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Auburn: St. Francis Gift & Thrift Store

Auburn donation guidelines

Drop-off service:

  • Donations are accepted during open store hours
  • Please let an associate know you have arrived by ringing the doorbell, stopping in the store, or calling 402.274.4818
  • Please bring extra help for heavy and large items
  • We do NOT provide pickup service or deliveries
  • For large furniture donations, please fill out a furniture donation form (click here) and our manager will contact you. Or, call ahead to discuss items with staff and arrange a time for drop-off

We Accept:

  • Backpacks, Purses, & Tote Bags (free of stains, tears, & heavy use)
  • Bedding, Linens, Rugs, & Towels (free of stains, tears, & heavy use)
  • Books, CDs, & DVDs
  • Electronic Items
  • Furniture (free of holes, gouges, tears, stains, pet hair, odors, & broken parts)
  • Home & Seasonal Décor
  • Jewelry & Sunglasses
  • Kitchen Bakeware, Cookware, Dishware, Glasses, & Utensils
  • Religious Items
  • Small Appliances

We DO NOT Accept:

  • Anything needing repair, in poor condition and/or extremely soiled
  • Car Seats & Cribs
  • Clothing, Belts, & Shoes
  • Computers & Televisions
  • Encyclopedias & Text Books
  • Exercise Equipment (large)
  • Home Improvement Materials
  • Mattresses & Box Springs
  • Personal Grooming/Hygiene Supplies (used)
  • Pianos & Organs
  • Toys
  • Vinyl Records, Cassette Tapes, 8-Track Tapes, VHS

 

 

  • Square miles served in the Diocese of Lincoln last year

    24,000

  • Financial assistance provided across southern Nebraska last year

    $1,944,910

  • Counseling sessions through the Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center last year

    6,227

  • Nights of lodging & safety provided through St. Gianna’s Women’s Homes last year

    18,566

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