Fort Detrick
Thrift Shop

Phone: 301-619-2289
E-mal Us E-mail Us

Bldg. S-11 Porter Street
Fort Detrick, MD

Hours of Operation

1st Saturday of the month, 0900-1200
Consignments accepted: 0900-1100

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 1000-1500
Consignments accepted: 1000-1400

Announcements

We are open the 1st Saturday of each month. Hours 0900-1200. Consignments 0900-1100.

Saturday openings are:  03 May 14, 07 Jun 14, 02 Aug 14, 06 Sep 14, 04 Oct 14, 01 Nov 14, 06 Dec 14.

Important Dates to Remember:

SPRING AND SUMMER ITEMS ONLY — Feb 4, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014

Closed May 23

Closed Jul 1, 2, 4, & 5

Closed Jul 29, 30, & Aug 1

FALL AND WINTER ITEMS ONLY — Aug 8, 2014 - Jan 30, 2015

Closed Aug 29

Closed Sep 2, 3, & 5

Closed Nov 11

Closed Nov 26 & 28

HOLIDAY CLOSING
Dec 23, 2014 — Reopen (Sat 0900) Jan 3, 2015

PLEASE NOTE: ALL EXPIRATION DATES ARE ON FRIDAYS. In the event we are closed on a Friday, expiration dates have been extended to the following Friday.

Contract/Expiration Dates [PDF]

For Our Customers

The Thrift Shop at Fort Detrick plays a unique and important role in generating funds to be used in support of military families, military community organizations, and for the general welfare of the Fort Detrick community.

The Thrift Shop is a private non-profit organization on the Fort Detrick installation and offers the general public a convenient place to purchase personal or household items at a reasonable price, as well as, accept monetary contributions and/or items as donations. Authorized personnel (military, retired military, civilian employees, retired DoD civilians, contractors and Fort Detrick volunteers) may consign items at the Thrift Shop. The Thrift Shop collects income from commissions on the sale of items placed on consignment, the sale of donated items, fees charged for consigning items, donations, Nallin Pond prints, Fort Detrick ornaments and White House ornaments.

Items For Sale:

  • Videos
  • Electronics
  • Household Goods
  • Linens
  • Home Decorating Accessories
  • White House Ornaments
  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Nursery items
  • Books

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Use the 'Subscribe' button to add your name and e-mail address.

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For Our Consignors

Consignments are accepted from active duty and retired military and their families, Fort Detrick employees and families, and contractors working at Fort Detrick.

First time, new consignors MUST have an appointment to set up an account, describe our procedures and assist in processing the first consignment. Cost for establishing a new account is $5.00 (one-time). Items for consignment may be brought to this appointment. The consignment fee for each contract sheet of items (14 items per sheet) is $1.00. Call 301-619-2289 to schedule.

Consignors may bring an unlimited number of items daily. All clothing must be on hangers which may be picked up at the Shop.

NEW! Save time completing the consignment contract - use the online form.

Please note: Consignors are responsible for picking up monthly consignment checks at the Shop. We do not call individual consignors. Checks will be mailed only if you provide stamped, self addressed envelopes. Checks are void after 90 days and will not be reissued.

Thrift Shop does not accept microwave ovens, mattresses, computers, televisions or exercise equipment.

  • Consignors may bring an unlimited number of items daily.
  • All clothing must be on hangers which may be picked up at the Shop.
  • Consignor Handbook [PDF]
  • Consignment Contract [PDF]

    Note: How to use this PDF Consignment Contract

    • This PDF form can be filled out online.
    • Click the link above to open the PDF file. Once you have filled the form out, click the save button at the bottom of the form and save the completed file on your computer.
    • Next send us an E-mail and attached the saved file from your computer to the e-mail.
  • Contract Terms and Conditions [PDF]
  • Contract and Expiration Dates [PDF]

  • Sales Tags [PDF]

Volunteer

Spend a few hours a week as a volunteer. Assist consignors, mark down items, sort donations... and meet some wonderful people. Hours are available Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday. Call 301-619-2289 for information or visit the Shop.

Thrift Shop Grants

Thrift Shop at Fort Detrick Grant Request [PDF]

The Thrift Shop at Fort Detrick plays a unique and important role in generating funds to be used in support of military families, military community organizations, and for the general welfare of the Fort Detrick community.

The Thrift Shop is a private non-profit organization on the Fort Detrick installation and offers the general public a convenient place to purchase personal or household items at a reasonable price, as well as, accept monetary contributions and/or items as donations. Authorized personnel (military, retired military, civilian employees, retired DoD civilians, contractors and Fort Detrick volunteers) may consign items at the Thrift Shop. The Thrift Shop collects income from commissions on the sale of items placed on consignment, the sale of donated items, fees charged for consigning items, donations, Nallin Pond prints, Fort Detrick ornaments and White House ornaments.

The Thrift Shop offers monetary grants to organizations and programs that will use the funds to enhance the general welfare of the Fort Detrick community. Approval of a Thrift Shop grant is based on a recognized need for funds to assist with the efforts of the organization/program. A Thrift Shop grant may be obtained by completing an electronic or hard copy Thrift Shop at Fort Detrick Grant Request [PDF]. Requests for grants will be presented in writing, by the Chairman, at scheduled board meetings for approval. Requests may be considered by the Board at other times on a case-by-case basis.

Complete information must be provided. Include a justification of why the applicant representing the organization/program is requesting assistance. Grants DON'T have to be paid back! This money is not a loan.

If you have problems and need assistance requesting the "Thrift Shop at Fort Detrick Grant", call 301-619-2289.

Thrift Shop at Fort Detrick Offers Scholarships

The Thrift Shop Scholarship Committee is awarding The Thrift Shop at Fort Detrick Scholarship and the Julie Parker Scholarship. Both scholarships are $1000.00. Selection will be based on overall scholastic achievement, leadership ability, and good citizenship.

Applications are available at Thrift Shop, Bldg S-11, Porter Street, Fort Detrick; the Army Continuing Education System (ACES), Building 1520, Fort Detrick; and all Frederick County high school guidance offices.

Completed applications can be hand delivered or mailed to the Army Continuing Education System (ACES), ATTN: Scholarship Committee, 1520 Freedman Drive, Suite 200, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-9226. Deadline for receipt of the application is 07 March 2014 (Hand delivered by 4:30 p.m. to ACES or postmarked). For more information call ACES at 301-619-2854 or the Thrift Shop Scholarship Committee at 301-619-7871.

Scholarship Application [PDF]

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