Welcome to the Thrift Shop of Ypsilanti!

Come visit the Thrift Shop for a great selection of fall merchandise!!!

Want to help your community?  We’re looking for volunteers!

We have been so busy during the past year that we’re looking for new volunteers to join us in our efforts to help people in need in our community.  You can participate in two ways.

  • Become a member, where you commit to 3 ½ hours of work each month—a shift in the sales room or in the marking room.  You will be trained (it’s easy!) in whichever of those tasks you choose. 
  • Volunteer to do a particular task—tidying up the sales floor, helping sort donations and place them in the shop, etc.—in whatever time you can spare.

We are also looking for someone who can help us with our Web site.  Got skills?  We sure could use them!

You can pick up a volunteer application at the shop, 14 S. Washington in downtown Ypsi, during regular business hours, or call the shop (734-483-1226) and leave a message.  Our volunteer coordinator will be happy to get back to you.



Get to know Virginia, someone else you might meet at the Thrift Shop.

Click on the About Us tab to get to know our very own Rosie!


Celebrating Our 75th Anniversary at the Ypsi Fourth Parade!

What better way to celebrate our 75 years of support for local charities than participating in the oldest continuous Fourth of July parade in Michigan? The parade has been going on even longer than the Thrift Shop! We had a wonderful time!  Thanks to everyone who helped make this possible.

Special thanks to John Allesee of Saline, member of the Detroit Area Corvair Club, for driving his classic Corvair station wagon for us!



The Thrift Shop is now officially registered with Kroger Community Rewards!  You can register your Kroger Plus card online or by calling the number included in the directions and choosing the Ypsilanti Thrift Shop as your designated charity.  Once you’ve completed the process, 3.5% of every purchase you make at Kroger will be placed in the Thrift Shop account.  It’s completely free, and a wonderful way to help our community!! Click on the ‘News” tab above for full details and directions!


Fall fashions are here!

Stop by the shop and fill your closet with sweaters, sweatshirts, turtlenecks, long-sleeved tees, slacks, jeans, & more!!


We have a large selection of clothing to fit all ages and sizes! Also household items, kitchenware, linens, books, music, jewelry, shoes, hats, picture frames, wall art, fabric, crafts,  toys, and holiday decorations!!!

The shop is conveniently located in downtown Ypsilanti. All items sold are 100% quality donations. All staff is volunteer.
Please note: We only accept cash.

The Thrift Shop of Ypsilanti is open from 10:00am-3:45pm Monday through Friday, except for the first Friday of each month, when we stay open until 8:00pm.  We’re also open on Saturdays from 10:00am-1:00pm.

INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTICE: Please note that we may need to open late or close early on days when there is the threat of bad weather. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and urge everyone to please call ahead before heading over to the shop if the weather is bad.