Items not accepted for Consignment are as follows:
Revised 2016

  • The Thrift Shop of Fort Sam Houston, operated by the Spouses’ Club of the Fort Sam Houston Area, WILL NOT ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING FOR CONSIGNMENT OR DONATION TO INCLUDE ANY DIRTY, DAMAGED OR INOPERABLE ITEMS.

    Appliances, no large: washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, window unit air conditioners. Ads/pictures can be placed on the bulletin board for .50 cents per week and interested persons can contact you directly. (Smaller appliance such as dorm size refrigerators, microwaves, coffee pots, toasters, etc are acceptable if they can be plugged in and tested as operational.)

    Auto Parts: no parts, but auto accessories and tools are acceptable.

    Baby Items: car seats, jump chairs, saucer seats, swings

    Books: no books or magazines without management approval

    Beauty/Health Care Products: no new or used makeup, shampoo/conditioner, hair dyes, wigs, used hair care products like barrettes, headbands, curlers/curling irons, brushes or combs

    Building Materials or Parts:  no wood, nails, doors, windows, paint, varnish, etc.

    Clothing:  no used bathing suits 4T and up, used undergarments including sports bras, used socks, men’s suits  (Men’s sport coats and hats are acceptable with Thrift Shop approval.)

    Computer:  no computers, printers, typewriters, keyboards, monitors, fax and copy machines, scanners, disc/holders; (New software, unopened computer and photo paper, laptop bags, new ink cartridges, unopened blank DVD’s and CD’s are acceptable)

    Electronics:  no tube TV’s, speakers, used cell/home and cordless phones, VCR players, cassette players; (Small flat screen TV’s 32” or less, small stereos, radios, clock radios, boom boxes and small electronics which can be easily tested before tagged or purchased are acceptable)

    Food:  no perishable food items to include vitamins, etc.

    Housewares:   generic floral vases, used candles

    Household Goods: no blinds, shades, ceiling fans, ceiling light fixtures

    Mattresses: no mattresses (regular or inflatable), box springs, mattress pads, foam pads, sleeping pillows

    Media: no VHS tapes, cassettes, CD’s, records, 8 tracks, personally recorded DVD’s and CD’s

    Outdoor/Garden: no gas powered equipment, no propane tanks, used water hoses, rubber rafts/boats/floats

    Pet: no scratching posts; bedding only if clean and in good condition

    Sports: no trophies/award plaques, roller blades/skates;

    Toiletries: no used toiletries/hygiene products, perfume; used nail clippers and used nail files

    Toys:  used stuffed animals and dolls accepted at Thrift Shop discretion;

    Weapons: no ammunition or guns (No air assault or any toy gun that looks real)

Exceptions to the above lists may be made at the discretion of FSH Thrift Shop management, please inquire within for further information.

We thank you for your support of our shop and appreciate your patronage.