Valley Thrift Store (Vietnam Veterans of America)

Drop your donations off at the Escondido store location!

The thrift store in Escondido has Daily 50% off specials (except Wednesday) for all shoppers! Wednesday is Senior Citizens Day, while shoppers 55 years and older receive 50% off several departments in the store.

Acceptable Donations

CLOTHING: Ladies, mens, kids, children’s, baby, purses, belts, ties, wallets, dresses, shirts, pants, shoes. Virtually all types of Clothing, Shoes, and Accessories.

HOUSEHOLD: Dishes, glasses, silverware, small household appliances, bedding, linens, pillows, draperies, curtains, rugs, jewelry and cosmetics, comforters, home decor, baby items, art and frames.

TOYS: Stuffed animals, board games, dolls, action figures, and sports equipment.

ELECTRONIC: Stereo, radio, Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation, computers, laptops, monitors, DVD players, cameras, typewriters, and electronics. All types of small kitchen appliances.

BOOKS: Hardcover, softcover, fiction and non-fictions, e-readers.

EQUIPMENT: Exercise equipment: small weight benches, weights, sports gear, Sporting equipment: ski equipment, snowboards, helmets, baseball bats, basket balls, soccer equipment, tennis equipment, Tools: drills, saws, nail guns, Yard tools: lawn mowers, weed eaters, and handtrucks (no fuel of any type please!).

SMALL FURNITURE: Mirrors, nightstands, headboards, and office chairs.

OTHER: Bikes, musical instruments, small filing cabinets, garage sale leftovers, small appliances: microwaves, blenders, toasters, coffee makers, and almost anything else.

*Please note – As a general rule, they only accept items that are small and light enough for one person to easily lift and carry.

Items Not Accepted

LARGE FURNITURE: Couches, sofas, sleeper couches, box springs and mattresses

LARGE APPLIANCES: Washers/dryers, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers and stoves

OTHER: Tires, food, any type of fuel, cash or checks

Not accepting televisions of any kind.

Call to verify accepted items & other details


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