Rumford, Maine Thrift Store

Fine Jewelry

The What Not Shop offers a wide range beautiful jewelry

Sporting Goods

The What Not Shop has a variety of sporting goods


The What Not Shop has a many clothes & dresses


The What Not Shop has a variety of toys & games

Vintage Items

From vintage clothing to vintage electricals

Books and Videos

Books and videos for all the ages

Toys & Games

The What Not Shop has loads of toys & games!


The What Not Shop has a variety of footwear

About The What Not Shop

All proceeds benefit the Hope Association for activities, outings and various expenses not covered by other meansProvides learning skills to participants such as hanging and sorting clothing for resale.

The What Not Shop offers Customer Appreciation Punch Cards.  If you purchase at least $5 in items during your visit you will receive one punch on your card.  Once you have 15 separate purchases of $5.00 or more your card will be completed and you will be eligible to choose your own Fill –A- Bag day for $5.00. For your convenience you may keep your Customer Appreciation Card at The What Not Shop.

As part of your community we are always looking for suggestions and ways to better meet your needs and provide quality services.

Hope Association assists individuals with intellectual disabilities by providing whole life services.  Your patronage and donations are very much appreciated and all proceeds help cover cost of non-Maine care reimbursable items that help enhance the lives of those we serve.  So visit our website:, Like us on Facebook, stop at 85 Lincoln Avenue, Rumford to see the ever changing items or call  207-364-2139

We continue to thank our community for their generosity and support

$5.00 Fill- A- Bag Day specials

$5.00 Fill- A- Bag Day specials are held each month on random dates determined by inventory.  These dates are posted on Hope Association’s Facebook page by noon the day before the sale.  Other specials may run concurrently and are posted as well.

Specialty Service

Specialty Service just for you:   If you stop in looking for a specific item and we do not have it, or you need 5 of something please let us know and we will note your inquiry and keep an eye out for that item.

Get In Touch

Telephone: (207) 364-2139


Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 to 4:00

For everyone’s safety, we ask that our customers wear face masks and sanitize upon arrival. Thank you for your cooperation.

(207) 364-2139

85 Lincoln Avenue Rumford, ME 04276