About Us

Thank you for your interest in the PTA Thrift Shop! We've been serving our community for over half a century, and whether you’re a parent or student within the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School district or a patron who enjoys shopping for quality merchandise at a good price, your involvement makes a difference!

For the safety of our customers and staff, donations are not accepted during inclement weather.
We ask you to donate the following business day starting at 9am.

Please DO NOT donate items after 6pm by leaving them outside the donation centers at either location. Vandalism and theft can happen to your donations.
We appreciate and value your donations!

PTA Thrift Shop - Carrboro Store

125 West Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510
(Google Directions)

Retail Store Phone:
(919) 967-1272

Donations Center Phone:
(919) 960-7413
(Located around the back of building)

PTA Thrift Shop – Chapel Hill Store
(next to Whole Foods in the Village Plaza)

103 S. Elliott Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(Google Directions)

Retail Store Phone:
(919) 942-6101

Donations Center Phone:
(919) 942-9412
99 S. Elliott Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(Located around the back of the building)

Hours of Operation (Sales and Donations)
(for both the Carrboro and Chapel Hill stores)

Monday - Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm
Sundays: 12:00pm-6:00pm


Executive Offices
125 West Main St., Ste 100
Carrboro, NC 27510

Who We Are

The PTA Thrift Shop, Inc. is a non-profit resale business whose mission is to enrich lives by building collaborative partnerships and transferring charitable donations into educational and community investments. Our organization began in 1952 as a small, frequently moved sales room. Today it has grown into two large, well-located and maintained retail establishments in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.

What We Do

PTA Thrift Shop partners with nonprofit organizations supporting under resourced community members, for workforce development and other social service impacts.


2017-2018 Board

2018 Board Of Directors Picture

Dawn Edgerton (Board Chair)
Edgerton Data Consulting

Helen Antipov (Board Vice Chair)
Brookdale Senior Living

Joel Levy (Treasurer)
Joel Levy, CPA, PLLC

Collis Arrick
Arrick Enterprises, Inc.

Jessica Aylor
Triangle Community Foundation

Crystal Fisher
Weaver Street Realty

Shawn Slome
Small Business Owner

Richard Harrill
UNC-Campus Y

Margot Lester
Word Factory

Pat Phelan
Edward Jones

Ben Quinn
BlueFarm Ventures

Robert Saunders
Brooks Pierce

Principal Representative
John Williams
Principal of Phoenix Academy