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St. Francis Gift & Thrift Store

St. Francis Gift & Thrift Store

Auburn donation guidelines

Drop-off service:

  • Items may be dropped off on the north side of the building, green door, during our store hours only.
  • No need to call ahead but please bring extra help for heavy or larger items.

Pickup service:

  • Please call our store (402-274-4818) during normal business hours.

We Accept:

  • CDs, DVDs & Books (NO textbooks, encyclopedias, or outdated reference books)
  • Dishes
  • Furniture (must be free of holes, tears, stains, pet hair, & broken parts)
  • Home Décor
  • Jewelry & Sunglasses
  • Large appliances in good working order & clean (stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers & freezers)
  • Linens
  • Mattresses, Boxsprings, & Frames (free of stains, bugs, & tears)
  • Purses
  • Religious Items
  • Small Appliances
  • Small Baby Toys

Inquire about items not shown above, and not on “not accepted” list

We DO NOT Accept:

  • ALL built-in Appliances/Gas Appliances
  • Anything needing repair
  • Cabinet Sewing Machines
  • Clothing, Belts, & Shoes
  • Computers
  • Cribs & Car Seats
  • Desks (larger than a rolltop or small computer desk)
  • Encyclopedias & Text Books
  • Large Exercise Equipment
  • Home Improvement Materials (such as used carpeting & flooring, paint, light fixtures, drywall, interior & exterior doors, countertops, cabinets, medicine cabinets, etc.)
  • Large Entertainment Centers
  • Partially used & older personal grooming supplies, & garden chemicals
  • Pianos & Organs
  • Recycling Items
  • Sinks & Toilets
  • Televisions
  • Toys (other than small baby toys)
  • Used Venetian Blinds, Mini-blinds, & Window Shades
  • Vinyl Records, Cassette tapes, 8-track tapes
  • Water heaters, Furnaces, & Whole House Air Conditioners



  • Individuals served last year


  • Square Miles of the Diocese of Lincoln


  • Acts of Mercy performed last year


  • Cash and in-kind assistance provided across southern Nebraska last year


  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Counseling Center

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