Economy Shop Claremont

Local Charities

The nonprofit Economy Shop of Claremont has reopened for the 2021-2022 season. Claremont’s Economy Shop at 325 West First Street, is a non-profit thrift store, managed and staffed entirely by volunteers. All proceeds are granted to local organization that help area residents needing assistance.

The Shop welcomes community volunteers and donations of clean clothing, household goods, jewelry, furniture and books donations of new or used good quality clothing, books, toys, dish ware, small appliances, household furnishings and decorative items. All merchandise that does not sell in a timely manner is distributed to other non-profit charities.

Begun as a project in the Claremont Community Church, to help the needy, recovering from the Depression, we have been in continuous operation since 1933.

Over the years, grants have been given to the following area organizations (click on each one to learn more about the organization):


In The News

Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, generous donors of salable items and faithful shoppers,

the Economy Shop continues its worthwhile effort to serve our community.

Board of Directors

President: Rich Laughton
Vice-President: Pat Reed
Secretary: Cheryl Reed 
Treasurer: Florence Kraft
Store Manager: Karen Reed
Mary Jeanne Herrlinger
Fran Laughton
Carole Marrinelli
Rich Marrinelli
Kimberly Miller Andria
Cindy Radici
Mark Reed
Freddie Watson