The Garret Thrift Shop in Walnut Creek sells donated clothing, jewelry, books, antiques, collectibles, furniture, and household items. All proceeds help the John Muir Medical Center Auxiliary, Walnut Creek buy state-of-the-art medical equipment and support community outreach programs.

How You Can Help

Services include staffing the front desk as a cashier, testing electrical items for salability, helping with furniture pickup, and joining the crew in the workroom to process donated items. Cashiers work three-hour shifts from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM or from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

For more information, call the Garret Thrift Shop at (925) 932-9474 or the volunteer office at (925) 947-5358.


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Location and Hours

1530 3rd Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

(925) 932-9474
Store Hours: Mon-Sat, 10:00AM-4:00PM
We take donations: Mon-Sat, 10:00AM-3:30PM

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We are looking for caring, motivated volunteers. Please complete a Guest and Volunteer Services Application to begin the process.

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