Humane Educational Society Boutique & Thrift

All proceeds benefit the animals at Humane Educational Society!

We would love to have additional regular volunteers.  Click HERE to fill out an online applications and choose 1 or more shifts you are available to work and we will get back to you with more information!

Donation receipts can be found HERE and brought to or mailed to the address below or faxed to 423.708.8996

4784 Highway 58, Chattanooga, TN 37416

Hours:  Monday - Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday:  12pm-5pm (no donations) 

Phone:  423.708.8995

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Fax:  423.708.8996

Donations are accepted around the back of the store during operating hours.  We do not offer pickup service. 

Items accepted for donation at the shelter include metal food bowls, collapsible crates, towels, and fleece blankets.  The shelter is not able to use pillows, sheets, or comforters.

Sales and Discounts

Tuesday:  Veterans save 10%

Thursday:  Seniors (55+) save 10%

Friday & Saturday:  90% off select items

Second Saturday every month:  Everything is 25% off

Last Saturday every month:  All clothing is 50% off

Rewards:  Spend at least $5 five separate times to get $5 off!

We are looking for volunteers!

Please fill out this volunteer form to become part of the store crew!

  • Get creative and help make the store beautiful!  You'll be stocking shelves and hanging clothes, but also changing displays to make things look new and fresh!

  • Be the first to see what awesome things come through the door by sorting donations

  • Assist customers on the sales floor.

  • General cleaning to keep things looking tidy

  • Receive donations in our staging area

  • Deliver donated items from the shelter to the store

  • We are looking for the right people to help with Facebook, eBay, and cashiering.

Click here for some donation tips.

CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING:  Christmas decor, Halloween items, text books, encyclopedia/reference sets, or VHS tapes.

Items we accept include but are not limited to:

  • ​Housewares
  • Decor
  • Accessories
  • Pet items
  • Furniture
  • Home décor
  • Kitchenware
  • Housewares
  • Sporting goods
  • Books, music, movies
  • Seasonal items
  • Collectibles
  • Clothing

We cannot accept:

  • Items that are broken, dirty, rusted, smelly, mildewed, or otherwise cannot be sold as-is
  • Clothes that are unlaundered or have been exposed to smoke
  • Large exercise equipment
  • Mattresses and boxsprings
  • Wire hangers
  • Hazardous waste/materials
  • Used children’s car seats
  • Used major appliances
  • Electronics that are not easily tested (speaker systems, PC’s, Computers, Printers etc.)
  • Box TVs (tube, cabinet, console). 
  • Construction remains (i.e. carpet scraps, boards with nails, light fixtures, etc.)
  • Fur coats or taxidermied animals
  • Items that are too heavy to lift safelyNew<