Thrift Store



Better Together Animal Alliance Thrift Store offers the community quality, resale clothing, housewares, electronics, furniture and more at very affordable prices.  Every day you can find a new treasure or bargain and your purchase benefits animals in need. We annually hold sales events for Halloween, Winter, Ski and Boarding Equipment, Christmas along with craft, toy, book and houseware blowouts.

We gratefully accept your gently-used donations. Please think of the animals when downsizing, moving, post-yard sale, or just freshening up the home. However, it does take money away from the animals to dispose of unsaleable items. Please only donate clean goods in sale-able condition. 

Winner: Best Thrift Store 5 years in a row


Located next to the animal care center at 870 Kootenai Cutoff Road, Ponderay, ID, 83852

Phone: 208-263-0706

Thrift Store Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily

Donations: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., daily

Closed Days: New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, and Christmas.


When donating ask yourself, “Would I buy it?”

BTAA does not have the ability to repair, clean or iron items donated to us.
We are unable to take large appliances (stoves, washer/dryers etc.), box TVs, mattresses, pianos or organs. If you wish to make a large donation, such as an estate, please call in advance to ensure we have the necessary staff on hand to assist.

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with no stains, holes, broken zippers, missing buttons, etc. To be specific, if you could still wear it…donate it. Please no used underwear and socks.

Please only donate pairs of shoes (singles will be thrown away), no holes in the soles or missing the inside lining. If they are extremely worn, dirty or scuffed, we will need throw them away.

(Anything with a cord or batteries)- We can only resell if it still works. We cannot accept box T.Vs

Please donate them if all the pieces are still with the set.

We cannot sell cracked, chipped, dented or broken items.

We cannot accept major appliances, air conditioners, furnaces, trash compactors, water heaters, large console stereos, car parts, tires, pesticides, paint, and paint thinner, cleaning products or any other liquid chemical to include gasoline, oil and antifreeze.

We cannot sell open liquid items such as glue, household cleaners, bug spray chemicals, lotions, gels, etc.


Tour de Thrift is a combination of bargain shopping and prizes as customers travel through Sandpoint and Ponderay thrift stores in search of quality second-hand merchandise. Seven local stores participated in 2019, each offering discounts and special one-day sales. In addition, shoppers have the opportunity to win great prizes. Follow us on Facebook for 2021 events!