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Dorcas Thrift Shop

Monday – Saturday, 11 AM – 6 PM

187 High House Road
Cary, NC 27511
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We accept cash, all major credit/debit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Cash App.  NO checks will be accepted.

Donation Drop Off 

Monday – Saturday, 11 AM – 6 PM

Bring your donations to the drop-off area at the back of the Dorcas Shop building.

Tax receipts are available upon request.

Items We Don’t Accept

We hope you will continue to donate your other previously loved goods to Dorcas Ministries. As a general guide, we are unable to accept the following items for reasons that include, but are not limited to:  Safety & Liability Concerns, Space Limitations, or Does Not Meet Our Resale Focus.

Dorcas reserves the right to accept or decline any item at the discretion of staff on duty at the time of donation delivery.  Condition of the item(s) being donated, salability, and current inventory levels are some of the factors considered at the time of donation.

Dorcas reserves the right to modify this list at any time.  This list was updated February 1, 2020.

Household Items:

  • Carpet (cut or rolls)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceiling/Wall Mounted Light Fixtures
  • Mattress Pads
  • Rugs (area rugs 6’ x 9’ and up)
  • Window Treatment
  • Wire Hangers


  • Box Springs/Mattresses
  • Desks (Computer, Large Office Desks)
  • Damaged/Stained Furniture
  • Entertainment Centers
  • Footboards
  • Futons
  • Headboards
  • Large Appliances (Washers, Dryers, Freezers, Stoves, etc.)
  • Large Furniture
  • Mechanical Furniture
  • Pieces of Furniture Sets (such as a hutch without the desk)
  • Sleeper Sofas
  • TV Cabinets
  • Un-Assembled Furniture, Shelving, etc.
  • Water Beds


  • Cassette Tapes
  • Console TV’s
  • Fax Machines
  • Non-Working Electronics/Small Appliances
  • Old Computers/CRT (Wide) Monitors
  • Other Computer Peripherals
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • TV’s (Tube Type and Plasma Flat Screen)
  • VCR’S
  • VHS Tapes


  • Baby Cribs
  • Car Seats/Booster Seats
  • Changing Tables
  • Children’s Battery Powered Riding Toys
  • Children’s Mesh Play Pens
  • Children’s Strollers
  • Children’s Swings
  • Highchairs


  • Christmas Trees (Artificial only accepted October 1st – December 15th, in the original box)
  • Encyclopedias/Text Books
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Gas Powered Equipment
  • Grills
  • Hazardous Materials (Paint, Oil, Chemicals)
  • Kerosene/Gas Heaters
  • Magazines
  • Non-mobility Medical Equipment and Supplies
  • Phone Books
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Tires

If you have a question about an item you’d like to donate, email Dorcas staff. While we aim to be as responsive as possible, it is often difficult for us to respond to the high volume of inquiries about donations through phone or email in a timely manner.  We appreciate your patience as our staff attempt to respond to everyone.

Furniture Pick-Up

Dorcas Ministries is unable to offer furniture picks.  We hope you will consider bringing your items directly to the donation drop off area.  Thank you for your support.