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Explore Portland's Best-Kept Secrets: 5 Must-Visit Thrift Stores

Ash Jurberg

If you are looking for a bargain, then you must check out these thrift stores in Portland, Oregon

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With the higher cost of living thanks to rising inflation, everyone could do with some bargains, so it's no surprise that thrift stores are becoming increasingly popular.

With their eclectic mix of pre-loved items, thrift stores can offer hidden gems waiting to be discovered. From vintage band t-shirts to designer handbags, thrift stores offer a treasure trove of possibilities - and a fun shopping experience like no other.

Most of them also support good causes, so the sales proceeds go towards helping others in the community.

Let's take a look at five thrift stores in Portland, Oregon, that are worth checking out.

1. Rerun

Rerun is the number one ranked thrift store in Portland, according to Yelp users.

Rerun has been open for 17 years and supports the local Portland community by allowing its patrons to make some extra money by selling items on consignment at the store.

They are committed to making a positive impact by supporting and hosting community events and free activities for kids and offering teachers a 10% discount on teaching supplies.

707 NE Fremont St, Portland

2. William Temple House Thrift Store

The William Temple House Thrift Store offers an environmentally conscious and budget-friendly alternative to clothing, furniture, accessories, housewares, and electronics shopping.

Best of all, proceeds support William Temple House services, which include free and low-cost mental health counseling, emergency social services, and spiritual care to the people of Portland.

2230 NW Glisan St, Portland

3. Dime and Penny

Dime and Penny always has an interesting selection of goods- from clothing to furniture to household items.

1463 NE Killingsworth St, Portland

4. Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette

Goodwill Industries of Columbia Willamette operates retail stores, outlet locations, two online shopping sites, and attended donation centers.

Proceeds from sales and donations fund their free job services programs that provide vocational opportunities to people with disabilities and others with barriers to employment.

1740 SE Ochoco St, Milwaukie

5. Estate Store

Estate Store has two locations offering antique, vintage, and retro household goods, furnishings, and more! Proceeds from sales support Community Warehouse, a local nonprofit furniture bank.

3969 NE Mlk Jr Blvd, Portland

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What is your favorite thrift store in Portland? Have you been to any of these? What tips do you have for bargain hunters?

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