Double take Thrift store

Double Take thrift store will open for in-store shopping on Friday June 11.

New store hours are Tuesday  – Saturday, 11AM – 5PM

At this time, we are only able to accept donations by appointment and that have been pre-sorted. View our categories below, and book a drop-off appointment here.

We are not accepting furniture at this time. 

We are looking forward to welcoming you back with all the appropriate COVID-19 prevention protocols in place.

Masks will be required for entering, but if you cannot wear a mask we can continue to serve you at the door as we have been during lock-down!

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310 Gerrard Street East Toronto, ON M5A 2G7


Donation Categories

YSM Double Take Store front


  • Women’s Tops
  • Women’s Bottoms
  • Women’s Outerwear
  • Men’s Tops
  • Men’s Bottoms
  • Men’s Outerwear and Sweaters
  • Baby Clothing (0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24)
  • Toddler Clothing (2T, 3T, 4T)
  • Children’s Clothing (Sm/5-6, Med/7-8, L/10-12, XL/14+)  
  • Maternity
  • Women’s Sweaters
  • Dresses
  • Activewear & Sleepwear (including new socks and underwear)


  • Women’s Shoes
  • Women’s Belts
  • Women’s Bags
  • Men’s Shoes
  • Men’s Belts
  • Men’s Bags
  • Kids Shoes
  • Kids Blankets
  • Jewelry


  • Linens
  • Housewares
  • Fiction Books
  • Non-Fiction Books
  • Electronics (working only)
  • Sports (no helmets/safety gear)
  • Art & Decor
  • Clothes to Upcycle (eg. Shrunken wool sweaters, good quality clothing with holes, missing buttons, etc)
  • Art & Sewing/Knitting Supplies
  • Other (Health & Beauty, Stationary, Toys, Kids Books)

Double Take’s Community

Facebook Community

Join our new Facebook community group to see new items for sale online and updates about Double Take.

Double Take on YouTube

Double Take has started a YouTube channel to share crafting skills and projects to make with upcycled materials.

clothing racks


Double Take Thrift Store offers affordable clothing and household items to the community. All profits from Double Take sales go toward YSM services and programming to help realize the goal of ending chronic poverty in Toronto.
Young Double Take employee


The store serves as an employment and training initiative for community members who are seeking Canadian work experience or have obstacles to regular employment.
Clothing for sale in Double Take


Double Take provides YSM participants with the opportunity to shop for clothing, including business attire for job interviews, through the YSM gift certificate program.


Open for in-store shopping Tuesday – Saturday, 11AM – 5PM.

SHOW[case] – “store within a store”

A boutique with unique finds, vintage and antiques and upscale clothing – all at reasonable prices.

SHOW[case] Hours:

While the small boutique room is closed right now, we have moved all our Showcase products to the main part of the store! You can find them along the west wall, just past the books.