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10 Impactful Places to Donate Clothes and More


Summer has arrived and what better way to celebrate the warmth of the sun than with some good old fashioned midsummer wardrobe cleaning? Here are ten places to donate clothes and more in Los Angeles while making an impact in the process!

Map of 10 Impactful Places to Donate Clothes and More

1. American Cancer Society Discovery Shop | 3516 W Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505

Help support the fight against cancer while reducing your closet space all in one trip. (There are other locations throughout the area as well.)

2. Door of Hope Women's Shelter | 221 E Walnut St #112, Pasadena, CA 91101

Transform the lives of families in the San Gabriel Valley by donating your excess clothes to the Door of Hope!

3. Bridge Thrift | 3516 N Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90065

Being a changemaker is one of Bridge Thrift’s many features and by donating to their East LA location, you can be a part of that impactful chain to change.

4. My Friend's Place | 5850 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

What better way to aid the youth of tomorrow than by checking out this volunteer-based group for all your donation inquiries!

5. Out of the Closet Thrift | 4905 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Pride month may be over, but the joy of putting yourself out there continues! Check out this retro thrift to donate your super spunky clothes– and leave an impact on their AIDS Healthcare Foundation while you’re at it!

6. The Midnight Mission | 601 San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

If you’re in the Downtown L.A. area, The Midnight Mission is just for you. Visit this nonprofit organization to donate and help pave the way for those on their recovery journey.

7. Downtown Women’s Center | 442 San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Beyond serving and empowering women, donating to this organization can leave a lasting impact on the many women and children experiencing homelessness throughout Los Angeles. Also, a past winner of the LA2050 Grants Challenge.

8. Homeboy Threads | 2151 Saybrook Ave, Commerce, CA 90040

Known for being a contributing part of redirecting the lives of previously incarcerated men and women, you can also donate clothes. Part of another past LA2050 Grants Challenge winner, Homeboy Industries.

9. Project Ropa | 13970 Van Ness Ave, Gardena, CA 90249

Interested in being a part of those bridging the gap in services for people experiencing homelessness? Then check out and donate your clothes and hygiene essentials to Project Ropa!

10. Beacon House Thrift Shop | 3220 E Anaheim St Unit 3240, Long Beach, CA 90804

Donate in style at the Beacon House Thrift Shop and explore their wide collection of vintage knick knacks in the process.

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