Valley Outreach welcomes donations of new and gently-used clothing in all sizes for the entire family.
Our clients shop for high-quality clothing, free of charge, through our clothing program. Please bring donations in during our drive-up donation hours.
Drive-up donation hours:
Monday: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Tuesday / Thursday: 1:30 – 6:30 pm
Please follow the signs and volunteer directions and drive through around the back of our building to our first loading dock.
- Bring clothing donations in containers such as bags, boxes or totes that you don’t need back.
- Remove items from hangers.
- Remove any garage sale stickers or tags.
- Recycle rags and unwearable items through a city recycling program.
Only New Will Do
Socks and Underwear
We distribute thousands of new socks and underwear for every member of the family each year. Interested in hosting a drive for these much needed personal items?
Here’s a flyer to get your event started.
What Clothing to Donate
- Tops (sweaters, blouses, tank tops, non-branded t-shirts)
- Pants (jeans, slacks, leggings)
- Accessories (purses, belts, scarves)
- New, in-package socks & underwear
- Tank tops
- Snow boots
- Snow pants/suits
- Waterproof gloves & mittens
- Hats & scarves
What We Don’t Accept
- Unwearable clothing (torn, stained, smelly, worn through, broken zipper or missing buttons)
- Used socks & underwear
- Housewares (picture frames, seasonal decorations, dishes, etc.)
- Small or large appliances
- Linens (towels, blankets, curtains, pillows, sheets, bedding, etc.)
- Media (DVDs, VHS Videos, CDs, etc.)
- Baby furniture and equipment (cribs, car seats, strollers, etc.)
- Anything that cannot be worn as clothing
- Stone Soup : Accepts small appliances, bedding and linens, furniture, books, dishes, kitchen items, tools, clothing, and toys. Located in St. Paul Park, MN.
- Two Fish Thrift Store : Accepts games, puzzles, books, movies, CDs, household items, cookware. Located in New Richmond, WI.
- USAgain Bins : Accepts clothing, shoes and household textiles regardless of condition (all those unwearable items!) Find a bin nearest you! Located at Len’s Family Foods, Rutherford Elementary, Houle’s Farm Garden & Pet and more.
- Bridging : Accepts furniture, housewares, small appliances & electronics, and mirrors, artwork & pictures. They will pick up for a fee.
- Goodwill : Accepts small battery-operated electronics, books, sporting goods, vehicles, bikes, furniture in good condition. Located in Oak Park Heights and Woodbury.
- Savers : Accepts linens, small furniture, media (books, CDs, DVDs), knick-knacks, exercise equipment and toys. Located in Woodbury and supporting the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.
Helping With Clothing Donations
It’s easy to donate clothing to Valley Outreach. Simply swing by our drive-up during donation hours. If you have questions about hosting a food drive, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or give us a call at 651-430-2739.