Wichita-area Non-profit Organizations and Charities:
When donating to thrift stores take the time to clean up the
items... some stores actually throw the items out and do not clean them.
(TIP: Include any money you are out for cleaning when asking for your donation
receipt from the charity).
Donate items such as household knick knacks and shelving,
tools and books, furniture and lamps, clothing and coats, sheets and blankets -
just about any useable item can be donated. Thrift stores sell the items
and use the money to fund services for the poor. Some charitable
organizations receive minimal additional outside funding so every little bit
SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE (only one in
Wichita as of 05/15/11).
2331 N Amidon Ave.
Fun Fact: This store offers Clothing Bag Sales on
certain days of the week - everything you can put in the bag $10!
locations in your city.
Kansas Locations: http://www.goodwillks.org/locations
415 S. Andover Rd.
9am – 8pm Mon-Sat
1247 Rainbow Dr.
3737 N. Maize Rd.
3636 N. Oliver
5025 S. Broadway
5525 W. Central
1655 South Rock Road, #115A
|D A V Thrift Store
4623 West Central, Wichita
|D A V Thrift Store
926 N Mosley St, Wichita
|D A V Thrift Store
1202 West Douglas Avenue, Wichita
|D A V Thrift Store
3015 South George Washington Boulevard, Wichita
|D A V Thrift Store
4720 South Seneca Street, Wichita
|D A V Thrift Store
5455 East Central Avenue, Wichita
THRIFT STORES IN AND AROUND WICHITA:
|Working Woman Shop
2075 North West Street,
|World Impact Thrift Store
2323 East Central Avenue,
517 North Lorraine Avenue,
Treasure Chest Thrift Store
1217 West Douglas Avenue,
2425 East Douglas Avenue,
Clost (for teen and twenty-something girls)
8241 E Kellogg Dr, Wichita
League of Wichita
2611 East Douglas Avenue,
2243 N Tyler Rd # 109, Wichita
is Nice 2
783 North West Street, Wichita
Used Resale Shop
2523 South Seneca Street, Wichita
8993 West Central Avenue,
Impact Thrift Store
1353 N Waco Ave, Wichita
4306 West Maple Street,
Beginnings Thrift Store
101 South West Street, Wichita
About Used Variety Thrift Store
3130 W. Central, Wichita
House of Treasures
2025 S Seneca, Wichita
W 13th St N # 190, Wichita
Big Fat Consignment Sale
2020 East Blake Street,
2935 E Maplewood St, Wichita
2828 e. douglas, Wichita
1710 E 13th St N # 102,
Me 2 You
9121 West Central Avenue,
United Methodist Thrift Store
103 North Baltimore Avenue, Derby
for Humanity ReStore
3125 E. Harry, Wichita
8606 W 13th St N #190
501 North Broadway Street,
151 N. Volutsia, Wichita
619 North Main Street, Newton KS
303 North Washington Avenue, Wellington KS
|Eagle Nest Inc
112 East 9th Avenue, Winfield KS
|Kat N Cal's Country Store
15541 Northeast 50 Street, Cheney KS
22 North Main Street, Hutchinson
|Second Chance Shop
134 North Main Street, Kingman
|Noah's Ark Preschool
133 East D Avenue, Kingman
424 North Main Street, Burden
134 North Main Street, Kingman
623 North Main Street, Hutchinson
|Hutchinson Community Ministry
818 West 4th Avenue, Hutchinson
4 South Main Street, Hutchinson
|Winfield Thrift Store
122 East 5th Avenue, Winfield
|Clothes Time Shop
133 East 4th Avenue, Hutchinson
Caring Hearts 722-2680 5911 N Maize bills, food, clothing Maize School Dist.
Catholic Charities 264-8344 425 N. Topeka Utilities, food.
Center of Hope 267-3999 400 N. Emporia Prevent homelessness-help w/rent,
Christian Chapel Foursquare Church Pantry 524-0908 Food for those in need
Dear Neighbor Ministries 684-5120 1329 S. Bluffview Food Pantry, Transitional
Housing, Tax Assistance for Hilltop.
DAV Chapter 4 Veterans Emergency Transition Services 684-4473 5455 E. Central
Assistance to veterans through donations from DAV thrift stores
Dress for Success 945-8779 142 High St Helps low-income women with free
interview/ career clothing and career coaching by referral.
