Looking for a place to drop off clothing and other textiles that’s not a donation bin placed illegally on a sidewalk? As you make room in your closet for new winter duds, and in the future when you start thinking about spring cleaning, here’s a list of some local options:
• Housing Works, located on 5th Avenue at Garfield Place, accepts everything from clothing to housewares. You can find the complete list of items that the organization will accept here. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 12-7pm and Sunday 12-5pm.
• Life Boutique Thrift, located at 66 5th Avenue, accepts clothing donations during their regular business hours. All proceeds from the shop benefit Chai Lifeline, an organization dedicated to supporting children and their families diagnosed with life-threatening illness. Store hours are Monday-Wednesday 11am-7pm, Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday 11am-7pm, and Sunday 11am-7pm.
• CHiPS is always grateful for donations of seasonally appropriate clothing in good condition, which may be brought to 200 4th Avenue. Call 718-237-2962 for more info.
• St. Mary’s Church will pick up donations. Give their salvage bureau a call at 718-529-7825, bag up your donation, place it on the front stoop with a tag saying that it’s for St. Mary’s, and they’ll come get it.
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