Valparaiso, Indiana Thrift Shop

Sales & News

Valparaiso Bethesda Thrift Shop

  • Friday, May 23: 50% off storewide sale!  Sale does exclude new furniture, new socks and client-made products.
  • JUST IN!  We have acquired several very nice pre-owned and vintage musical instruments!  We have:
    • Ephiphone guitar and case
    • A mid-60's Kingston guitar
    • Indy seafoam green guitar
    • Peavy guitar with hard case
    • 5 piece Royce drum set
    • Lap steel guitar with case, stand and picks
    • several other pieces as well!
    • ***please note that these instruments are not included in the 50% off sale***
  • April 18: We will be open normal business hours
  • April 25 - April 26: 50% storewide sale!  Exclusions apply: new furniture, new socks and client-made products.
  • Every Wednesday is senior day. All seniors 55 years and older receive 25% off all regular priced items, with the exception of new merchandise and products made by people who receive supports and services from Bethesda.


50 Marks Rd. - Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-548-3931
Valparaiso Thrift Shop Front

Shop Hours

 Clothing Racks   

Donation Drop Off Hours

  Monday to Friday:
 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
   Monday to Friday:
  10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.



Items Accepted

Bethesda Made Products

Items Not  Accepted


Gently Used Clothing




Household Goods


Large Appliances


Books & Magazines




Used & New Furniture


Computer Hard Drives




Box Springs




Sleeper Sofas






Men's Accessories


Infant Car Seats


Women's Accessories


High Chairs


Records & DSs


Computer Monitors


DVDs & VHS Tapes


Infant Walkers


Small Electronics




Sporting Goods




All Holiday Decor




Gardening Items


Note: Donations left after hours are not always received by the shop.


Volunteers of all ages are needed.  Cashiers, sorters and general retail positions are available. 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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