Episcopal Social Services at Venture House 269-4160 233 S. St. Francis Educating
and strengthening families with food, education, employment, case management and
Forever Crowned (Ex-Offender) 267-1244 2046 E. 9th helps youths and ex-offenders
with education and employment to re-enter society
His Helping Hands Ministry at Central Christian Church 838-8528 1441 E. 37th St.
No. Refurbishes donated goods and distributes to those in need.
Hope Home Repair 620-367-2637 1013 NE 108th St. (Newton) Home repair to those
who are unable to obtain them in any other way.
Mulvane Care and Share 777-1590 100 W. Main (Mulvane) Non-profit community
Salvation Army 263-2769 350 N. Market www.ringbells.org
Lord's Diner, The 266-4966 520 N. Broadway; 2825 S. Hillside. Free Dinner for all who want one.
Wichita Habitat for Humanity 269-0755 610 N. Main Assistance in building
Boy's & Girl's Clubs of South Central Kansas 687-5437 2408 E. 21st
exposes children to academic, social and cultural activities
CASA of Sedgwick County 866-2920 807 N. Waco Also CASA Harvey County 284-6909.
Provides volunteer advocates for children in the judicial
Erin is Hope Foundation 681-3204 4921 E. 21st speech-language, occupational and
physical therapy for children with special needs
Heart to Heart Child Advocacy Center 284-6030 201 E. Sixth (Newton) helps with
addressing crimes of child sexual and physical abuse
Hope Street Youth Development 263-7325 1157 N. Piatt helps middle and high
school youths reach their full potential
Independent World Chess Championships Inc. 613-2437 2202 W. 13th Provides youths
with positive environment to build life skills and grow as chess
Kansas Children's Service League 942-4261 ext 1309 1365 N. Custer Protects
children and strengthens families
Lively Setaf Youth 651-0426 1401 N. Belmont Volunteer youth org. serving Ken-Mar
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Kansas 838-9474 2016 Amidon grants the favorite wish
of children suffering life-threatening conditions.
Maude Carpenter Children's Home 942-3221 1501 N. Meridian Provides residential
services for children ages 6-16 who are having difficulty in their
Middle School After School Program 973-5107 412 S. Main In collaboration with
YMCA helps provide a safe and supervised after-school environment
for youths in grades 6-8.
Quivira Council Boy Scouts of America 264-3386 1555 E. Second Provides boys ages
7-21 with programs that teach strong values and life-long skills
Shadow of the Cross 929-0288 801 Anita (Haysville) Helping at-risk youths and
St. Paul's Lutheran GoZones! 263-0810 925 N. Waco after-school program
Sunlight Children's Advocacy and Rights Foundation 316-621-0550 P.O. Box 967 (El
Dorado) Plans children's home, child advocacy and visitation
center for Butler County children.
Wichita Child Guidance Center 686-6671 415 N. Poplar Provides outpatient mental
health services for children and families.
Wichita Children's Home 684-6581 810 N. Holyoke Provides safety for victims of
abuse, abandonment, neglect and homelessness.
Youthville 529-9100 4505 E. 47th St. So. Ste 200 Provides foster-care and
home-based services for children in Sedgwick County.
Assistance League of Wichita 729-9793 2611 E. Douglas Providing services to
Wichita community including clothing and scholarships for Wichita school
district students, and assault survivor kits.
Association for Honest Attorneys 788-0901 P.O. Box 558 (Derby) www.assocforhonestattys.com.
Dedicated to discouraging litigation and improving the legal
DUI Victim Center of Kansas 262-1673 355 N. Waco Ste 220 Works to reduce drunk
driving and related crimes and their effects, and to increase
awareness of the danger of impaired driving.
Friends of the Keeper 706-9242 2006 W. 34th St. So. Promotes the Keeper of the
Plains statue and provides literary, cultural, educational and social
service programs for Native Americans.
Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice 265-9441 313 S. Market Serves terminally ill people
and their families in 25 counties in southeast Kansas.
Inter-Faith Ministries 264-9303 829 N. Market Increases understanding and
cooperation among people of different faiths through education, advocacy
and social services.
National Conference for Community and Justice 264-0356 130 E. Murdock Ste 102
Promotes respect and understanding among all races, religions and
cultures through advocacy, conflict resolution and education.
