Village General Stores

The Village General Stores in Clear Lake and Fort Dodge offer quality used clothing and household goods for sale.  Proceeds from our thrift stores support Village services to people with disabilities.

The stores also accept donations of gently-used or new items.  Click here for a list of items the stores can and cannot accept. Donations may be dropped off at either store during store hours (see below).  At the Clear Lake store, donations are only accepted Monday through Saturday, not on Sunday.  Receipts are available at the time of donation for tax purposes.  View a partial list of items we can and cannot accept.

The Village Store in Clear Lake is located at 830 Highway 18 W.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday (winter hours: closing at 7 p.m.); 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The phone number is (641) 357-5270. You also may email the Clear Lake store.

The Fort Dodge store, which opened in October 2011, is located at 12 N. 25th St. (near the Crossroads Mall).  Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and closed Sunday.  The phone number is (515) 573-2272. Email the Fort Dodge store.

Thank you to the many volunteers who help run the stores!  Find out more about volunteer opportunities.

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Village General Store volunteer

Volunteers help run our thrift shops in Fort Dodge and Clear Lake.