about us

Ruby’s Second Hand opened its doors in 2009.  Ruby’s founder, Lyn Sahr has 25 years of pastoral and marketing experience.  Various staff played a role in the design of the store and are credited with the initial hiring, training, and marketing of the store.

Mission Statement

  • 1
    Helping people

    We donate backpacks to the school for the Backpack Program. We work with Burnett County to provide clothing for those in need.

    Ruby's Second Hand operates under the umbrella of Home and Away Ministries, a 501 C3 non-profit corporation. We are affiliated with Ruby's Pantry, located in North Branch, MN and Waupaca, WI.

  • 2
    Giving back to our community.

    We hold various fundraisers for our community throughout the year. Ruby's Second Hand also gives linens to the non-profit Animal Wellness Center to help them save money and keep costs down to treat the animals.

  • 3
    Supporting area youth and children through area churches.

    Here at Ruby's Second Hand, we belive that needs are only truly met when the spiritual and physical needs are met. We support local churches in their efforts to meet the spiritual needs of this community.

General Manager

Susette Jeffery


I love the Christian music and the way you treat your customers!

Great store. I love shopping here. Awesome deals

Your donation guy deserves a raise! Best customer service I’ve seen in a while!

Love your countless items. Thank you for all the hours you put in, keeping this store awesome! <3