Clothing Donations

Donating Items to Dress for Success IndianapolisWe gladly welcome donations of new and gently used items to help us suit our clients! Donations should be professional, conservative and fall into the following categories:

  • Pant suits
  • Skirt suits
  • Dress slacks, skirts and blazers
  • Long- and short-sleeved blouses
  • Shoes in excellent condition that are flat or have low heels
  • Purses and briefcase
  • New hosiery
  • New cosmetics
  • Portfolio binders/padfolios
  • Conservative jewelry

Due to the needs of our clients and our space limitations we are unable to accept casual clothing, dressy clothes, evening wear, undergarments, open-toed shoes, bright colors, casual shoes or sandals.

Donations that are deemed inappropriate or those that are considered excess inventory may be re-donated to another non-profit organization or sold, with all proceeds being used to fund our programs.

Information about dates for public clothing collections as well as information about donating through Classic Cleaners can be found here.

Please be sure all clothes brought to the boutique are clean, on hangers and ready to wear (no missing buttons or torn hems/seams).

Donors will receive a receipt for clothing donations made at Classic Cleaners or the Dress for Success Indianapolis boutique. Donors determine the value of items donated. Information on valuing clothing donations is available through the IRS website.

A donor’s personal contact information will never be sold, rented or exchanged with other organizations or any other entity in existence unless Dress for Success Indianapolis receives written expressed permission from the donor.


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