Positive Directions 263-2214 154 N. Emporia Ste 101 Provides community, action,
resources, education and support to people living with and affected
Respite Outreach for Kids Organization 218-9363 P.O. Box 902 (Andover) Respite
care and enrichment for children with special needs. Help with
marketing and fundraising.
Urban League of the MidPlains 262-2463 1802 E. 13th Helps people in need through
advocacy, research and programs in housing, economic
development, employment, education and health.
Christian Ministries to Offenders Inc. 660-7513 216 E. Second Provides
hygiene items for indigent inmates, plus bibles, bible studies, chapel services
Community Counseling Services 264-8344 425 N. Topeka Marital and family
counseling, therapeutic and educational groups for adults, infant adoptions,
free pregnancy counseling.
Family Consultation Service Inc. 264-8317 ext 215 or 207 560 N. Exposition
Provides family therapy, children's services, marital, individual and group
HopeNet 684-4673 2501 E. Central Provides comprehensive services to people and
families experiencing crisis.
Knox Center Inc. 265-8511 2924 E. Douglas Chemical abuse, addiction outpatient
Never Alone Crisis Ministry 682-0207 829 N. Market Crisis intervention/
prevention for victims of violent acts and their families.
Options Adult Services 265-6011 122 N. Millwood Substance abuse treatment for
Options Youth Services 265-8561 1642 W. Douglas Substance Abuse treatment for
Parallax Program Inc. 689-6813 3410 E. Funston Drug and alcohol treatment.
Three Trees Inc 263-3335 8100 E. 22nd St. No. Bldg 800 Spport for children and
families who have lost a loved one. Hosts on group nights.
Wichita Fellowship Club Inc. 265-9348 204 W. 18th Recovery House for recovering
Young Adult Beginning Experience 729-4437 853 N. Peterson (Central and Tyler)
Peer ministry for those 14 and older who have experienced a parental
divorce, separation or death.
Air Capitol Telephone Reader 337-7701 106 W. Douglas Provides free reading of
publications over the telephone for the blind, visually impaired or
otherwise unable to read.
Arc of Sedgwick County 943-1191 2919 W. Second Serves people with developmental
disabilities and their families.
Arrowhead West 722-4554 9505 W. Central Provides support for adults with
Bethesda Faith Village 946-9609 525 N. McComas Provides residential, case
management and medical coordination services to people with
developmental disabilities with limited resources.
Breakthrough Club 269-2711 1005 E. Second Helps people with mental illness
become independent and productive.
Creative Community Living 316-320-7531 622 N. Haverhill Rd (El Dorado) Provides
case management and support services for people with
Heartspring 634-8700 8700 E. 29th St. No. Helps children with special needs grow
Hope Music Works 776-2095 1617 N. Main (Rose Hill) Provides personal concerts
and worship for people with physical or mental disabilities who are
unable to attend regular church services.
Independent Living Resource Center 942-6300 3033 W. Second Provides information
and services to people with disabilities to help them live
Kansas Jaycees' Cerebral Palsy Foundation 775-2421 P.O. Box 267 (Augusta)
Provides residential simmer camp for the physically and mentally
KETCH (Kansas Elks Training Center for the Handicapped) 383-8700 1006 E.
Waterman Works with adults with disabilities to promote independence.
Muscular Dystrophy Association 773-7962 10222 W. Central Ste 201 Provides free
services to children with neuromuscular disease.
Project Independence of Sedgwick County 262-6898 310 S. Ida Consumer-run drop-in
center for people with mental illness.
Rainbows United 267-5437 340 S. Broadway Provides help for children with
South Central Kansas Assistive Technology 942-5444 (TTY 942-2117) 3033 W. Second
Ste 104 Helps improve quality of life for those with disabilities.
Starkey 942-4221 4500 W. Maple Serves people with developmental disabilities
through employment, life enrichment, case management, community living
and low-income housing programs. Daily or Weekly activities.
Wichita Independents Special Olympics 946-9515 1414 N. Doris Circle Sports
activities for mentally disabled adults and children. Fundraising volunteers.
Wichita Radio Reading Service 978-6600 3317 E. 17th St. Daily readings of
newspapers and periodicals for people who are visually impaired or
otherwise unable to read.
Children First: CEO Kansas 942-4545 3410 S. Kessler Provides scholarships to
Sedgwick County students to attend the school of their choice.
Communities in Schools of Wichita/ Sedgwick County 973-5110 412 S. Main Ste 212
Develops partnerships with businesses and corporate sponsors for
volunteer and financial support.
