Saturday, April 21, 2018

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 fifty year old nonprofit organization with 27 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:

  • Above Ground Family Pools
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Baby Walkers, Playpens, Strollers, Baby Swings
  • Bean Bag Chairs
  • Building or Landscaping Materials
  • Built-In Appliances (Including Cooktops, Drop-Ins, Wall Mounts, Sinks, Microwave Ovens)
  • Carpet Padding or Carpet Remnants
  • Child Car Seats, Cribs, Walkers, Swings, Bouncers
  • Copy Machines All
  • Computer Monitors
  • Cubicle Partitions, Large Office Furniture
  • Desks All
  • Doors All
  • Fencing
  • Fireworks
  • Flooring (New Tile Ok)
  • Fire Place Inserts
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Fluorescent Lighting
  • 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 and Covers
  • Ladders
  • Lawn Mowers with Gas Still in Them and Riding Lawn Mowers
  • Mattresses (Including Crib Mattresses), Box Springs
  • Mirrors Without Frame or Backing
  • Newspapers
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Paint
  • Pianos/Organs
  • Plastic Gutters
  • Propane Tanks
  • Radiator Covers
  • Scooters (Electric) – Refer to VFC
  • Scrap Paper / Used Greeting Cards
  • Scrap Wood/ Metal
  • Sheds
  • Smoking or Drug Paraphernalia (Glass/Water Pipes Etc)
  • Snow Blowers with Gas Still in Them
  • Stoves (Gas)
  • Sun Tanning Beds
  • Tubs, Toilets
  • Tires
  • Trash Compactors
  • TV Antennas (Outdoor), Satellite Dishes
  • Television Sets
  • Water Dispensers
  • Water Heaters
  • Water Softeners
  • Water Beds (All Sizes, Mattresses or Accessories)
  • Weapons (Firearms, Bb Guns, Paintball Guns, Bows/Arrows, Ammo, Mags, Swords, Bladed Weapons)
  • Weed Eaters with Gas Still in Them
  • Windows and Screens
  • Window Blinds / Mini Blinds
  • Wood Burning Stoves