Bene-Fit Shop

Learn how you can support Central Vermont Medical Center by donating or shopping for gently used items at the CVMC Auxiliary's Bene-Fit Shop.

The Bene-Fit Shop was founded by the Central Vermont Medical Center Auxiliary. Today, it is managed by CVMC. Funds raised by The Bene-Fit Shop primarily support scholarships to local students and adult learners who are pursuing careers in health care.

Our Hours and Location

The Bene-Fit Shop
15 Cottage Street
Barre City, VT 05641

Phone: 802-622-8448

Our Hours

Wed - Fri: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please do not leave items outside the shop at any time.

Volunteers Needed!

If you would like to volunteer at The Bene-Fit Shop, contact Volunteer Services at 802-371-5364.

Donation Guidelines

Do you have something that you would like to donate to The Bene-Fit Shop? Perhaps a family member or your friends may be interested in donating items to our shop.

Donations are gratefully accepted during business hours, and sorted as quickly as possible while you wait. Items that do not meet our donation guidelines will be returned to you. We regret that we do not have the resources to recycle, redirect to another charity or discard those items for you. Please do not leave donations outside of shop at any time.

We would appreciate donations of the following items:

  • Items in clean and working order
  • Clothing in good condition which is clean, with no tears, rips or stains. Buttons should be in place and zippers should work
  • Games with rules and puzzles with all pieces
  • Collectibles and antiques
  • Accessories, handbags, ties, belts, scarves, jewelry
  • Home decorating items
  • Bathing suits and underwear/bras if they are new

Sorry, we cannot accept these items: 

  • Appliances and electronics
  • Infant and children car seats and cribs
  • Barbells, bowling balls, bulky exercise equipment
  • Air conditioners, dehumidifiers, humidifiers, vaporizers, foot massagers
  • Cell phones
  • Food or Liquids
  • Textbooks or encyclopedia sets
  • Carpeting and padding
  • Paints
  • Furniture

Please do not leave items outside the shop at any time.