Where to donate clothes this holiday season

Many local organizations collecting clothes for those in need

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This holiday season, while you’re bundled around the fire with your nearest and dearest, it’s important to remember that it is also the season for giving. Many local organizations are collecting new or gently used clothing to donate to those on Long Island. Below are a few of the drives happening now or in the near future.

Clothing drive fundraiser to benefit Suffolk Detachment 247 for the Marines in Bay Shore

Clean out your closets and drop off your new and gently used clothing, shoes, jackets, hats and handbags. The more bags filled the more money raised. Go Green Clothing Recycling will be collecting the clothing. Donators can even stay in their car and volunteers will grab bags of clothes from their trunk. For more information or questions contact Helen Giordano Barba at 631-375-8164.

Drop off all donations Sat, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

2055 Sunrise Hwy. Bay Shore

Village of Brightwaters Business Association

Donate lightly used coats for kids and adults.

Drop off at the Village Deli, downtown collection bin until Nov. 30.

Sayville Library

Coat drive by the Sayville Village Improvement Society.

Donate new or gently used winter coats, all sizes, all ages.

Dec. 1- 31

Sayville Library

Mitten trees

Donate new mittens, hats, scarves and gloves in the donation box in the lobby. Staff will decorate holiday trees in the library with your donations. All donated items will be given to local organizations.

Dec. 1-30

Patchogue-Medford Library

Mitten trees

Donate new winter hats, scarves, gloves, socks and mittens, for adults and/or children. If it is a donation for adults, bring it to the tree located by the Reference Desk. If it is a donation for infants or children, please bring it to the tree located in the Children’s Department. All items will be distributed to local agencies for distribution to children and adults in need.

Nov. 12 - Dec. 11

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