FUNdamental Learning Center 684-7323 917 S. Glendale Programs and services for
children struggling to read, write and spell.
Junior Achievement of Wichita 267-2248 505 S. Broadway Ste 205 Educates young
people about the free enterprise system.
Kansas School for Effective Learning 263-9620 334 N. Topeka Ste 103 Provided
basic skills training.
Literacy Resources of the Metropolitan Area 973-5120 412 S. Main Helps
functionally illiterate adults learn to read and write.
McCormick School Museum 721-2206 855 S. Martinson Official museum of Wichita
Muticulture Celebration and Education Association 942-2491 6917 El Standra
Circle Works to break down barriers through sensitivity education and
language services to industry.
SER Corp. 264-5372 1020 N. Main Ste B Provides educational and employment
programs, computer literacy training, English as a second language
Via Christi Reach Out and Read 946-5020 2622 W. Central Provides free bokks to
children up to age 5.
A Better Choice 685-5757 3007 E. Central Serves women facing an unexpected
Agape Care Cradle 518-1572 P.O. Box 704 Provides mortuary services and funeral
supplies to parents who suffer the loss of a baby.
Bethlehem Maternity Home 683-4663 2525 E. Pawnee Provides housing for pregnant
Catholic Charities Harbor House 264-8344 437 N. Topeka Offers a haven to women
and their children who are victims of domestic abuse.
DCCCA Family Preservation Services 267-2030 1319 W. May Helps families with
children at risk of being removed to foster care.
Families Together Inc. 945-7747 3033 W. Second Ste 106 Helps families that have
a son or daughter with a disability. Door Prizes.
Father's Heart Ministries 773-0192 344 Brownthrush Provides education and
support for women and children in abusive situations.
Gerard House 832-0777 3144 N. Hood 24 hour residential facility for pregnant
Mid Kansas Community Action Program 775-3000 730 Cliff (Augusta) Provides
emergency services, case management, housing, Head Start, food
programs and community service activities.
Mother to Mother Ministry (Interfaith Ministries) 264-9303 829 N. Market Forming
friendships across economic, racial, educational and religious
Pregnancy Care Center 775-9372 415 State St. (Augusta) Provides help to
low-income, pregnant and parenting families.
Pregnancy Crisis Center of Wichita 945-9400 1040 N. West St. Provides free
pregnancy tests, medical information, emotional, material and spiritual
support in unexpected pregnancy.
Reclaim Inc. 264-0177 1212 N. Madison Provides room, board and services to
pregnant girls age 12-17.
Ronald McDonald Houses and Family Room 269-4182 1110 N. Emporia
Lodging for families of children whose medical needs bring them to Wichita.
Sarah's Hope Foundation 267-7975 3202 W. 13th Referral for women in crisis
The Treehouse 686-2600 2601 E. Central Helps new mothers and babies in need.
YWCA Women's Crisis Center 263-7501 P.O. Box 1740 Provides services to victims
of domestic violence.
Youth Horizons 262-8293 1601 E. Douglas Helps children and families become
productive members of the community.
Health Care Services:
Alzheimer's Association of the Great Plains 267-7333 347 S. Laura Provides
research, education and support for Alzheimer's patients, families and
American Cancer Society 265-3400 435 S. Broadway Ste 100 Provides research,
education, advocacy and service aimed at preventing cancer,
saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer.
American Red Cross Central Blood Services 268-0812 707 N. Main Provides blood
and platelet products to
patients in Kansas and northern Oklahoma.
Arthritis Foundation 263-0116 199 N. Amidon Works for the prevention, control
and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
Center for Health and Wellness 691-0249 2707 E. 21st Provides family health care
for all. Needs: paper products, bottled water, disposable cameras,
generators. Volunteers for fund-raisers.
Good Samaritan Medical Clinic 688-5020 3701 E. 13th Provides health and dental
care for those in need.
GraceMed Health Clinic 494-4321 1611 N. Mosley (New: 1122 N. Topeka) a
faith-based clinic available to the uninsured and underinsured. Provides
medical and most dental service.
Based on income.
Health Ministries Clinic 316-283-6103 209 S. Pine (Newton) Community clinic for
uninsured in Butler, Harvey, Marion and McPherson counties.
Health Options for Kansas Communities 651-5357 3630 E. Sunnybrook Provides free
parenting classes, youth camps, exercise and social activities
programs, health related services in the Plainview community.
