CCCI Los Angeles

We hear a lot about crime, devastation, and tragedy among communities in South Los Angeles. That’s why it’s nice to hear about the success stories from leaders and groups in the community who are dedicated to improving the well-being of people in the community. Last year, the Concerned Citizens Community Involvement (CCCI) decided to do a clothing drive fundraiser to raise money for the organization. Clothes for the Cause has worked with CCCI for 2 summers now. Last August they stuffed the truck with more than 9,270 pounds of textiles, which brought them $1440! South Los Angeles has several disadvantaged
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Siena Elementary

The awesome students from Siena Elementary are at it again! The kids from Meridian, Idaho decided to do a second Clothing Drive Fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause after having so much success with the first one. Last year, all of the money they raised went towards “Coats for Kids”. This time, they decided to again donate 100 percent of their profits to the community. This time, they picked the “Weekend Backpack Program” as their charity. It’s a program that gives backpacks of food to send home with students over the weekend who may go hungry without it. They wanted
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Natural Ivy

Living in the inner city of Los Angeles, California is tough. That’s why Natural Ivy is doing something to improve life for everyone by building a community garden at their facility in Los Angeles, California. It’s an urban garden that the homeless population in the area can enjoy, use, and help nurture. It will not only be a project they can take ownership in, but they can enjoy delicious fruits and vegetables from the garden and help take care of it. Last year, they decided to do a clothing drive fundraiser. They reached about half of their goal through the
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FC Nova – Boise, Idaho

The soccer players with FC Nova in Boise, Idaho scored a huge goal in September, when they decided to do a Clothing Drive Fundraiser. The fundraiser helps out with team expenses like travel, uniforms and fees associated with the club sport. The team had a goal to raise $750 and they not only reached that, they collected almost four times that amount, earning $2,752. Organizers will tell you, the best thing about a Clothes for the Cause Clothing Drive Fundraiser, is you don’t have to sell anything. That’s right. You don’t have to sell a thing! FC Nova has held
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Liberty High Choir – Washington

The Liberty High School Choir is still singing and ringing in the success of three Clothing Drive Fundraisers. They had a goal of raising $5000 and they did it! In the Fall of 2015 they collected almost 18,000 pounds. Organizers credit choir director Robin Wood.To motivate her students for the first Clothing Drive Fundraiser, she made a bet with the choir that if they hit their goal she would dye her hair half blue and half green to support the Seattle Seahawks. They made their goal it and she kept her promise! Then, last spring, they again collected an incredible
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Harney County Kids Club

The folks from Burns, Oregon wanted to do a clothing drive fundraiser for the Harney County Kids Club. The problem: The nearest collection site is in Boise, Idaho. Almost 200 miles away. But, they weren’t going to let an obstacle like that stop them. Proving again, that where there’s a will there’s a way. They knew that Boise’s trucks couldn’t come to them, so they decided to bring the truck to Boise! The Kids Club of Harney County started out in 2001 as the Boys & Girls Club of Harney County by a group of local volunteers who believed a
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Wild Pride Dance Team – Nampa, Idaho

Like a perfect dance routine, the Columbia High School Wild Pride Dance Team has scored another 10! The dance team from Nampa, Idaho has done three Clothing Drive Fundraisers with Clothes for the Cause and every time they meet their goal and improve their technique. In September, they did their third Clothing Drive with a goal of raising 1000 pounds. Wouldn’t you know? They exceeded that goal and raised $1,496! As you can imagine, being on a competitive dance team is not cheap. They raise the funds to help pay for all of the expenses associated with the dance team.
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Talent Planet

Talent planet has had so much success with clothing fundraisers, that they keep coming back for more! That’s why Clothes for the Cause is so excited to work with the people at Talent Planet in Victorville, California. Talent Planet is a dance studio that has had four profitable clothing drives and everytime, they raise more money than the previous event. The force behind the clothing drives is Katie Varner, the dance studio owner, instructor and the second mom to many of her dance students. Varner implemented a system with her dancers and their parents throughout the drive, as well as
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2nd Chances Rescue

To say Jennifer Williams is passionate about animals, is an understatement. She has dedicated her life to saving animals in the California town of Norco. Norco is a town where folks prefer riding their horses over sidewalks or bike lanes. That’s where Williams decided, she would open a no-kill animal shelter. She’s the CEO and founder of 2nd Chances Rescue. Most of the animals they take in, are dogs that they rescue from animal shelters. Dogs that are literally within hours of being euthanized. Dogs like Juliette, a mini-poodle that couldn’t walk and couldn’t even go to the bathroom on
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West Coast FC

Playing soccer in a competitive league, is not cheap. Parents spend a lot of money on registration, fees and uniforms. So, when it comes time to go to a tournament, it’s not easy to continually come up with more money. This year, West Coast FC decided that if they were going to another tournament, that they’d get some help from Clothes for the Cause. West Coast FC is a competitive club in Orange County, California. Their U-16 and U-17 teams are both going to some awesome tournaments in Las Vegas, North Carolina and Dallas, Texas this year. The team decided
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