Ways Summit Thrift & Treasure helps the community:

  • Offers affordable shopping options for Summit County residents
  • Supports 35% of FIRC’s programs and operations. Contributions from Summit Thrift and Treasure has allowed FIRC to expand programs and serve over 3,500 people.
  • The voucher program allows people to shop for essential items. Job interviews, winter clothing, back to school clothing, or needed housewares can be obtained for those who cannot afford to shop at the store.

Summit Thrift & Treasure are nonprofit thrifts store owned and operated by The Family and Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC).  Revenue generated by Summit Thrift & Treasure allows FIRC to address the changing needs of Summit County. FIRC has been serving Summit County, Colorado, since 1993 in the ways of parenting education, emergency assistance and community support, a food bank, cultural integration and an affordable thrift store. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to build strong families and a strong community by providing people with the tools and education to be successful parents and community members.


FIRC promotes stable families.


Envisioning a caring and thriving community.


  • FIRC believes that with the proper tools, people can succeed as individuals, parents and community members
  • FIRC believes that strong families are the framework for strong communities
  • FIRC believes diversity makes for a richer community
  • FIRC believes that parents are the first and most important teacher to their children


FIRC serves over 3,500 local families and individuals every year. Summit Thrift & Treasure is the largest funding source for programs, making up 35% of our income.

  • Individual Donors
  • Summit Thrift & Treasure
  • Federal, State and Local Government
  • Foundations