What Do We Take?

Not sure what we can and cannot take? Here is a quick guide to help you out!

  • ALL Clothes – New and Gently Used

  • Shoes – paired only

  • Towels, Gloves & Hats, Sheets, Blankets, Quilts, Bedspreads, Drapes, Purses & Belts

  • Stuffed Animals

All items need to be kept dry, so please put them in a plastic bag that is tied tightly. 

Please mark your team’s name on the bag so we know it is for us.

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All items need to be kept dry, so please put them in a plastic bag that is tied tightly. 

Please mark your team’s name on the bag so we know it is for us.

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WHAT WE CAN’T TAKE FOR THE CLOTHES FOR THE CAUSE PROGRAM

  • Hotel linens (sheets, towels, bedspreads, robes)

  • Industrial textiles (uniforms, shop towels, logo items)

  • Items that have been for sale in Thrift shops

  • Mattresses

  • Pet beds

  • Appliances

  • Trampolines

  • TV

  • Computers

  • We cannot take glass, breakables, electronics OR WET/DAMP items

  • Carpeting and area rugs of any kind

  • Bed Pillows

  • Fabric Remnants

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WHAT WE CAN’T TAKE FOR THE CLOTHES FOR THE CAUSE PROGRAM

  • Hotel linens (sheets, towels, bedspreads, robes)

  • Industrial textiles (uniforms, shop towels, logo items)

  • Items that have been for sale in Thrift shops

  • Mattresses

  • Pet beds

  • Appliances

  • Trampolines

  • TV

  • Computers

  • We cannot take glass, breakables, electronics OR WET/DAMP items

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A WORD ABOUT SAFETY

  • Use safe pedestrian practices at all times!

  • Don’t approach people in their cars.

  • Go in groups.

  • Don’t enter homes. The rule is knock, and take two steps back.

  • If the bags are too heavy to lift, ask someone to help you.

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A WORD ABOUT SAFETY

  • Use safe pedestrian practices at all times!

  • Don’t approach people in their cars.

  • Go in groups.

  • Don’t enter homes. The rule is knock, and take two steps back.

  • If the bags are too heavy to lift, ask someone to help you.