Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Feel Great Donate


  • You are helping people in your community access opportunities to live independently or have jobs.
  • You are helping kids and their parents maximize the benefits of special education assistance.
  • You are supporting training and education for families of people with disabilities.

arc Thrift Stores is a forty-five year old nonprofit organization with 25 stores in Colorado. Through the sale of gently used clothing and household items, arc Thrift Stores distributes the proceeds to the Arc and ACL Chapters in your community. We strive to continue to enhance the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families by funding advocacy programs pioneered by the Arc and ACL Chapters.

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arc Thrift Stores' mission is to ensure that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families have the opportunity to decide how they live, learn, work, and play. We work, with your support, to create opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be included in their communities.

arc Thrift Stores glady accepts your quality clothing and household items at any one of our convenient drop off locations.

Can't make it to the store? To schedule a pickup of your donated goods, please call 303 238-JANE (5263) or 800 283-2721 and Jane will be happy to help, or if you prefer, you can schedule an online curbside pickup.

Schedule Your Donation Pickup Now

Car Donations

civic2When you no longer need that unwanted but usable vehicle in your driveway or garage, you can donate it to arc. Our car donation program was started to generate additional funds for the Arc Chapters. Cars, boats, motorcycles, and recreational vehicles are all accepted.

arc Thrift Stores accepts donations of most vehicles. You can donate your unwanted vehicle by calling 1-877-272-7212 across the state.

Our representatives can answer all of your questions about the program and begin processing your donation.

Donate Your Vehicle Online NOW!


Items We Cannot Accept

arc Thrift Stores is unable to accept certain items. Although we appreciate you thinking of us, we cannot accept the following:

  • Mattress/box Springs
  • Infant Car Seats
  • Built In Appliances (dishwashers, Cooktops, Drop-ins, Wall Mounts)
  • Window Blinds, Mini Blinds
  • Above Ground Family Pools
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Baby Walkers, Playpens, Strollers, Baby Swings
  • Bean Bag Chairs
  • Box Springs
  • Building Materials
  • Carpet Padding
  • Cast Iron: Stoves / Sinks / Tubs
  • Child Car Seats
  • Computer Monitors
  • Copy Machines
  • Curtain Rods
  • Fencing
  • Fire Place Inserts
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Food / Perishable Items
  • Furnaces
  • Garage Doors Or Garage Door Openers
  • Garbage Disposals
  • Gas Logs
  • Gasoline Cans (used)
  • Glass (sheets Of Glass, Bottles, Etc)
  • Hangers
  • Hazardous Waste (including Household Chemicals)
  • Hot Tubs
  • Mangles (a Type Of Clothing Press)
  • Lawn Mowers With Gas Still In Them And Riding Lawn Mowers
  • Mattress
  • Metal Desks
  • Mirrors Without Frame Or Backing
  • Newspapers
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Paint
  • Plastic Gutters
  • Propane Tanks
  • Radiator Covers
  • Scooters (electric)
  • Scrap Metal
  • Scrap Paper / Used Greeting Cards
  • Snow Blowers With Gas Still In Them
  • Sheds
  • Stoves (gas)
  • Strips Of Carpet
  • Sun Tanning Beds
  • Tires
  • Toilets
  • Trash Compactors
  • TVs, TV Antennas (outdoor), Satellite Dishes
  • Water Dispensers
  • Water Heaters
  • Water Softeners
  • Water Beds (all Sizes, Mattresses Or Accessories)
  • Weed Eaters With Gas Still In Them
  • Windows And Screens
  • Window Blinds / Mini Blinds
  • Wood Burning Stove