Double Take Thrift Store is a YSM employment initiative that sells gently used, high quality clothing, furniture and housewares at affordable prices. All profit from Double Take benefits The Yonge Street Mission and its goals towards bringing hope to the city.
The store also provides first-time employment and training opportunities for our community members who face obstacles to securing regular employment. And, it provides an avenue for our community members to purchase bsuiienss attire for job interviews using gift certficates they receive at other YSM programs. This lets the people we serve to shop with dignity.
Within Double Take is our unique SHOW[case] room. This “store within a store” is where bargain hunters can find great vintage and antique items, unique merchandise and upscale clothing at reasonable prices. Showcase is only open at limited times.
Show[case] – This “store within a store” is a unique room inside Double Take where bargain hunters can find great vintage and antique items, unique merchandise and upscale clothing, at reasonable prices.
Visit Show[case]: Tues, Wed and Sat 2:00 – 6:00pm, Thurs and Fri 2:00 – 7:00pm
Note that these hours are different from normal store hours.
Come shop at Double Take!
Double Take exists to provide affordable clothing and household items to the community. All profit from
Double Take benefits The Yonge Street Mission and its goal to end chronic poverty in Toronto in one generation.
The store provides first-time employment and training for our community members who have obstacles to regular employment.
Double Take provides an avenue for clients of the The Yonge Street Mission to choose business attire for job interviews, allowing the people we serve to shop with dignity.
Double Take is located at, 310 Gerrard Street East Toronto, ON M5A 2G7. Free customer parking in the lot adjacent to the building.
Double Take hours:
- Monday – Wednesday 10:00am – 7:00pm
- Thursday – Friday 10:00am – 8:00pm
- Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm
- Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
- Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 2:00 – 6:00pm
- Thursday and Friday 2:00 – 7:00pm
For more information:
Tel: 416.925.7198 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How you can support Double Take
Anyone can support Double Take Thrift Store by donating gently used clothing, linens, housewares and furniture. Donations are gratefully accepted year-round at our in-store drop-off location during store hours. For large donations, please call 416-925-7198. Please note: we have suspended all pick up requests until further notice.
Our greatest donation needs are:
- career apparel
- maternity wear, baby and children’s wear
- men’s clothing and shoes in all sizes
- ladies wear size 14+
**Please no sofa beds, mattresses, bed frames, futons, appliances or cribs. Thank you!
Not sure what used items you can or should donate? Check out this great reminder from the City of Toronto about donating goods to charities.