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Ruth's House Inc

111 Lafayette Square

Haverhill, MA 01832


About Ruth's House

Our Thrift Store

The Thrift Shop at Ruth's House has operated in Haverhill since 1992.

  We accept gently-worn clothing and used household items from individual donors, estates and businesses.
Employees and volunteers carefully inspect, sort, price and display donations as merchandise in our retail store.

Customers can purchase items at an affordable cost. Proceeds from The Thrift Shop operations are used to fulfill our mission of
providing clothing and job training opportunities to those in need in the Greater Merrimack Valley community.


Each week we offer a 50% savings off the color sticker of the week. Click here to learn more.


With care and compassion, Ruth's House, Inc. provides clothing and employment training opportunities to individuals and families in need throughout the Greater Merrimack Valley.

Haverhill's Best Kept Secret

The Thrift Shop offers a wide variety of household goods including furniture, home decor, jewelry and clothing at budget-friendly prices.

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Events & Store Specials

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, 111 Lafayette Square, Haverhill MA

“One For The Girls” Bra Drive

We’re always in need of new or gently-worn bras to distribute to those in need… Donate yours today!

- $No fee -
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Regular Monthly Sales

Each week we offer a 50% savings off the color sticker of the week.  Like us on Facebook to keep tabs on our specialty and surprise sales!

Since 1992

The Thrift Shop at Ruth's House has operated in Haverhill for 24 years, since 1992.

2,300 People

Your generous contributions to the Ruth's House mission helped us assist more than 2,300 men, women, and children in need across the Greater Merrimack Valley in 2015.

10 Families

On any given day we provide as many as ten families of 1-6 family members the basic human need of clothing.

4 Times Per Year

Ruth's House provides our referred clients with complimentary vouchers 4 times per year so they are able to choose clothing from our Thrift Shop at no cost

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    “I love working at Ruth’s House and helping with data entry. It is a great place to be.”


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    “It is very satisfying to be able to volunteer and enjoy the people I work with. Ruth’s House is a very special place.”


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    “It is nice doing something productive and helpful at Ruth’s House. From sorting all of the great items that are donated by the community, to being a part of the wonderful and dedicated group of volunteers, I really enjoy the time I spend there.”

    Lynn D.,

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    “I enjoy my experience helping at The Thrift Shop at Ruth’s House. It is great doing something that is truly needed in the community.”

    Dot F.,

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111 Lafayette Square, Haverhill Massachusetts 01831