Clothing Drives

Spring Clothing Drive May 13, 2017

9 a.m. – Noon

Rockford:  Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural Street, 61107

Rockford:  Rockford Recycle Center 4665 Hydraulic Road, 61109

Rockford:  SERVPRO of Rockford, 4315 Charles Street, 61108

Roscoe:   Roscoe Recycle Center, 13125 North Second Street, 61073

 Register to Volunteer:

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Photos above from the 2016 Fall Clothing Drive–

Left:  Miss Winnebago County Fair greeting recyclers at Roscoe Recycle Center.

Center:  Volunteer Steve Ash moves clothes at Rockford Recycle Center.

Right:  Greeters hand out fliers and get volunteer information at Rockford.

 

 Publicity support:

Mid-West Family Broadcasting

23 WIFR Gray Television, Inc.

The Rock River Times

Volunteers–this event would not happen without you!

 

Bagged clothing may be dropped off at Roscoe and Rockford Recycle Centers.

 

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful has collected nearly 4 million pounds of clothing since 1999

Wearable items will be redistributed in the U.S. or worldwide

Items no longer suitable for wear are re-purposed into fiberfill products such as carpet padding, polishing cloths, automotive trunk linings

Nearly 4,000 area households participate in the Clothing Drives each year.

Donated items should be placed in plastic bags and securely tied.
Shoes should be placed together in same the same bag.

Clean, dry items accepted, wearable or not, include:

Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Apparel

Coats, Outerwear

Hats

Belts

Shoes (may rubber band or tie pairs together)

Pants

Shirts

Blouses

Dresses

Backpacks, Soft-sided Luggage, Purses, Briefcases

Towels

Curtains

Bathmats, Throw Rugs

Stuffed Toys

Bed linens and Pillows (no mattresses)

Rag Stock — Stained or Torn Items

Fabric

Yarn

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