How to Organise a Charity Clothes Collection

Decluttering your wardrobe is a great way to free up space and make room for new things. But what do you do with all of those old clothes? If you’re looking for a way to give back to your community, consider organising a charity clothes collection.

A charity clothes collection is a great way to help those in need while also decluttering your wardrobe. There are many different ways to organise a charity clothes collection, but here are the essential steps to get you started:

Step 1: Declutter Your Wardrobe

The first step is to declutter your wardrobe. This means removing any clothes, shoes, accessories, purses and bags you no longer wear, need, fit or want. If you’re not sure whether to donate an item, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Have I worn this in the past year?
  • Does it fit me well?
  • Does it make me feel good when I wear it?
  • Is it in good condition?

If you answered no to any of these questions, it’s time to donate the item.

Declutter your wardrobe and donate what you don't use anymore.

Here are some tips for decluttering your wardrobe:

  • Set aside a specific time and place to declutter. This will help you stay focused and avoid getting sidetracked.
  • Start by taking everything out of your wardrobe. This will give you a good visual of what you have and what you can get rid of.
  • Go through each item and ask yourself the questions above. If you answered no to any of the questions, donate the item.
  • If you’re not sure whether to donate an item, put it in a “maybe” pile. You can come back to this pile later and make a final decision.
  • Once you’ve decluttered your wardrobe, put away everything that you’re keeping. You can donate the clothes, shoes, bags, purses and accessories that you’re getting rid of to a charity of your choice.
woman donating old clothes

Step 2: Put the Clothes, Shoes, Bags, Purses and Accessories in a Bag

Once you’ve decluttered your wardrobe and decided which clothes you are donating, you need to put everything that you’re donating in a bag. This will make transporting to the charity easier.

Here are some tips for putting the clothes in a bag:

  • Use a sturdy bag that can hold a lot of clothes. This will prevent the bag from tearing or breaking.
  • You can use any colour bag.
  • Label the bag with “We Recycle Clothes”. This will help us know that we should collect those bags.
  • If you’re donating a lot of clothes, you may want to use multiple bags. This will make it easier to transport the clothes.

Step 3: Book a Charity Clothes Collection Online HERE

Go to our Book a Collection webpage and fill in the form. You will have a range of charities to choose from. If you are unsure which one to choose, just select “No Preference”. Finally, click the button to book a charity clothes collection online. When booking a collection, provide us with your correct contact information and the date and time you would like your clothes to be collected.

Charity Clothes Collection online booking

We are an environmentally friendly company. We organise collection according to the collection area, which helps reduce CO2 emissions.

This means that once you have booked your charity clothes collection, we will confirm via email and WhatsApp the closest date we will collect the clothes at your address. This is a free service.

Here are some tips for booking a charity clothes collection online:

  • Check the charities we partner with on our website.
  • Provide us with your contact information and the date and time that you would like your clothes to be collected.

Choosing a charity, you would like to support.

Many different charities accept clothing donations, and we’re sure you will find one that fits you well. Some popular options include Age UK Charity, The Brain Charity, The Gatehouse Charity, Dreams Come True Charity, Samuel’s Charity, The Loss Foundation, Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide, Ukraine Red Cross, Turkey and Syria Earthquake Appeal and Morocco Earthquake Appeal. We may also choose to donate to any charity if you have no preference.

When choosing a charity, it’s important to consider your personal values and what you’re passionate about. Do you want to support a charity that helps people in your local community? Or are you interested in supporting a charity that works on a global scale? Once you’ve identified a few charities you’re interested in, research to learn more about their work. This will help you decide which charity is the best fit for you.

Organising a charity clothes collection is a great way to help those in need and make a difference in your community. By following these tips, you can easily organise a successful clothes collection.

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When cleaning your wardrobes, don’t throw items away – DONATE them to be reused!