Our Mission

Each item you donate to The Purple Cow makes a difference. By giving us your gently used items to resell, you make it possible for the Christian Outreach Center of Baton Rouge to help struggling families – who need a hand up, not a handout – to meet the challenges of everyday living.

So What’s in a Name?

People always ask us, “Why in the world did you name your store The Purple Cow”? The answer is simple. When we opened our business in 2004, it was our goal to generate enough funds to assist our ministry, the Christian Outreach Center…LEARN MORE


So What Can You Expect?

One trip to The Purple Cow and you’ll see we’re not your typical second-hand store. Sure, you’ll find lots and lots of merchandise: collectables, china, glassware, bedding, drapes, linens, books, small appliances and RACKS of clothing for the entire family…LEARN MORE

What We Sell.

We sell an incredible variety of items in our over 15,000 square-feet of retail space at our Jones Creek store and 12,500 square-feet of space at our Perkins Road store. In addition, all proceeds from sales at The Purple Cow stay right here in Baton Rouge to help…LEARN MORE