Charities/donations in Jersey City

Where To Donate Your Clothes All Year Round

Written by JCFamilies

Where To Donate Your Clothes All Year Round

You’ve gone through your family’s closet and realize there’s a massive pile of clothes you don’t wear anymore. But what do you do with the clothes once you’ve gathered them? You should donate them! Several organizations are taking second-hand and lightly used clothes all year round. We’ve created a list of places where you can donate your clothes near Jersey City all year round on a national and international scale!

York Street Project

89 York St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

The mission of the York Street Project is to weave innovative programs that shelter, feed, educate, and promote the healing and independence of persons in need, especially women and their children. There are many opportunities to get involved with the York Street Project, including donation drives, working with children, internships, and more! Lending a helping hand is always appreciated, no matter the time of year!

Hoboken Shelter

300 Bloomfield St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

The Hoboken Shelter‘s mission is to be a community partnership that transforms lives by providing meals for the hungry, shelter for people without homes, and services to support people to become housed. Hoboken Shelter is always looking for donations(donate here), but they also have an Amazon wishlist that they have been updating.

Jersey City PSOA

These bins are located in the ShopRite parking lot in Jersey City and ShopRite and Acme in Hoboken; you can donate clothes and shoes in these bins, and they collect them every other day from these bins.

Community Treasures

1704 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ, 07305

Community Treasures was founded in 2011 by Tina Nalls. Ms. Nalls at one point found herself on the other end of where her clients stand today. She vowed to one day serve the community in which she has come to love, cherish and now live among in a clear effort to show that there are still people who care. Tina’s mission is to provide clothing and household items in a way that the community can understand true philanthropy, up close and personal. Join Tina and her team in a quest to provide love through the placing of garments on backs of those who are in a place in their life when times are tough, however their community is tougher.

Big Brother, Big Sister Foundation

The Big Brother Big Sister Foundation turns gently used goods into treasure! Through their “Clean Up Clutter for a Good Cause” campaign, cleaning out your closet does your space and the community good! Not sure what to donate? They provide a list of acceptable and non-acceptable items.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army provides clothing distribution services to families in need! There are several ways to donate your gently used clothes. You can arrange a pickup by calling 1-800-SA-TRUCK or finding a drop-off location near you using your zip code!


GreenDrop provides the most convenient way to donate gently used clothing and household goods to assist charitable programs for the American Red Cross, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the National Federation of the Blind, and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Philadelphia. GreenDrop accepts all articles of clothing, shoes, blankets, bedding, tools, collectibles, kitchenware, toys, small appliances, electronics, musical instruments, and sporting goods. You can drop it off at a location near you or schedule a home pickup!

Clothing Donations is a service of Vietnam Veterans of America. They will pick up your used clothes and household goods at your convenience and use them to support programs that address the concerns and needs of all veterans.

St. Mary Advocates Thrift Store

536 Garden St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

St. Mary Advocates, formerly the Hoboken University Medical Center Auxiliary, aims to raise funds for health care and education. They accept household and clothing donations in good condition. St. Mary Advocates generated $37,000 from 2018 donations alone!


There is a string of Goodwill thrift stores around New Jersey and New York! Once you gather clothes you are ready to donate, give them a careful look over. It’s a good idea to give your local store to find out any rules or restrictions on items. Once your items are all cleared, please drop them off at your nearest location.

Planet Aid

Planet Aid‘s mission is to inform, mobilize, and inspire individuals and communities to collaborate to bring about worldwide environmental and social progress. The projects they support aim to protect the environment, reduce waste, and increase the efficient use of vital resources. Planet Aid also has clothing bins to drop off clothes you want to donate. There is one located at 1514 Willow Avenue in Hoboken!

Looking to drop off clothes at any time of the day near you? There are clothing donation bins located nearby in Newport Plaza.

Pick Up Please

Your generous donations of clothing and other household goods generate the majority of funding for our charities to support local, state, and national programs. Easy online scheduling right from your computer or mobile device. FAST service within as little as 24hrs for some locations. Tax deduction document delivered to your email. Wide range of acceptable donations include clothing, shoes, purses, household items, toys, and more

Updated 17th January 2024

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