LIFT-UP Rifle Thrift Store






Where:  800 Railroad Avenue, Rifle, CO 81650
Hours:  Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact:  970-625-2757



Note: LIFT-UP Parachute Thrift Store is temporarily closed, as it is being used as our warehouse for food bag preparation.


Visit our Sister Thrift Store Defiance
50% of all proceeds support LIFT-UP Food Programs!

Where: 2412 S. Glen Avenue, Glenwood Springs

When: Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Contact: 970-945-0234

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Purchases: The LIFT-UP Rifle Thrift Store is filled with tremendous bargains for value-conscious shoppers, and all sales help to support LIFT-UP’s programs for local families in need.

Donations: The LIFT-UP Rifle Thrift Store is also a great place to bring your quality, gently used clothing, furniture and other household items. Donations are tax deductible. You may request an in-kind receipt for all donations. Donations accepted until 3 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday.


Shop regularly:  The inventory changes daily!

Donation Process & Policy

The LIFT-UP Rifle Thrift Store accepts small and large donations of new or gently used clothing, shoes, housewares, home décor and more. Proceeds from the sales of these items help LIFT-UP’s work throughout the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado. On behalf of the many thousands of individuals who benefit from the generosity of people like you, thank you, for your consideration and donations. Please review our donation process and policy below. Some items cannot be accepted (see our full list on this page).

How to donate goods to the LIFT-UP Rifle Thrift Store

  1. Donate in person. Please call the store to confirm donation hours as these may differ from store hours.

  2. Request a pick-up of large, good quality items (based on availability of staff and transportation)

How does donating to the LIFT-UP Rifle Thrift Store help individuals & families?
The money raised by the LIFT-UP Rifle Thrift Store helps families receive essential humanitarian assistance, including food, hygiene products, prescriptions and clothing. When the items you donate to are sold, the money helps families achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better future.

Help reduce landfill impact by donating instead
Remodeling, cleaning, down-sizing or just getting organized? Whatever your project, don’t let the items you no longer need end up in your local landfill. Our thrift store divert tons of potential waste from landfills each year, accepting items including new and used furniture, appliances and clothing. In some cases, pickup service is provided for large items.




  • Christina Barnes, Thrift Store Manager

  • Rhonda Derhamner, Associate

  • Asher Sanic, Associate

  • Shani Munoz, Associate

Items we CANNOT Accept

Items that are torn, dirty, chipped, cracked unserviceable (broken) or in need of repair cannot be accepted. LIFT-UP Thrift Store employees may decline a donation if it is not clean, or in sellable condition or if they are unable to assist with larger items due to risk of injury.


We cannot accept:

  • Aluminum Cans

  • Above Ground Pools

  • Cribs, Child Car Seats
    (Walkers, Swings, Bouncers Baby Walkers, Playpens, Strollers, Baby Swings, High Chairs, must all be in safe, clean, working condition to be accepted)

  • Building or Landscaping Materials

  • Built-In Appliances
    (Including Cooktops, Drop-Ins, Wall Mounts, Sinks, Microwave Ovens, countertop microwaves are okay)

  • Carpet Padding or Carpet Remnants

  • Copy Machines All

  • Computer Monitors

  • Cubicle Partitions, Large Commercial Office Furniture

  • Doors All

  • Fencing

  • Fireworks

  • Flooring (New Tile Ok)

  • Fire Place Inserts

  • Flammable Liquids

  • Fluorescent Lighting

  • Furnaces

  • Garage Doors or Garage Door Openers

  • Garbage Disposals

  • Gas Logs

  • Gasoline Cans All

  • Glass (Sheets of Glass)

  • Wire Hangers

  • Hazardous Waste (Including Household Chemicals)

  • Hot Tubs and Covers

  • Ladders

  • Mattresses (Including Crib Mattresses) and Box Springs

  • Mirrors Without Frame or Backing

  • Newspapers

  • Oxygen Tanks

  • Paint

  • Pianos/Organs

  • Plastic Gutters

  • Propane Tanks

  • Radiator Covers

  • Scooters (Electric) – Refer to VFC

  • Scrap Paper / Used Greeting Cards, New unused Greeting Cards are okay

  • Scrap Wood/ Metal

  • Sheds

  • Smoking or Drug Paraphernalia (Glass/Water Pipes Etc)

  • Snow Blowers All

  • Sun Tanning Beds

  • Tubs, Toilets

  • Tires

  • Trash Compactors

  • TV Antennas (Outdoor), Satellite Dishes

  • Box or console Television Sets – Working Flatscreen TVs are welcome

  • Water Dispensers

  • Water Heaters

  • Water Softeners

  • Water Beds (All Sizes, Mattresses or Accessories)

  • Weapons (Firearms, Bb Guns, Paintball Guns, Bows/Arrows, Ammo, Mags, Swords, Bladed Weapons)

  • Windows and Screens

  • Window Blinds / Mini Blinds

  • Wood Burning Stoves