Child sitting with veteran, American flag in hand.


The Purple Heart Desert Thrift Shop is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2016 to help families in the East Valley who are in need. In 2018, we entered a partnership with the Purple Heart Foundation to help veterans. Together we help veterans and others in our community who are in crisis. At our stores, we pride ourselves on offering clean merchandise at reasonable prices in a friendly, customer-oriented environment. All items are donated by individuals and businesses. Our volunteers donate their time and talent to help provide our customers with an excellent shopping experience.


In 2019, we have contributed $42,527.16 to 20 non-profit organizations and 111 individuals or families.

In 2018, the Purple Heart Desert Thrift Shop contributed $54,328 to  27 non-profit organizations and 32 individuals or families.