‘Clothing’ Options In ‘Washington’

http://amaraparenting.org/

Amara provides adoption, foster care and pregnancy counseling services. Donations of infant supplies help new birth parents who need extra support. They provide Pregnancy and Parenting Counseling Services at no charge to mothers and birth parents who are facing an unplanned pregnancy.

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https://www.ywcaworks.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=389

Angeline’s Women’s Center offers a safe, welcoming place for homeless women living on the streets to spend the day. Daytime drop-in services include meals, laundry, showers, health access, mental health counseling, workshops and activities, storage of personal belongings and connections to other needed services.

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http://www.breadoflifemission.org/

The Bread of Life Mission exists to overcome the cycle of homelessness in men’s and women’s lives through a Christ-centered complete recovery model.

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http://www.clothesforkids.org/

Clothes for Kids helps community members build confidence and self-sufficiency by providing quality wardrobes and resources to them. They outfit more than 6,000 students each year from head start through 12th grade.

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http://www.donatecsb.org/

Community Services for the Blind raises funds to support SightConnection programs and services for people who are blind or visually impaired. Your donation of clothing and household goods supports independent living services for people with vision loss.

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http://www.compasshousingalliance.org/

Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. They offer unique services and structured programs that promote the dignity of each person and lead individuals from homelessness to independence and healthy community life. Services include hygiene facilities (showers and laundry), banking and mailing, emergency shelters, transitional housing and permanent low-income housing.

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http://www.dvs-snoco.org/index

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County (DVS) is dedicated to ending domestic abuse by providing a wide range of services for victims, including their children and by facilitating social change. They are the only program in Snohomish County providing emergency shelter and comprehensive, confidential services to victims of domestic abuse.  They also work within the community to create an environment which is safe, responsive and supportive of domestic abuse victims and their children.

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https://ywcaworks.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=394

Dress for Success is a clothing resource available to low-income women who are actively job-seeking and need interview-appropriate clothing. They also offer a network of support and the career development tools to help disadvantaged women thrive in work and in life.

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http://www.babycorner.org

Eastside Baby Corner helps families struggling with job loss, homelessness, medical crisis and poverty. When you donate new or gently-used goods, you can be confident that they will be put into the hands of a local child at no cost to the family or to their qualified partner agencies almost immediately.

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www.inlandnwbaby.org

Inland NW Baby is a nonprofit that was founded by a 15 year old boy. Their mission is to provide basic items to local children in need by collecting and distributing diapers, new and gently used clothing (up to size 12) and personal care items. In just over a year, they have gathered and distributed over 40,000 diapers to people in need. Their organization is run strictly by donations and volunteers.

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http://www.jwcenter.org/

Jubilee Women’s Center provides homeless and low-income women a safe and supportive place to live, while at the same time becoming self-reliant in housing and employment. They believe in providing job training, education, affordable housing and supportive services so these women can achieve and maintain independence.

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http://www.lihi.org/

The Low Income Housing Institute develops, owns and operates housing for the benefit of low-income, homeless and formerly homeless people in Washington state. They advocate for just housing policies at the local and national levels; and administer a range of supportive service programs to help the homeless maintain stable housing and increase their self-sufficiency.

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http://newbegin.org/

New Beginnings provides services to women and children whose lives have been affected by domestic violence – physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

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http://newfutures.org/

New Futures partners with families and educators in their communities to ensure that children succeed in school and in life. Their programs in low-income apartment complexes build skills, foster connectedness and promote strengths.

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http://www.nhmin.org/

New Horizons Ministries strives to build relationships with homeless youth, encouraging them to exit street life. Meeting the youth’s physical needs is vital to the development of these relationships and it serves as a spring board to meet their larger emotional and spiritual needs.

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http://www.nikkeiconcerns.org/

Nikkei Concerns provides health services in a traditional atmosphere to primarily elderly Nikkei (Japanese) in the Pacific Northwest. Their goal in all they do is to provide services that exemplify compassion, innovation and the highest quality of care to elder members of the community and their families.

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http://www.retexnorthwest.com/ 

Retex Northwest works within the community to develop comprehensive and strategic environmental solutions for recycling unwanted clothes, shoes, backpacks and other textiles. Their greatest goal is providing recycled clothing to people in need, while reducing our solid waste landfills. In 2003, 10.6 million tons of textiles ended up in U.S. solid waste landfills.

The garments you recycle will benefit people all over the globe. Collected textiles and shoes are shipped to countries which are experiencing severe shortages of even the most basic clothing. Garments which are no longer wearable can be made into “rags” or pulled apart and reprocessed into fibers for paper, upholstery and insulation materials. 

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http://www.rootsinfo.org/

ROOTS delivers critical services to homeless young adults and other low income persons. They provide safe emergency overnight shelter 7 nights a week to young adults, ages 18-25, hot dinner and breakfast, opportunities for personal hygiene (including laundry and showers) and other services.

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http://www.ryther.org/

Ryther is a recognized leader in behavioral health services for children and their families facing complex challenges. They are dedicated to providing comprehensive services and innovative treatments. They guide, coach and teach so that every child and family they work with may experience new ways of thinking, develop positive relationships and realize a better life.

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http://www.ugm.org/site/PageServer?pagename=default

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission provides emergency care and long-term recovery services to hurting and homeless people in Seattle. They serve, rescue and transform those in need and strive to address the root causes of poverty and homelessness.

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http://www.sightconnection.org/

SightConnection specializes in helping people with low vision and blindness to develop skills and strategies designed to promote and enhance safety and independence despite vision loss. They focus on the individual and their particular needs, goals and capabilities.

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http://www.svdpseattle.org/

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps their neighbors in need to prevent homelessness, hunger, power-shut offs and more. In addition to material assistance, they bring compassion and hope.

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http://www.rubyroomseattle.org/
 
The Ruby Room provides formal gowns to Seattle area high school girls who are unable to purchase their own dance attire. Dresses and accessories are collected throughout the year and made available at boutiques in the spring. Each girl is paired with a personal shopper volunteer who assists her in picking out the perfect gown.

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http://www1.usw.salvationarmy.org/usw/www_usw_northwest.nsf/
 
The Salvation Army Northwest Division offers a wide range of social services throughout Washington, Montana and northern Idaho. With heart to God and hand to man, The Salvation Army strives to meet the basic needs of all who come seeking help. Taking immediate care of the basic human needs of food, shelter, clothing and safety is an important first step in the development of a more positive and permanent change in the people they help.

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http://www.treehouseforkids.org/

Treehouse is uniquely committed to improving the lives of our kids living in foster care. Treehouse distributes clothing, school supplies, and much more to local foster kids through their Wearhouse, a unique store where kids and caregivers shop for free – allowing foster parents to stretch the family budget just a little bit further.

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http://www.wellspringfs.org/

Wellspring Family Services takes on the root causes of homelessness and instability for children, adults and families in King County, Washington. Every day they help homeless families find and hold onto a place to live, teach abusive partners non-violent behaviors, provide counseling and empower parents to nurture their children’s emotional development.

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The provision of referrals for charities, ministries, donation sites and green companies is offered by The Stuff Stop as a referral service. We assume no responsibility for the actions or the services provided by any organization referred through this website.