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Thrift Store

Hearts for the Homeless® Thrift Store
890 Tonawanda Street
Buffalo, NY 14207

(Near thruway entrance/exit - accessible from Niagara Street.)

Hours of Operation

Monday to Saturday

10:00am - 5:00pm


Shop with Confidence

Hearts Thrift Store provides quality clothing, accessories, shoes, and household items at affordable prices. Located on Tonawanda Street in Buffalo, Hearts Thrift Store is in a poverty stricken part of the city where residents do not have transportation to the suburbs to shop in malls. When shoppers walk through the front doors, they are welcomed into a relaxing environment with soothing Christian music and helpful Hearts team members.

Hearts Thrift Store is a secondhand store of convenience for everyone. Quality clothes and accessories are just the beginning - find personal care items, toiletries, and jewelry for every occasion. Explore beyond the main room to men’s rooms and housewares, where you will find bargains on quality clothing for the whole family, as well as toys, home decor, games, and free books.

After expenses, all proceeds from Hearts Thrift Store are used to support the operation of our Mobile Soup Kitchen and our Hearts Harvest Pantry and Cafe, located just across the street from the thrift store. All operations are designed to help meet the needs of individuals and families in the local community.

Support the Mission

You can help by donating your gently used clothing, accessories, linens, and small household items in good condition. Donated items can be dropped off at Hearts Thrift Store during operating hours, or 24/7, 365 days a year at one of our 400+ donation bins. Find a donation bin and a list of acceptable donations. Hearts for the Homeless also accepts donations online, through your employer, or by mail.

You can help us meet our critical needs by shopping on Amazon. Consider purchasing an item from our Amazon Wishlist or donate to Hearts for the Homeless every time you make a purchase on Amazon by adding Hearts for the Homeless of Western New York Inc as your charity on Amazon Smile.

Warm Welcome


Christian music in the background welcomes shoppers into the Main Room, where customers often comment how they feel a sense of peace and their stressed relieved as they enjoy their surroundings while they shop.

Community Convenience


Shoppers in the Main Room will also find jewelry and various personal care items & toiletries, as well as the check-out, where our staff is waiting to assist them in finding items, sizes, and give them encouragement along the way.

Main Room


With two customer entrances and good quality at affordable prices, our Main Room has a bright atmosphere and is our largest shopping area with women’s clothing, shoes & accessories; kids clothing, toys, games, and more.

Men's Room


Enter the men's area and explore gently used men's clothing, accessories, shoes, sporting equipment, and more. You can expect to find a great selection of movies starting as low as $1 in the Men’s Room, as well as video games.

Hearts for the Homeless® desires to improve the quality of life for the people in Buffalo and to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ.

What folks are saying about us:

Had to register, all you need is id,current mail, very pleased

thumb James D'Arcangelo
October 7, 2022

Great store and great prices on really nice clothing (which is clean - not like other thrift stores) and household goods. I would highly recommend this store! 👍

thumb Nancy Ro
April 28, 2019

Great store and great prices on really nice clothing (which is clean - not like other thrift stores) and household goods. I would highly recommend this store! 👍

thumb Nancy Ro
April 28, 2019

Love going here. Always come out with a shopping cart full and don't pay much. The staff is very friendly. They have a basket full of free stuff. They also have a pantry in the same lot and the staff is just as friendly. Soon opening a coffee shop.

September 16, 2022

Come shop at the Hearts Thrift Store for amazing deals. As items come into our store, specials are added: so, be sure to visit us every day. Visit our Facebook page for daily deals.

Daily Deals


Free Books!

Both new and used books are given away for free. You will find children’s books, Christian books, and so many others.