Why Support the Westminster Thrift Shop?

  • Revenues from donations help support community and world organizations 
  • Help create sustainable lifestyles through recycling
  • Save $$ on new and name brand women’s and men’s clothing and accessories
  • Caring volunteers who go the extra mile helping customers
  • No waiting in line as in big box stores
  • A safe shopping environment, following CDC guidelines

Summertime, the Livin Is Easy 

The sizzle of a barbecue, the crackle of a bonfire, crash of ocean waves, the croaking of pond frogs, the scent of honeysuckle: the sounds of summer. After a year of staying at home, is a vacation in your plans this summer? If so, stop in the thrift shop, we have a diversified array of summer items.

  • Books by many well-known authors
  • Puzzles and games
  • Beach cover-ups
  • Hats of many colors and fabrics
  • Sandals
  • Trendy and fun jewelry
  • Picnic baskets

NOTE:  Our items are priced fair and reasonable. Your purchases help support many charitable organizations, especially during these challenging times. To name a few:  Domestic Violence Center of Chester County, Family Promise, Bridge of Hope, Chester County SPCA, Charles Melton Arts and Education, Migrant Ministry, Orphan Grain Train, West Chester Senior Center, Wings for Success.


The oldest pieces were made of eagle talons, beads from shells of ostrich eggs and sea snails, stones, and stained glass.  It evokes memories and emotions, it can make a statement by the wearer, it can be fun to wear, and it will enhance one’s appearance:  Jewelry. Visit the shop with a friend, and try on some of our new pieces of shell jewelry, summer white jewelry, funky jewelry, or explore the Jars of Jewels and treasure vases of jewelry (great for kids and grandchildren). 


We Welcome Your Donations

Please think of the Westminster Thrift Shop first when you have donations. We are always looking for women’s seasonal clothing, shoes, accessories, handbags, jewelry, men’s clothing, housewares, home decor, and small pieces of furniture. Please see our NEW DONATION GUIDELINES, and please make an appointment by calling Karen Koepke, manager, 610-692-9298 or contact her by email



543-545 E. Gay Street  
Units 22 & 23
West Chester, PA 19380
Telephone: 610-692-9298

We Now Accept Credit Cards! 

The Westminster Thrift Shop Board of Directors recently approved the usage of credit cards for thrift shop purchases effective June 7, 2021. Major credit cards will be accepted with a $15 minimum purchase amount requested. 

Thrift Shop Summer Hours

The thrift shop will again be open during the summer months. Normal hours will return after Labor Day on September 7. The following is the shop’s summer schedule: 

July & August

The Thrift Shop will be closed July 1-11. Summer hours begin July 12 and end Wednesday, August 25.

OPEN: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 10am - 3pm
CLOSED: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays