“God be praised for granting you the grace of clothing Our Lord in His poor members, most of whom had nothing but rags to cover them and several children were as naked as the back of my hand.” ~ St. Vincent DePaul
Seton Center operates a non-profit, high-quality thrift shop called Seton Family Store at 226 East Lincoln Avenue, Emmitsburg, in northern Frederick County MD. Seton Family Store is your #1 destination for affordable, new and pre-loved items. Everything you donate or purchase inspires change in our local communities.
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The Seton Family Store accepts cash and credit cards.
2018 Giving Tree
Through December 15, Seton Family Store will host a Giving Christmas Tree for the homeless served through Centennial Community of Hope program in Frederick.
1. New sleeping bags
2. New tents
3. Choose an ornament from our Giving Tree, purchase the item listed on the ornament (socks, thermal undergarments, boots, hats, gloves, scarves and warm clothes) at our Family Store or other retailer, and place it unwrapped in the designated Christmas box at the Family Store.
Thank you for your support to keep our neighbors warm and out of the cold and wet elements!
Gift Certificates Available
Can’t find just the right gift for that person who has everything? A Seton Family Store gift certificate is just the ticket, available in any amount. Stop by and ask our cashier about this convenient way to shop or give them as a gift.
January 15—February 9
Purchasing customers may enter a drawing for a Sweetheart Basket filled with glasses, a bottle of wine, chocolate and other surprises. The winning ticket drawn February 12 with no need to be present to win if ticket information is clear.
Our high-quality Seton Family Store attracts customers from all walks of life. Low prices and convenient location ensure a place for those with limited incomes to meet their basic needs. Antique dealers and collectors regularly shop with us to find great deals on vintage and name brand items too. The Seton Family Store serves over 11,000 customers per year.
Items sold have been generously donated by individuals and organizations in our communities.