Thrift Stores offering used clothing and other household items, books and magazines at very reasonable prices are available at two sites, Buffalo and Wellsville, in Western New York.
Ladies of Charity of the Diocese of Buffalo, a ministry of service provided by concerned girls and women within the community on a volunteer basis and an affiliate organization of Catholic Charities, operates a used clothing store in Buffalo called Lots of Clothes
Catholic Charities operates a Thrift Store in Wellsville at its expanded pantry and Family and Community Services site.
Lots of Clothes Thrift Store
1122 Broadway, Buffalo 14212 - Phone: 716-895-4001
Open to the public weekdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Donations in good, clean condition of household items, clothes and more are accepted, but you must call ahead to schedule a drop-off time.
Wellsville Outreach Thrift Store
67 East Pearl St., Wellsville, NY 14895 - Phone: 585-296-3757
Open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Donations in good, clean condition of books and magazines are also being accepted. Please call to make an appointment to drop off donations. Thank you!
Other Special Programs for Those in Need
Ladies of Charity also sponsors a variety of programs of assistance for those in need.
Among the programs available by referral through a Catholic Charities office are:
Web site: locbuffalony.org