Hunter Health Clinic 262-3611 2318 E. Central Provides medical, dental, mental
health, alcohol and substance abuse services, counseling, transportations
and translation services regardless of ability to pay.
Lupus Foundation of America, Kansas Chapter 262-6180 P.O. Box 12204 67277
Supports families through information packets and books, education
meetings, physician referrals, support groups and research
Mayflower Clinic (316) 558-3991 3305 E Douglas Ave # 101 Wichita, KS 67218-1037
Free Clinic, Cash Donations Accepted.
Medical Service Bureau 683-7559 1148 S. Hillside Ste 105 Helps indigent clients
and families get prescription medications, diabetes supplies, low-cost
eye exams and glasses.
Medical Supply Closet 775-7778 813 State St. (Augusta) Provides free medical
aides through check-out system.
Mid-Kansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 683-8510 P.O.
Box 780294 Provides free mammograms for the uninsured and
underinsured, health and education materials.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society 264-7043 250 S. Laura Provides support and
services to those with MS.
Planned Parenthood of Kansas 263-7575 2226 E. Central Provides reproductive
Prairie View 264-6380 1901 E. First (Newton) Provides mental health services.
Project Access 688-0600 1102 S. Hillside Coordinates donated medical care and
services for low-income, uninsured residents.
Victory in the Valley 682-7400 3755 E. Douglas Provides help and encouragement
to cancer patients and their families.
WSU Dental Hygiene Clinic (In Allberg Hall) 978-3603. Call for
appointment. This is not a charity but does offer low-cost services and is
definitely worth mentioning here. This facility offers cleanings only, but
don't be turned off... this a very modern and clean facility with near
constant supervision of the students by actual dentists. They do a
complete diagnosis as well as complete x-rays for $20 and comprehensive deep
cleanings for $40-65. The deep cleaning that they do for $60 can run as
high as $1,000 elsewhere and is really top notch in our opinion. Do try to visit, you will also
be helping the students... and bring a friend - they always have openings.
Catholic Charities Christmas Sharing 264-8344 437 N. Topeka www.wkscatholiccharities.org.
Serves families who have not received help from other
community Christmas programs.
Evangelistic Outreach Assembly Church of God in Christ 688-1740 4939 E. 14th St.
Provides food and gift baskets to people in need.
Haysville Community Outreach 524-6302 141 Lamar (Haysville) Distributes food
baskets and toys in the Haysville school district to families in need at
Baptist Homeless Ministries 264-8344 417 S. Hydraulic Gives the homeless
sleeping bags, blankets, care packets, clothing and food.
Catholic Charities Anthony Family Shelter 264-8344 256 N. Ohio Provides shelter
and follow-up services to homeless families.
Hope for the Homeless 1150 N. Broadway Provides assistance with meals, clothing,
transportation, hygiene products, eye exams and glasses.
Union Rescue Mission 687-4673 2800 N. Hillside Provides men with overnight
homeless shelter and a long-term program for life change and
Voices of Hope Homeless Community Choir 721-4939 1150 N. Broadway Provides
assistance with meals, clothing, transportation, hygiene products and eye exams
Andover Senior Citizen's Club 733-4441 410 Lioba (Andover) Provides
activities and services for people over age 55.
Butler County Retired Senior Volunteer Program 775-0500 510 E. August St
(Augusta) Provides volunteer work for those 55 and older.
Catholic Charities Adult Day Services 264-8344 5920 W. Central Provides
affordable alternative care to seniors and adults with special needs.
LaFamilia Senior/ Community Center 267-1700 841 W. 21st St. Provides health
screening, nutrition and educational, social and cultural programs.
Leon Senior Citizens 745-9200 112 S. Main (Leon) An activity center providing
health programs, fundraisers, card games, meals to the homebound.
Newton Area Senior Center 283-2222 122 E. Sixth St. (Newton) Helps older adults
develop and maintain quality lifestyles.
Senior Services Inc. of Wichita 267-0302 Provides Meals on Wheels, senior
centers, roving pantry, in-home respite care and other services for seniors.
Wichita Lifeline Inc. 265-1700 1020 N. Main Ste D Emergency respose service for
the elderly and disabled.
American Legion Air Capital Unit 401 522-5901 101 E. 31st St. So. Variety of
activities for veterans.