Thrift Store

 

The Burnaby Hospice Society thrift store was established in 2006 as another means of raising funds to support hospice palliative care. The store is well known as the go-to bargain shopping destination in the Burnaby area.

6843 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC

Monday – Saturday:
9:30am – 7:00pm

Sunday:
9:30am – 4:30pm

We accept cash, debit card, Visa, Mastercard and American Express. [No cheques accepted.]

Donations accepted. Please drop off behind the store during store hours. Please note, we close for donations 1 hour prior to store closing in order to give our staff and volunteers time to clean up for the next day.

Volunteer at the Thrift Store

Volunteers generously donate their time and expertise to operate our thrift store. They perform a wide range of duties from receiving, sorting and pricing donations to setting up our retail displays to helping customers or being a cashier. We are constantly in search of volunteers and have a wide variety of opportunities available.

Volunteering is fun, interesting, and you get to work with some of the nicest people. No matter what job you do, you go home each day knowing you have made a difference in someone’s quality of life. If you have a special talent or just some time to spare, please give us a call. We would love to have you join our team!

Four-hour shifts are encouraged but any time is appreciated. Depending upon special needs or duties, hours may be flexible. Most volunteers work one shift per week.

Click below for our Thrift Store Volunteer application.

Drop off, fax, or scan and email your application to thriftstore@burnabyhospice.org or contact us at 604-520-5082 for more information.

Ways to Help Out

  • Assisting customers
  • Cashiering
  • Organizing merchandise
  • Pricing merchandise
  • Books
  • Sewing
  • Sorting merchandise
  • Special projects
  • Recycling

We Accept Donations

We always appreciate donations and our thoughtful volunteers carefully handle your donated goods with respect. However, we ask that you only donate items that are clean, not broken, and suitable for resale.

Because we cannot repair items and have to pay for disposal, we are NOT able to accept:

  • Mattresses, Sofas and Armchairs
  • Large appliances
  • Large and older model TVs
  • Children’s car seats and cribs
  • Encyclopedias, National Geographic or Reader’s Digest
  • Non-functioning items

We recycle as much as possible and have put systems in place for recycling cardboard, metal, plastic, glass, and clothing items we cannot use.