Resale Shops

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

The ARK Thrift Shop *

1302 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (773) 862-5011
Fax: (773) 862-9034

Accepts donations of and sells gently used furniture, household items, appliances and clothing. Call for furniture and appliance pick up. All proceeds benefit The ARK's clients. 

Hours are Mon. thru Thurs., 10-6; Fri., 10-5 (summer) and 10-4 (winter); Sun., 10-5.

Hadassah Resale Shop

405 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield Park Plaza
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone: (224) 415-3994
Contact: Jessica Castrejon, Manager

Upscale resale shop serving the North Shore and surrounding communities. Donations accepted year-round. Furniture pick up can be arranged by calling the store. All proceeds benefit Hadassah Medical Organization.

Mount Sinai Hospital Resale Shops *

814 W. Diversey Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (773) 935-1434
Contact: Rose Ann Cope

All profits to Mount Sinai Hospital. Volunteer opportunities.

National Council of Jewish Women Encore & More

NCJW Chicago North Shore
1107 Central Street
Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: (847) 853-8888
Contact: Melissa Prober

Encore & More is NCJW's major fundraiser, supported by members and friends through donations of gently used men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories, jewelry, bric-a-brac, collectibles and small furniture.

ORT Resale Shop (Evanston)

ORT America Metropolitan Chicago Region
915 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: (847) 864-6099

Proceeds benefit the ORT America education programs.

ORT Resale Shop (Highland Park)

ORT America Metropolitan Chicago Region
800 Central Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: (847) 433-1697

Proceeds benefit the ORT America education programs.

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