Category Archives: Clothing

Men’s Suits Needed

CAREER GEAR Nice men’s suits and business attire are always in demand. Career Gear helps men get and keep jobs by looking sharp in your donated career clothing. Since 1999, Career Gear has helped thousands of disconnected and underserved job-seeking … Continue reading

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Do You Have Career Clothing in Your Closet?

CAREER CLOSET Has your office switched from casual Fridays to casual everyday? Here’s your chance to clear out your closet and donate business attire in good condition to women who can use it. Career Closet provides interview appropriate clothing to … Continue reading

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Council of the Blind thrift stores take common household items

AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND Thrift stores operated by the American Council of the Blind will accept your common household items and put them to good use, helping visually impaired people. From their website, their mission is: The American Council of the … Continue reading

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Give classic old t-shirts a new life

HIDE YOUR ARMS We all have old t-shirts that we just can’t part with, for sentimental purposes. Hide Your Arms has great re-use and recycling ideas on ways to use these old t-shirts. From rugs, to pet clothes, yoga pants, … Continue reading

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Nationwide Clothing Consignment Listing

THRIFTY PLANET Search by state to view a listing of your local clothing consignment store options.  Consignment is a great way to “recycle” name brand gently used clothing items. http://www.thriftyplanet.com/dir/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=5

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Turning blue jeans into green insulation

COTTON FROM BLUE TO GREEN Recycle old jeans at the Cotton from Blue to Green program, through universities that periodically participate and GAP retail stores. They use your old jeans to make “green” insulation, an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional insulation. … Continue reading

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Free Halloween Costumes For Kids

FREE COSTUMES FOR KIDS Free Costumes for Kids, in association with Gigaweb.com, has a goal to provide new and gently used Halloween costumes to needy kids in Palm Beach County, Florida. It is their hope that the program can be … Continue reading

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Participate in a clothing swap

SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA   A clothing swap and series of do-it-yourself workshops can be found at Swap-O-Rama-Rama, in which a community explores creative reuse through the recycling of used clothing. Learn to sew, embroider, crochet, knit, etc., while you create your own clothing style. … Continue reading

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Where can I donate formal dresses?

FAIRY GODMOTHERS Fairy Godmothers gives formal gowns, long bridesmaid dresses, dresses, shoes, evening bags and jewelry to high school girls from low-income families for their proms. Dresses must be fashionable and in great condition. This organization distributes dresses in the … Continue reading

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Household items are easy to donate at Goodwill

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES Goodwill helps people earn a living, improve their lives, and strengthen their families and communities. With stores all over the U.S., it is easy to donate your household items at their drive up locations or drop boxes. http://www.goodwill.orgContinue reading

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