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Calgary Thrift Store Locations

Shopping for Goodwill treasures has never been so exciting! All new items are rotating through the online store weekly, so there will always be something exciting and different to find.
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Calgary thrift store locations across Alberta to treasure hunt at. 

Visit the nearest Goodwill Thrift Store in Calgary to do your shopping and you’ll be helping Albertans with disabilities by enhancing their lives through meaningful employment. 92% of revenues help this mission.

About the Goodwill Thrift Stores in Calgary

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Goodwill second-hand stores are known as the best thrift stores in Calgary. Best of all, with 8 Calgary thrift store locations to choose from, you’ll have no trouble finding a Goodwill near you!

What makes Goodwill the best thrift store in Calgary? All Goodwill Calgary thrift stores are stocked daily with high-quality items, including brand names. This means you can buy products you love at a fraction of the original sticker price.

Plus, you're also supporting your local community when you purchase clothing, sporting goods, home decor, and more at Goodwill thrift stores in Calgary. 92¢ of every $1 you spend at our Calgary thrift stores goes directly to programs that help people in your community with disabilities. So, whether you shop at or donate to a Goodwill thrift store in Calgary, you’re helping create a better tomorrow - for the environment and your fellow Albertans.

What you'll find at our thrift stores in Calgary

There’s no shortage of quality products at our Calgary thrift stores. In fact, you’ll find a wide variety of affordable, high-quality items, including:

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Furniture
  • Home decor
  • Sporting goods
  • Linen
  • Artwork
  • Collectibles
  • Jewellery
  • Holiday decorations
  • Toys
  • Games
  • Books
  • Purses/handbags and more

All the items in our Calgary thrift store locations are gently used (or new) and in excellent condition. So, be sure to drop by to see what we have in store!

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Calgary Thrift Store Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I exchange or return an item?

    Currently, Goodwill Industries of Alberta exchanges apparel and electronics only.

    1. Only apparel items and electronics may be exchanged.
    2. Exchanges are for items of equal or higher value.
    3. All items must be exchanged within 14 days of purchase date.
    4. Original receipt must accompany the items being exchanged.
    5. Items being exchanged must have original tags still attached to them. (If a price tag has been tampered with, it will not be valid for exchange).

  • What happens to unsold items at thrift stores?

    Wondering what happens to unsold items that you donate to the thrift store? While we can’t speak for all Calgary thrift stores, we can tell you that unsold items at Goodwill are shipped to other locations to be sold or recycled/upcycled. For example, unsold items from our second-hand stores in Calgary are first taken to a Goodwill outlet. At the outlet, they are listed at a discounted price. If we can’t sell them at this discounted price, they are given a second life through our Reuse and Recycling Program. In this case, the items are sent to a textile recycler or another company to be transformed into new materials.

  • How can I donate to a thrift store in Calgary?

    Want to donate to a thrift store in Calgary? Goodwill makes it simple! Stop by a Goodwill donation center near you during donation hours (listed above) and drop off your items. That’s it - it’s that easy.

    What can you donate to a Goodwill thrift store in Calgary? Here are some of the items we accept at our donation centers:

    Clothing, including underwear, socks, and bras

    Household items, including furniture

    Bags and purses



    Holiday decor and more

    Please note: all items should be in good condition. Clothing should be new or gently used, including underwear, socks and bras. Goodwill cannot accept wet or dirty clothing.

    For a comprehensive list of donation do’s and don’ts, check out our detailed Donation Guide.

  • How to find a Goodwill thrift store near you?

    Finding a Goodwill thrift store near you is easier than ever before. Visit our thrift store locations page to see a list of all our thrift shops in Alberta. Or, if you’re in the Calgary area, our 8 Calgary thrift store locations are listed above. With 14 locations across Alberta, including thrift stores near Calgary downtown, you’re sure to find a Goodwill that’s convenient for you. 

    Check our thrift store and donation center hours above to plan your next visit. See you soon!

  • Where can I find good cheap thrift stores in Calgary?

    Are you looking for good cheap thrift stores in Calgary? Look no further - Goodwill has everything you need! And, as some of the cheapest thrift stores in Calgary, you’re sure to save big when you shop at Goodwill.

    Our second-hand stores in Calgary are stocked daily with gently-used, high-quality items, including brand-name products. So, rather than heading to a big box store (where you’ll pay big box prices), visit your local thrift store in Calgary - you won’t regret it!

  • Do people buy from thrift stores in Calgary?

    People buy many different items from Calgary thrift stores. In fact, thrifting is extremely popular in Calgary and throughout Alberta. 

    Why do people buy from thrift stores in Calgary? Buying items at a thrift store is a great way to save money while supporting your local community. At Goodwill second-hand stores in Calgary, you’ll find high-quality items at amazing discounted prices. Plus, 90% of all revenue from our thrift shops supports programs that help Albertans with disabilities. Thus, there’s no better way to shop!

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