For the safety and health of our staff and volunteers, all

donations of clothing are by appointment only. All drop off is no-contact.

Click to schedule an appointment.

Donate Clothing

We accept donations of new and gently used clothing in all sizes, from infant through adult. Clothing should be in clean, wearable condition ready for immediate distribution, free of rips, stains and tears. We prefer donations to be seasonally appropriate, given our limited storage space.


We seek donations of new socks and new underwear in all sizes, from 3T through adult XL, for both boys and girls. To help each child we serve, we need at least 1,250 pairs each month. Feel free to purchase them at your favorite store. In the fall and winter, we need donations of new hats and gloves particularly in toddler and youth sizes.

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Drop Off Location

47 Purdy Avenue
Port Chester, NY 94158

We are just past Townsend on the left side, look for a blue sign). Our entrance is at the far right end of the building, behind Cascade Pool. 

Our off-site partners are not accepting

donations at this time.

Drop Off Times

To schedule an appointment to donate clothing,

click here.

We are open at the following times:


  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 am – 2 pm

  • Most Saturdays from 10:30 am – 1 pm (September to May only)

Please email us for additional afternoon and evening hours. We are closed most major holidays. 

Do not leave donations outside the the building or our our steps. We cannot distribute clothing that is wet or exposed to the elements and your items will be discarded.

Things we Collect

All Year

  • New socks and new underwear in sizes 3T through Adult XL

  • Feminine hygiene products

  • Diapers

  • Rear facing infant car seats *must be less than 5 years old. Wash and reinstall cover before donating.

  • “Pack-n-plays” * Clean before donating and include all parts

  • Strollers - *Must be cleaned before donating and include all parts.


July 15th until February 28th​
  • New hats and new gloves particularly for younger children

  • Long-sleeve shirts and short-sleeve T-shirts for layering

  • Sweaters and sweatshirts.

  • Jeans, khakis, sweatpants

  • Fall and winter dresses

  • Fleece jackets

  • Winter coats

  • Sturdy all-season shoes, sneakers and snow-boots


March 1 until July 15th
  • T-shirts

  • Shorts

  • Capris

  • Sundresses

  • Cotton and lightweight sweaters and sweatshirts

  • Light-weight jackets

  • New or Lightly used sneakers and sandals

We Do Not Collect

  • Athletic equipment

  • Car seats (except rear facing infant carriers less than 5 years old)

  • Clothing exposed to mildew or mothballs

  • Cribs, infant equipment, and jogging strollers

  • Food

  • Furniture

  • Hangers

  • Headbands or hair accessories including used hats

  • Used Socks or Underwear

  • Used toys or books

  • Used Linens

Address & Drop Off Location

Hours of operation
We are generally open at the following times: 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 am – 2 pm

  • Most Saturdays from 10:30 am – 1 pm (September to May only)

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The Sharing Shelf is registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Tax ID:  84-4315667

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