Crystal Lake, Illinois Thrift Shop

Sales & News

  • We are now accepting donations on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Aug. 1 - Aug. 23: GREEN tags are 50% off!
  • Aug. 24 - Aug. 31: GREEN tags are 75% off!
  • Every Wednesday is Senior Day! Customers 55+ will receive 25% off entire order. Excludes new items.
  • Please note that our daily specials will end on August 31, 2015.

Upcoming Sales: Daily Sales in August

  • Sundays: 25% off pictures and frames
  • Mondays: 50% off books
  • Tuesdays: BOGO Shorts
  • Wednesdays: Senior day 25% off for customers 55+
  • Thursdays: $1 day - we will have a different dollar special each week
  • Fridays: Freaky Friday - 25% off for customer 54 and under
  • Saturdays: 25% off kids toys, games and puzzles
  • **All sales exclude new and sale items


7606 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, Il 60012-2914
Phone: 815-455-2325     Crystal Lake Thrift Shop

Crystal Lake Thrift Shop


Shop Hours

   Clothing Racks 

Donation Drop Off Hours


Monday to Friday:
  9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Monday to Friday:
  9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  9 a.m. to 5 p.m


  Noon to 4 p.m.

  12 p.m. to 4 p.m



Items Accepted

      Furniture Display                

Items Not  Accepted




No Baby Furniture


Household Goods


No Plastic Toys




Items not in resale condition




Mattresses/sofa sleepers




Hide-a-beds/Box Springs




Large Appliances




Clothing Accessories


Computer Equipment


Records, CDs, DVDs, VHS




Small Electronics




Sporting Goods

  Console TVs

All Holiday Decor



Shop History

The Crystal Lake Bethesda Thrift Shop opened in 1987. It is the only Bethesda shop in Illinois. There are 20 Bethesda Thrift Shops throughout the country.


Volunteers of all ages are needed.  Cashiers, sorters and general retail positions are available. This is a great work experience for high school and college students. Other volunteer opportunities include light carpentry, building maintenance and general cleaning tasks. Volunteers can select from daily, weekly or monthly time commitments. Perfect for student, corporate, church, service and civic groups, as well as families, retirees and individuals.

To volunteer:

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Get started today. One hundred percent of the Bethesda Thrift Shops’ net profits go directly to the people Bethesda supports.

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