Fall Clothing Drive
Saturday, October 10, 2015
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Schnucks Markets near Rockford, IL
Belvidere Township Building
Donated items may be in any condition, wearable or not. Items included are:
- men’s, women’s and children’s apparel,
- stuffed toys
- bedding and pillows
- rag stock and unusable items
Items should be placed in plastic bags and securely tied.
Shoes should be placed together in same the same bag.
Bagged clothing may also be dropped off at both the Roscoe and Rockford Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers, 9 a.m. –Noon Saturdays and at Rockford, 4665 Hydraulic Dr., on Tuesdays 2 – 5 p.m.
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful has collected, processed and forwarded to developing countries more than 3.24 million pounds of clothing since 1999. More than 4,500 area households participate in the three Clothing Drives each year.
Clothing items are collected and shipped immediately to a source in Milwaukee, where they are processed within 30 days of our collection. Wearable clothing is distributed in the United States and overseas. What’s not wearable is shredded and re-manufactured as fiber fill, automotive trunk linings, carpet padding or industrial polishing rags.
Last Update: 07/15/15