Orphaned Objects Designer Resale

Shopping here makes a difference

When you shop at Orphaned Objects Designer Resale, you can be assured that your entire purchase immediately goes directly to supporting the Center’s mission of “people helping animals and animals helping people.”

Online Shopping

We are also excited to announce that we now have new ways to shop our treasures, by shopping online! 

Shop online from the comfort of your home:

A San Diego thrift shop for a good cause!

We gladly accept new and gently loved:

  • Linen
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Accessories
  • Furniture (must send photos & get approval before donating)
  • Housewares
  • Décor
  • Art
  • Books
  • Pet supplies
  • Electronics
  • Tools
  • Handbags
  • Jewelry

We accept donations that are clean and in working order. We do not resell broken, damaged or torn items of any kind. We cannot accept:

  • Worn pet supplies
  • Broken, soiled, or damaged furniture
  • Oversized furniture (armoires, desks, king bed frames, entertainment centers)
  • Broken, soiled, or torn clothing
  • Used infant clothing and accessories
  • Mattresses

Donating items that are in working condition, contain all of their pieces and parts, and are free of stains and rips is the best way to ensure that your goods do the most good for our pets in need.

We are open daily, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donations can be dropped off during business hours. Large item pick-ups services are available with approval only. Fill out this form to request a pick-up. You can also call us at 858-756-4117 ext. 383 with any questions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For small items please, bring your donations to the Orphaned Objects Designer Resale open daily from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Please call 858-756-4117 ext. 383 or submit a form to inquire about furniture pick-ups. We only schedule or accept with management approval ahead of time.

Please fill out a volunteer application and attend the next scheduled New Volunteer Orientation. We are looking for volunteers to help ring up sales, organize and sort through inventory, and tag items for sale. We also need furniture movers for large item pick-ups and attendants to supervise our weekly donation drives at Fairbanks Village Plaza.

Gift Cards Now Available!


A $25 gift card to Orphaned Objects Designer Resale sparks joy and helps orphan pets! Shop designer styles and home furnishings at a great price! All sales benefit the orphan pets and programs at Helen Woodward Animal Center. Visit the shop to purchase your gift card today! Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Shopping here makes a difference.

When you shop at Orphaned Objects Designer Resale, you can be assured that your entire purchase immediately goes directly to supporting the Center’s mission of “people helping animals and animals helping people.



The money you spend on quality items helps pets like sweet Sabrina find forever homes by helping us pay for their transfer to the Center, medical care, training and personalized attention.



Every item you take home also helps give veterinary care to pets owned by San Diego’s homeless community, like Panchito, in our Pets Without Walls program.



When you shop at Orphaned Objects, you’re also making a difference in the lives of homebound seniors and military veterans who receive food for their beloved pets through AniMeals.



Pet Encounter Therapy brings the unconditional love and tactile benefits of animals to people in skilled nursing facilities, children’s shelters, hospitals, psychiatric units and more. Shopping at Orphaned Objects allows the PET program to continue providing more than 20,000 interactions to people in need every year.

About Orphaned Objects

Our mission at Helen Woodward Animal Center’s, Orphaned Objects Designer Resale, is to provide quality, gently loved items to the public with 100% of proceeds going to the programs and orphan pets at the Center.


Orphaned Objects carries clothing, housewares, jewelry, accessories, furniture, pet supplies and seasonal items.


At Orphaned Objects, we receive weekly donations from My Sister’s Closet and My Sister’s Attic as well as Home Consignment Center. We also accept gently loved items from individuals, which can be dropped off at the Center 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Brands we commonly carry: Armani, Cache, Coach, Cole Haan, DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, Escada, Free People, Gucci, Guess, J. Crew, Lululemon, Lucky Brand, Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Neiman Marcus, Prada, True Religion, Vera Wang, White House Black Market, Zara and more…

What people are saying about Orphaned Objects:

  • “The most high-end thrift shop I've ever visited. Great care is taken to display all merchandise in the most beautiful way. Great buys and all profits go to the animals!” Judy K.
  • “Orphaned Objects is so much more than just a resale shop! It's like a boutique, with something for everyone. It's a store that supports a great cause and has truly awesome items!” Rose H.
  • “What a great find. They have high-end merchandise and very reasonable prices. A great cause to boot. Don't miss out.” Mary K.

Connect with us!

Monday-Sunday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

858-756-4117 ext. 383

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 64
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067


6525 Helen Woodward Way, Ste. B
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Enter off San Dieguito Road and follow signs to shop

Due to Hurricane Hilary, all  departments will be closing at 3pm today.  Stay safe!