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Clean Out Your Closets and Donate to These Long Island Organizations


Spring is a great time to take stock of what’s in your closet and donate anything you don’t want or need to charity. All of us are guilty of having clothes we don’t wear but don’t want to throw away. Instead of taking up space in your closet or self storage unit, why not make some room by donating your clothes to those who need it more? Here are three Long Island organizations where you can donate your unwanted clothes.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island is a not-for-profit that helps Long Island kids in every way possible. One of those ways is by providing clothes and shoes to children to set them up for success in school, sports, and any other activity they’re interested in.

The organization distributes some items to families in need and to other Long Island charities for families. They also sell donations to thrift stores. All profits go to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island.

Dress for Success Brookhaven

Sometimes our clothes tell a story and shape the way people view us. You might have some business attire you don’t wear anymore that could help other women gain meaningful employment and lead to a better future. Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and life. If you have work clothes that you don’t wear anymore, consider donating to Dress for Success Brookhaven.

Vietnam Veterans of America

If you have items you want to donate, but don’t have the time or ability to drop them off, wepickup.org is the perfect way to donate from the comfort of your home. Save time and effort by donating your clothes to Vietnam Veterans of America through wepickup.org. Helping has never been easier with this program. Just follow the three steps on their website: Enter a zip code, select a pickup date, and help a veteran with your donation.

If you are looking for motivation to clean up your storage unit or closet, think about how you can help others with your donation and have a little more space in your life. Dedicate some time to go through your belongings and start donating. Keep the clothes you wear and donate the ones you don’t to the organization of your choice. For the items you aren’t ready to part with, you can still free up some space at home by renting a Citiwide self storage unit. Contact our friendly and professional team and let us assist you in your search for some extra space for your clothes.

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