishware sets, large dishware sets, plates, bowls, platters, etc.

First edition/signed/original books

The amount of books that come in to our donation centers would shock any book lover. Plus where else can you get books for $1 or $2?


Find NEW pillows, blankets, weighted blankets, and sheets.

Picture frames

Often times people don’t check or even consider picture frames when they donate them.

home goods

Other home goods that can you can find in our stores include: Light bulbs, batteries, water filters (Brita, Pure, etc), Trash Cans, Toasters, Convection ovens, and a lot more.

Clothing and other household items

You can find furniture, lamps, rugs, vintage clothes, shoes/boots, and other household goods.

Southwestern Michigan

Thrift Store Location List

Many of our thrift stores are open 7 days a week (excluding holidays). Shop at multiple locations all within a couple hours!

420 E. Alcott Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Store: Tues-Fri 10:00 am–5:30 pm, Sat 10:00am – 5:00pm, Sun-Mon Closed
Donation: Mon-Fri 8:00 am–5:00 pm, Sat-Sun Closed
1568 M-40 Allegan, MI 49010

Store: Mon-Fri 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Sat 9:00am – 6:00pm, Sun 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Donations: Mon-Sat 10:00 am–5:00 pm, Sun 12:00pm – 5:00pm

947 S. Centerville Road, Sturgis, Mi 49091
215 N. US 131, Three Rivers, Mi 49093
Store: Mon-Fri 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am– 6:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
Donations: Mon-Fri 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am– 6:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
1550 Mall Drive, Benton Harbor, Mi 49022
Store: Mon-Sat 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Donations: Mon-Fri 10:00 am–4:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am– 6:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
411 W. Milham, Portage, Mi 49024

Store: Mon-Sat 9:00 am–6:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm

Donations: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10:00 am–4:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am– 6:00 pm, 
Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Tues Closed
5609 W. Main St., Kalamazoo, Mi 49009
Store: Mon-Sat 9:00 am–6:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Donations: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10:00 am–4:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am– 6:00 pm, 
Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Tues Closed
1346 M-89, Plainwell, Mi 49080
Store: Mon-Sat 10:00 am–6:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Donations: Mon-Sat 10:00 am–5:00 pm, Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3467 Blue Star Hwy Suite 500, Saugatuck, Mi 49406
Donation: Tues, & Fri 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Sat 9:00 am – 2:00pm,
Mon, Wed, Thurs, & Sun Closed
5709 St. Joseph Ave., Stevensville MI 49127
Store: Tues-Sat 10:00 am–5:30 pm, Mon-Sun Closed
Donations: Tues-Sat 10:00 am–4:00 pm, Sun-Mon Closed
340 73 1/2 St, South Haven, MI 49090
Store: Mon-Sat 10:00 am–5:30 pm, Sun 12-5 pm
Donations: Mon-Sat 10:00 am–5:30 pm, Sun 12-5 pm

Specialty Thrift Stores

Our Boutique thrift store location is where you can find designer clothes, purses, shoes, etc. at unbelievable prices!

Stevensville Boutique

If you're near Stevensville, Michigan stop in to our only boutique location! Our boutique thrift store regularly sees designer clothes, purses, shoes, and other home goods.

Why Shop At Our Thrift Stores?

When you shop at our thrift stores 92% of all revenue generated goes into our community programs. Our programs are designed to help individuals and families escape poverty. We do this by providing Adult Education, Computer classes, Forklift Certification, and other programs to give people usable skills that they can take into the work force. Improved skills usually results in increased income.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this for? ¿Para quién es este?
People who want a career in early childhood education. Personas que quieren una carrera en educación infantil.
What is it? ¿Qué es?
A career pathway with support to help you reach your long-term career goals. Una formación vocacional con apoyo para ayudarlo a alcanzar sus metas profesionales a largo plazo.
What is an apprenticeship? ¿Qué es un aprendizaje?
An apprenticeship pays you while you get trained for the job. Un aprendizaje le pagará mientras le capacitan para el trabajo.
When will it begin? ¿Cuándo empezará?
You can apply for this apprenticeship beginning January 2021. It is full-time. Puede aplicar para este aprendizaje a partir de enero de 2021.La posición es a tiempo completo.
If I’m offered a position where will I be employed? Si me ofrecen un puesto, ¿dónde trabajaré?
YWCA Kalamazoo Children’s Center Centro Infantil de YWCA Kalamazoo
Why is this opportunity being offered? ¿Por qué se ofrece esta oportunidad?
To have more people with credentials to work in early learning and child care programs in the neighborhood. To help create more home child care slots in the neighborhood. Tener más personas con credenciales para trabajar en programas de educación temprana y guarderías en el vecindario. Para ayudar a crear más espacios de cuidado infantil en el hogar en el vecindario.
Why should I apply? ¿Por qué debo solicitar un puesto?
You should apply if you want a career where you can make a difference in the lives of children and families in your neighborhood. Debe presentar una solicitud si desea una carrera en la que pueda marcar una diferencia en la vida de los niños y las familias de su vecindario.
How can I apply? ¿Cómo puedo solicitar un puesto?
Complete this form. Complete este formulario de interés.