Assistance League Of Bellingham

Assistance League Of Bellingham

Thrift & Gift Shop

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An Upscale Thrift Shop

Margo & friendWe are located at 2817 Meridian Street. Free Parking. Bring a friend for twice the fun!

We sell quality used men and women’s clothing and accessories, jewelry, household and home decor items. We also sell books, artwork and selected furniture pieces.

When you shop at our Thrift & Gift you get a good deal and do a good deed! The funds we raise support our four community programs here in Whatcom County.

Open: Tuesday – Saturday
10 am – 5 pm
(360) 738-2803
Closed Mondays for restocking

Facebook 5★rating by Susan Agustin Sim, Jan. 26, 2016

“The AL Thrift Shop of Bellingham, WA is amazing! There is always something one can find and that is needed, useful, or wanted – furnitures, clothes, glasswares, cookwares, lamps, artworks – at too good to be true prices! What is wonderful about this shop is that everything comes from donation (items, management, staff, etc) and proceeds go back to the society.

Salute to all the AL of Bellingham ladies who volunteer passionately to manage the store 6 days a week (including all the behind the scene events from donation acceptance, display preparation, and warehousing). Congratulations on your anniversary! May you continue to make meaningful difference in the lives of others! Cheers!

To my FB friends who are believers and practitioners of service beyond self, this group is worth liking, commenting, and sharing!”

Donate To Our Shop!

Bring your donations to our Thrift & Gift Shop at 2817 Meridian Street (across from Haggen). You may also drop off items at our back entrance in the alley behind the shop. Please ring the bell for service. You will be given a receipt for goods donated.

We accept donations Tuesday – Saturday,  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

We greatly appreciate donations of quality items including:

  • Gently used men’s & women’s clothing and accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Household and home decor items
  • Linens and bedding
  • Books, CDs and DVDs
  • Artwork
  • Selected furniture pieces

We are sorry, but we do not accept:

  • Typewriters and TVs
  • Large sporting equipment (skis, poles, ski boots, treadmills, golf clubs, etc.)
  • Personal grooming items (hair curlers, curling irons, etc.)
  • Mattresses & bed pillows
  • Children’s clothing & toys

We Sell Items on Craigslist & eBay

To find us on Craigslist:
Go to, select Bellingham listings, then click the “for sale” listings; in the search box put the words “AL Thrift” and our current ads will come up.

Did you know we ALSO have an eBay presence?
eBay auction items are NOT located in our shop here at 2817 Meridian; they’re located off site until the listings are completed. You are most welcome to bid on our eBay listings, and if you win an auction or purchase a “buy it now” item from us, you pay no shipping cost if you can come to the shop to pick up the item rather than having it mailed.

To find our eBay listings online:
On at the far right upper corner, next to the big “search” word, there is the word “advanced” in smaller letters. Click that link. That brings up a page of search options. In the left column click the link under “find items” where it says “by seller”. Then in the box where you enter “seller’s ID”, enter the name “alb_thriftshop”. (That’s an “underscore” between the alb and thriftshop). We list interesting items on eBay almost every day!

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Mission: Assistance League of Bellingham is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization serving Whatcom County children, adults and seniors.

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