Union Gospel Mission Vancouver Thrift Store Sign

Union Gospel Mission Thrift Store

Wondering where to donate your clean, gently-used items? Look no further, the UGM Thrift Store’s aim is to provide high-quality, pre-owned items for men and women in our neighbourhood, creating sustainable revenue to help run our life-changing programs.

Donation Drop Off:

Thank you for donating! Please drop off your clean, gently used items to the UGM Thrift Store during regular business hours.

For donations outside of regular business hours, please drop off items at UGM’s main reception at 601 East Hastings Street.

If you have a large quantity of items to donate, please call us before you arrive. We may request that you pull into the laneway behind the store.

If you are donating on behalf of a business, please contact [email protected] or 604‑215‑5441 ext. 380 to coordinate your donation.

Donation Pick Up:

Do you need to arrange pick-up of your donations? Please call us during regular business hours or fill out our online form.

Store Hours:

Monday – Friday
9:00am – 4:30pm
Closed weekends and statutory holidays

Phone: 604‑254‑8721

671 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1R2

Parking:
There is free and paid street parking within walking distance of the UGM Thrift Store.

Thank you for your thoughtfulness and generosity. UGM’s volunteers and staff will carefully handle your donated items. Our first priority is to distribute donations free of charge to our guests. As a guideline, please only donate items that you personally would use or wear.

The UGM Thrift Store gratefully accepts the following items:

Men’s and Women’s Clothing Men’s and Women’s Shoes and Accessories
Jewelry Linens (i.e. bedding, towels, curtains)
Books (see exceptions below) CDs, DVDs, Records
Small Household Items Antiques and Collectibles
Knick-knacks and Seasonal Decorations Musical Instruments (see exceptions below)
Bicycles and Sporting Goods (see exceptions below) Coffee Tables, Side Tables and Dressers
Chairs, Recliners and Love Seats

We don’t accept the following items:

  • Baby and Children’s Items
  • Bed Frames and Mattresses
  • Large Appliances (i.e. refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, barbeques)
  • Large Furniture
  • Office Furniture (i.e. desks, cubicles, office chairs)
  • Textbooks and Encyclopedias
  • Console TVs and Record Players
  • Fitness Equipment (i.e. treadmills, benches, weights)
  • Ski, Snowboard and Golf Equipment
  • Bicycles in poor working condition
  • Pianos and Organs
  • Unsold items from Garage Sales or Church Sales
  • Outdated technology (i.e. electronics 10 years or older including computers, cell phones, printers, fax machines, VCRs, televisions)

Not sure if we can accept a donation? Give us a call to check at 604‑254‑8721

Volunteer at our Thrift Store

Join our compassionate and loving volunteers and staff at the UGM Thrift Store as they serve over 2,500 community members every month.

As a Volunteer Thrift Store Associate, you will:

  • Assist with store layout and merchandise displays
  • Restock inventory as it is sold
  • Retrieve, sort and price incoming inventory
  • Provide excellent customer service for guests and donors

Read volunteer position description.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Have a donation? Fill out the form below and we will contact you to arrange a pick up!

  • Tell us what you would like to donate: (Please note: not all items are eligible for pick up)
  • Please provide at least three pick up times during regular business hours:
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.