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Best place to donate clothing?

I used to always give to Goodwill, but they overpay their CEO. I've got clothes, coats, and shoes that are in good condition but don't fit any of us. Where will they have the most positive impact?

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Not a church goer myself, but churches will almost always take donations. Around here, the churches run D.I. shops that resell the donations, but itโ€™s very common for them to just give the stuff away to those in need as well.

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Hey, yeah! Church is a good spot. My mom donates to Salvation Army, but ahh, I've heard stories.

I'm also seeing suggestions for women's shelters, homeless shelters, crisis centers, local thrift shops, and possibly daycares and community theatre groups. Is freecycle an option?

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salvation army actually is the best place, lowest paid ceo of all charities

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Having had kids in school and worked in schools, I found out schools take a lot of donations....

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I'd suggest homeless shelters and public nursing homes. I don't know how it goes where you live, but in my country public nursing homes need all the help they can get. I don't use the freecycle system anymore because they don't donate, they just resell the clothes and stopped giving to churches because the last time the priest told me "I'll only accept jackets, we don't need anything else", so I assume too many people giving to churches.

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Newsflash: every Major Cooperation that has a CEO, he/she is overpaid. What you don't find out is how much philanthropy they do for the community.

Now to answer your question. Do a little research on groups that train low income parents in getting a job or interview skills in getting a better one. Usually they are set up with donated clothing to get that job.
Cutoffs and t-shirts is not what an employer is looking for.

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I found a local clothing bank operated by a group of churches. I wanted it to go directly to those in need of clothing. Most of it was kids'clothes.

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smiley wrote:
I found a local clothing bank operated by a group of churches. I wanted it to go directly to those in need of clothing. Most of it was kids'clothes.

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CarolineFCY wrote:
Hey, yeah! Church is a good spot. My mom donates to Salvation Army, but ahh, I've heard stories.

What kind of stories??

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I gave my unwanted clothing to my good friend lol

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Depending on what clothing you have I would take them to the homeless shelter,or better still the homeless people themselves.
Trust me they are so greatful for whatever help you give them.

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Salvation Army gets so many clothes that most are passed on to flea market dealers, and any that are in lousy condition go into the trash. If you want to be sure you actually help someone, ask a church where the need is. A homeless shelter is a good place to check. If you really really want to help, give a box of sox. I'm told that homeless people go through sox real fast. If you check around, you can get imperfect sox by the case for very low prices.

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