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Where to bring unused clothes

November 28, 2011

After you drop off your coats with Coatally Sustainable in the DeNaples center, where can you bring the rest of your unused clothing and shoes? Here are a few suggestions:

In Scranton…

Scranton Textile Recycling Inc.

2000 Rosanna Ave.

Scranton, PA 18509



Scranton Textile Recycling recycles textiles and produces industrial wiping clothes from recycled materials. Clothing, stuffed toys, shoes and household textiles such as linens and towels are accepted.

St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen

500 Penn Ave.

Scranton, PA 18509


 St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen accepts all clothes and shoes appropriate for the current or upcoming season. The clothes are distributed directly to those in need who visit the kitchen for meals.

Dress For Success Lackawanna

431 N. 7th Ave. Suite B
Scranton, PA 18503
570.941.0339  Fax 570.941.8595

Dress For Success is an international non-profit organization that provides professional clothing to economically disadvantaged women. For more about Dress For Success or to find a location near you, click here. 

In Philadelphia…

 City Sports

1608 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103


 Athletic shoes in any condition will be accepted. City Sports is working in cooperation with the Nike Reuse-A-Shoe program, and all athletic shoes donated to City Sports will be given to the Nike program, which recycles the shoes into reusable material. For more about Nike Reuse-A-Shoe, click here

Dress For Success Philadelphia

233 N. 12th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106



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