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Clothing Closet

We are currently accepting fall/winter clothing!

On average, 300 families get clothing & shoes at no cost each month. While we know you have the best intentions when gathering items to donate to MadCAAP, we appreciate your being mindful. Please show our neighbors in need some love by donating only gently used, clean, good-condition items. Below is a comprehensive list of dos and don'ts. Thank you.

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FAQ: when do we

accept donations?

Mondays 
10:00 am — 3:00 pm 

Tuesday & Wednesdays
9:00 am — 3:00 pm

rule of thumb

"Would I give this to my neighbor?"

Do's

  • In-season clothing and shoes that are clean and gently used

  • Hard plastic toys that can be wiped down

  • Bath towels, bed linens, bedspreads, and bed pillows that are in good condition with no stains or odor

  • Kitchen items such as glasses, plates, bowls, mugs, platters, Tupperware, baking dishes, pots, pans, and utensils (all in good, gently used condition)

  • Children's books in good condition

  • Small decorative items

Important Note. Other items needed include:

  • Plus-size clothing

  • Boys clothing

  • NEW Underwear for men, women & children in all sizes.

don'ts

  • Used undergarments: No if's, and's or but's about it. Undies are items that need to be bought new, no matter how cute your old ones are. 

  • Torn, stained, stinky or holey clothing: These items are a NO for us. Please only donate items that are like new or gently worn.

  • Worn-out shoes: We cannot accept dirty shoes or shoes with holes or worn-out soles.

  • Used Mattresses or Pillows

  • Used Toiletries and Cosmetics

  • Used Electronics of any kind

  • Magazines

  • Used shades or blinds

  • Stuffed animals

  • Aerosols

  • Adult books other than Bibles or devotionals

  • Swimsuits