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Trudy's Treasures: The Hill Country SPCA Resale Store

Resale Store

In mid 2008, the Hill Country SPCA Board of Directors determined that a resale store would be the best alternative to provide funding needed to support the operation of the Trudy Brune Hill Country SPCA shelter. After much research and planning, Trudy’s Treasures opened in August of 2010.

The Hill Country SPCA Resale store is located at 3025 Highway 16 South, right next to the Trudy Brune Hill Country SPCA, and is open Tuesday thru Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Clothes for men and women in a variety of sizes are always available - summer and winter clothes, dress clothes for both men and women, and coats for all seasons. A really special area called PICK OF THE LITTER has upscale items, many of which have never been worn or used.

In addition to clothes, the resale store offers glassware, pottery, utensils, linens, fabric pieces, furniture of all kinds, musical instruments, jewelry, rugs, paintings, and other items for sale.

The Resale Store is successful because of the high quality of the items it offers and, to continue this success, a constant supply of gently used items is needed.

We gratefully accept the following items, clean and in good condition for resale:

Baby Furniture: only if it meets current Federal Safety Standards
Books: hardbacks & paperbacks, cookbooks
Clothing & Shoes: men’s, wome’s, children’s, infants’
Household Goods: Dishes, Glassware, Cookware, Pots, Pans, etc.
Electronic Devices: Cell Phones, Fax Machines, PDA’s Printers, Telephones, etc. Must be in good working condition, with all manuals, cords, and chargers.
Exercise Equipment: small
Furniture: Bar Stools, Bookcases, Chairs, Computer Desks, Couches, File Cabinets, Office Desks, Kitchen Tables/chairs, Occasional Tables, etc.
Garden/Lawn Tools, Edgers, Hedge Clippers, Power Tools (must work)
Holiday Decoration: Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, etc. (gently used)
Home Décor Items,: Baskets, Knick Knacks, Lamps, Throw Pillows, Pictures and Picture Frames, Rugs, etc.
Infant Necessities: Layette, Crib Sheets, Bedding, Diaper Bags, etc.
Linens: Bed Linens, Curtains, DraperiesNapkins, Placemats, , Tablecloths, Towels, etc.
Men’s Accessories: Belts, Billfolds, Caps & Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Ties, Wallets, etc.
Pet Supplies & Accessories: Beds, collars, dishes, leashes, etc.
Sewing Machines:  portable, working and in good condition
Small Electrical Appliances : in good working order
Toys: Bicycles, Tricycles, Children’s Books & Toys, Games, etc.
Women’s Accessories: Belts , gloves, jewelry, hats, purses, scarves, etc.

You can drop off donations at the thrift store on Monday thru Saturday from 10 to 4 PM. For large items, please drive around back to the loading door.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept certain items. Click here to view this list.

Who Works at the Resale Store?

The resale store is staffed mostly by volunteers who work in 3-hour shifts, either 10 AM-1 PM or 1 PM-4 PM. Some volunteers work when the store is closed to sort, price and clean and organize the items that have been donated. Other volunteers work when the store is open to put items on display, work the cash register, wrap and pack items that have been sold, and, in general, help out as as needed.

Trudy’s Treasures
is a companionable place to work, and new volunteers are always welcome! If you have some free time, call the resale store at 830-997-5700 and talk to Lee Miller, the store manager.


Make a Donation for the Animals in Our Care

We spend more than $50 a month to provide food, shelter, and medical attention for each animal in our care.

If you would like to help us, please visit Help the Animals to make a secure online donation.

The Hill Country SPCA respects the privacy of its donors and does not sell or exchange any donor information.


Remember…. It’s all about the animals!

The Hill Country SPCA
2981 South Highway 16
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
(830) 990-9085