It is finally starting to feel like spring and you know what that means, time to tackle that spring cleaning. While it may be easy to just throw all your unwanted items away, there are plenty of organization in Philadelphia where you can donate your belongings.

Career Wardrobe
1822 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Career Wardrobe collected new or gently used items for job seekers. Also accepted: flash drives and gift cards that can be used for clothing or office supplies. There are also stores in East Falls, the Main Line, Bucks County and Delaware County. Donations are accepted Monday – Sunday noon to 6 p.m.

1214 South Street, Philadelphia PA

Heres2CoolStuff accepts clothing, accessories, and outerwear for men and women. Any clothing donations they cannot use are distributed to shelters and individuals who need them. As a donor, you can also make clothing drop offs for the homeless, too. Donations accepted during regular business hours, Tuesdays – Fridays from 10 am – 8 pm; Saturdays and Sundays from 1 – 8 pm.

HOME Spun Retail Boutique
1523 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia PA

HOME Spun Retail Boutique operates under Project HOME and employs those recovering from chronic homelessness. All income from the donations is used to pay their wages. They accept like new women’s and men’s clothing and accessories. Donations are  accepted Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Military Order of the Purple Heart

The Military Order of the Purple Heart donates clothes, shoes, books, househould items, kitchenware, and electronics to Philadelphia area veterans and their families. Donations can be dropped off at any of their locations or an appointment can be made for an at home pickup.

Philly AIDS Thrift
710 S. 5th St Philadelphia, PA 19147

Philly AIDS Thrift accepts appliances, books, cars, clothing, shoes, accessories, electronics, furniture, and more and accept donations during regular business hours 7 days a week.

Planet Aid

Planet Aid takes any type of clothes in good condition and recycles old textiles and donates them to impoverished communities around the world. You can find a donation bin in your area or host your own clothing drive.

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission 
302 N. 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission provides food and shelter for Philadlephia’s homeless and accepts various donations Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the mission.

Women Against Abuse
100 S. Broad Street, Suite 1341 Philadelphia PA

Women Against Abuse gives donations to domestic violence and abuse survivors residing in Philadelphia. Their most urgent needs can be found here. Donations are accepted Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

-Nicole Siberry