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1363 N. Western Avenue
Lake Forest IL 60045


Forest & Found is a nonprofit community thrift store located in Lake Forest, IL that features good quality, second hand goods and produces a cycle of benefits for donors, shoppers and the causes the community invests in

About Us

About Us

Forest & Found promotes conscious shopping and creative reuse while raising funds for local charities. Our mission is to be a resource for quality secondhand goods that benefits donors, shoppers and the causes the community invests in. Rolling up our sleeves, we combine our talents and expertise to raise money for local organizations and provide inspiration for creative reuse.

Guiding the efforts of Forest & Found is a committed, thoughtful and engaged board. Current Forest & Found directors and officers:

Diana Durkes
Rich Foss
Nancy Gorr
Pam Leach
Rosemary Troxel

Our local charitable beneficiaries include Bernie's Book Bank and A Safe Place.