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Anyone know if there are any of those clothes donations drop boxes around the neighborhood or anywhere else to donate old clothes/shoes?
There's a box on Lawrence just a couple blocks West of Western (on the South side of the street) in front of the little strip mall that has LA Tan.
There's also one at the Mobil station on Damen and Eastwood.
Perfect, only a few blocks away. Thanks!
There is a St. Vincent De Paul box in the parking lot at St. Matthias.
One on the corner of Foster and St. Louis.
At the gas station at damen and Eastwood
It's a little farther away but JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) has a box on Roscoe and Hoyne. It's staffed during the day for receipts as well.
The brown elephant in Andersonville on Clark is also a great place to donate clothes. Very friendly and for a great cause. I prefer going there as opposed to the drop boxes. Who knows where those clothes go.
On the west side of Lincoln ave around 5000 north there's a resale shop with ties to two charities where they accept donations .otherwise call the salvation army and they will pick up .
Really interesting short podcast on this topic:
I'm with Mike C and donate to Brown Elephant - keeping it local, non-profit and for a good cause.
Village thrift in Roscoe Village also takes clothes and shoes.
We bring the majority of our donations to The Brown Elephant on Clark St. We echo the sentiments of Mike C and rocketsurgeon above.
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