Clothing Drives

Next KNIB Clothing Drive
Saturday, October 12, 2019

 19,458 Pounds of Clothing were Collected on September 8th 
Thank you Everyone!

And at Pilgrim’s Baptist Church 1703 South Central, Rockford, IL 61102

Register to Volunteer at one of the sites!

Call 815-637-1343 during business hours, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm  with any questions.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful has collected nearly 4 million pounds of clothing since 1999

Wearable items will be sorted locally by our partner, to be redistributed or sold in the U.S. or developing nations.

Items no longer suitable for wear are re-purposed into fiberfill products such as carpet padding, polishing cloths, or automotive trunk linings.

Thousands of local households participate in the Clothing Drives each year.

Donated items should be placed in plastic bags and securely tied.
Shoes should be placed together in same the same bag.

Clean, dry items accepted, wearable or not, include:

Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Apparel
Coats, Outerwear
Hats
Belts
Shoes (may rubber band or tie pairs together)
Pants
Shirts
Blouses
Dresses
Backpacks, Soft-sided Luggage, Purses, Briefcases
Towels
Curtains
Bathmats, Throw Rugs
Stuffed Toys
Bed linens and Pillows (no mattresses)
Rag Stock — Stained or Torn Items
Fabric
Yarn

Bagged clothing may also be dropped off during regular hours at Roscoe and Rockford Recycle Centers.