Seton Family Store

“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.

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.


Special Mascot Drawing
January 2 – 31
Purchasing customers may enter a drawing to win the popular children’s character Skippyjon Jones and a book by Judy Schachner about all his adventures. Skippyjon is a Siamese cat who pretends to be a Chihuahua to go on wild adventures. He has been with Seton Family Store through the crazy transition to our new location and is looking for more excitement in a new forever home. The winning ticket will be drawn February 1 with no need to be present to win if ticket information is clear.

Valentine’s Drawing
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.