LIFT-UP recognizes the need for affordable, quality clothes, shoes, and household items for those from Parachute to Aspen. Our Thrift Stores in Rifle and Glenwood Springs provide the community with just that, while also providing a place for folks to donate their gently used items thus reducing the landfill impact.

The Thrift Store Rifle

The Thrift Stores


Our Thrift Stores are filled with tremendous bargains for value-conscious shoppers and all profits go to supporting LIFT-UP’s hunger relief programs. When the items you donate to LIFT-UP are sold, the money helps the families in need within our community achieve the strength, stability, and independence they need to build a better future.


Shop regularly: the inventory changes daily!

PURCHASES: The LIFT-UP Thrift Stores in Rifle and Glenwood Springs are filled with tremendous bargains for value-conscious shoppers, and all sales help to support LIFT-UP’s programs for local families in need.

DONATIONS: Our LIFT-UP Thrift Stores in Rifle and Glenwood Springs are also great places to bring your quality, gently used clothing, small furniture, and other household items. Donations are tax-deductible. You may request an in-kind receipt for all donations.

Frequently Asked Questions

The LIFT-UP Thrift Stores accept 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 from Parachute to Aspen. 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, FAQ, and policy below. Some items cannot be accepted (see our full list on this page).

We are open Tuesday – Saturdays from 10am to 5pm.

We accept donations Tuesdays – Thursdays – Saturdays 10a-3pm. Our donation area in Rifle is located outside at the rear of our store. And in Glenwood Springs in the lower level at the loading dock. Look for the signs.

We are not able to pick up donations currently.

Sorry, but all sales are final. No refunds or exchanges are permitted.

We research and price our items fairly to give you the best bargains possible. It isn’t our policy to negotiate with our customers.

We offer a 10% Senior discount for guests age 65+.

Yes, they are. When you drop off your donations, please ask for a donation receipt.

The cashier will provide a price for you.

Customers are not allowed in the processing area for items to be priced or for any other reason.

We will make two phone calls within a week after your purchase to contact you. If we haven’t heard from you, or if you mention that it will take longer than one week to pick up the item, we will return the item to the sales floor and you will forfeit your money.

Yes, you certainly may! We often use these donations to help us improve the quality of our store. We appreciate your help!

100% of the LIFT-UP Thrift Store proceeds support LIFT-UP’s programs & services.

  1. Donations are received Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm at all locations.
  2. Our donation area in Rifle is located outside at the rear of our store. In Glenwood Springs in the lower level at the loading dock. Look for the sign.

Cleaning out, 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 diverts tons of potential waste from landfills each year, accepting items including household good, tools, small furniture, and clothing.

LIFT-UP Thrift Stores will accept gently used items that can be resold. We cannot accept certain items because of liability risks, safety or hazardous waste concerns, or disposal costs if items aren’t resold. We may also turn down donations that are in poor condition.

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800 Railroad Avenue
Rifle, CO 81650

(in Midland Center)
100 Midland Ave, Unit 280
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

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Tuesday – Saturday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday – Saturday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

NOTE: Donations are accepted until 3pm Tuesdays – Thursdays – Saturdays


  • Aluminum Cans
  • Above Ground Pools
  • Cribs, Child Car Seats
  • (Walkers, Swings, Bouncers Baby Walkers, Playpens, Strollers, Baby Swings, and Highchairs must all be in safe, clean, working condition to be accepted)
  • Building or Landscaping Materials (Doors, Windows, Screens) (Scrap Wood/Metal Fencing, Gutters)
  • Built-In Appliances (Including Cooktops, Drop-Ins, Wall Mounts, Sinks, and Microwave Ovens)
  • Carpet Remnants or Padding
  • Car parts
  • Copy Machines All
  • Computers or Monitors
  • Cubicle Partitions, Large Commercial Office Furniture
  • Electronics (TVs, VCRs, Stereo systems, Antennas, Satellite Dishes)
  • Fireworks
  • Flooring
  • Fireplace Inserts
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Fluorescent Lighting
  • Furnaces
  • Garage Doors or 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 and Box Springs (Including Crib Mattresses)
  • Mirrors Without Frame or Backing
  • Newspapers
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Paint
  • Phones (Line or Cell)
  • Pianos/Organs
  • Propane Tanks
  • Scooters (Electric)
  • Scrap Paper/Used Greeting Cards
  • Sheds
  • Smoking or Drug Paraphernalia
  • Snow Blowers
  • Sun Tanning Beds
  • Tubs, Toilets, Showers
  • Tires
  • Trash Compactors
  • Water Dispensers
  • Water Heaters
  • Water Softeners
  • Water Beds (All Sizes, Mattresses, Accessories)
  • Weapons (Firearms, Bb Guns, Paintball Guns, Bows/Arrows, Ammo, Mags, Swords, Bladed Weapons)
  • Window Blinds / Mini Blinds
  • Wood Burning Stoves


  • Tuna
  • Hearty Soups
  • Chili
  • Beans
  • Fruit
  • Beef Stew
  • Vegetables
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Chilies
  • Salsa Verde


  • Salsa
  • Peanut Butter
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Bisquick
  • Jelly/Jam
  • Boxed Juice
  • Cooking Oil


  • Cumin, Chipotle & Cilantro
  • Hearty
  • Guajillo Chiles
  • Arbol Chiles
  • Ancho Chiles
  • Dried Poblano Chiles
  • Chili Powder
  • Chipotle en Adobo
  • Mexican Cinnamon
  • Allspice
  • Annatto
  • Pumpkin Seeds


  • Refried Beans
  • Beans
  • Nuts
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Shelf Stable Milk, Dairy and Nondairy
  • Oatmeal
  • Crackers
  • Cereal
  • Whole Grain Items
  • Gluten Free Items


  • Maseca (Instant Corn Mesa Flour)
  • Juanita’s Menudo 
  • Hominy
  • Canned Chilies
  • Tortillas
  • La Lechera (Sweetned Condensed Milk)
  • Media Crema (Table Cream)
  • Corn Husks
  • Corn
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