The saying that one person’s junk is another person’s treasure is never more appropriate than when shopping at second-hand stores. You can save a lot of money by shopping at thrift stores that carry gently owned clothing, furnishings, and other items. Here are the 8 best thrift stores in Louisiana where you can look for your hidden treasure.
With several locations throughout the state, Rolling Hills Ministries invites you to help make a difference to people who are facing hard times or need assistance in their day-to-day lives. By supporting this community ministry through donations of clothing, furniture, or other household items, a financial gift, or by volunteering, you get to be part of something big. Thrift stores are open Monday through Saturday, and close on Sunday.
Broken Wings Mission Center & Thrift Store in Farmersville, Louisiana, has been open since 2011 serving the needs of the local community. And as if their prices weren’t low enough, they frequently offer fill-a-bad days for $5. If you’re looking for a location to donate gently-used clothing and household items, you’ll be helping families in need.
Mount Grace Thrift Store in Winnfield, Louisiana, has been supporting the local adult community by funding a drug and alcohol rehab program through the sales of gently-used household items and clothing. Operated by the Louisiana Adult and Teen Challenge, this little store offers weekly specials on name brand clothing, including new items that still have tags. Stop by any day except Sunday and see what’s new since the inventory changes often.
Care Help of Sulphur, Inc., is a quaint little thrift store with a big heart for helping people. Open since 1984 and located in Sulphur, Louisiana, they offer great prices on clothing and shoes with daily specials. There’s also an outdoor area featuring furniture, large and small appliances, various types of equipment, and much more. Short-term emergency assistance is available for those in need, and the store is open daily every day expect Sunday.
Fort Polk Thrift Boutique is not your typical secondhand store. Accepting consignment items like gently-used clothing and shoes, the mission of this shop is not to make a profit, but to serve the local community. The store is clean and well-organized, and there are always special sales, like $5 bag sales. The volunteer staff is friendly and helpful.
New to You Shop in Alexandria, Louisiana, is a resale shop specializing in women’s clothing, jewelry, and other items. What started as a little shop in 1984 has grown to one of the nicest resellers of fine women’s apparel with a 7,000-square-foot showroom. You don’t have to spend a fortune to look like a million dollars with prices up to 75 percent off retail. Ask about additional discounts for military and senior citizens.
Serving the entire Northeast section of the state, First West Thrift Store in West Monroe, Louisiana, is focused on supporting community and helping those in need. They sell gently used and new clothing, jewelry, furniture, books, and other household items at reasonable prices.
Blue Dream Vintage Boutique in New Orleans is one of the most unique secondhand shops around. You’ll always find something surprising in their collection of new and vintage clothing, purses, accessories, and other treasures. You could even consider their offerings as wearable art. Stop by any day from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and discover your own treasure.