Donate Clothing

Please take a look at our donation guidelines below. Our warehouse volunteers only accept clothes that are work-appropriate for our clients and meet the following requirements: 

Preparing Your Donation

  • Clothing must be professionally cleaned
  • All clothes should be on hangers, not in bags
  • Not more than five years old (for fashion appropriateness)
  • Bring an inventory of all of your items

most urgent needs

  • Plus-size work attire
  • Scrubs
  • Shoes size 10 and up

What WE Accept

  • Work attire (suits, dresses, pants, blouses, skirts, sweaters, scrubs)
  • Shoes (both heels and rubber-soled work shoes)
  • Jewelry separated in individual plastic bags
  • Scarves
  • Handbags
  • New bras, pantyhose, tights and trouser socks
  • Cashmere

What we cannot accept

  • 100% wool clothing with the exception of winter coats
  • Clothes without a size label
  • Clothes that have been altered (except for length)
  • Corduroy, velvet, leather, suede, ultra suede, micro-fiber, fur
  • Turtlenecks, graphic tee shirts or clothing with company branded logos or names
  • Long dresses including every day and formal wear
  • Clothes with stains, tears, rips, holes, broken zippers
  • Used undergarments
  • Shoes with missing heels, excessive scuffing, flaking/dry rot inside
  • Items rubber-banded or zip-tied together

Where to Donate

Like all of our programs our clothing donation centers are operated by volunteers, which limits the days and hours of operation. Please review the information below and then feel free to contact us at 919-286-2128 with additional questions. 

Primary Donation Centers



Dress for Success Triangle NC - Durham Headquarters

1720 Guess Road, Suite 14, Near Northgate Mall

Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.




Dress for Success Triangle NC - Raleigh Headquarters

1812 Tillery Place, Suite 105

Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Our donation center is at capacity. We will not be taking donations from March 13 - April 9 as we prepare for our Spring Boutique Sale on April 6-7.


Auxiliary donation locations

We are fortunate to partner with area businesses who are willing to accept small donations of clothing (fewer than 15 pieces) to offer more convenient locations from which you can choose. 



Glam Lounge Hair Care

722 N. West St.

Wednesday and Thursday, 12 - 5 p.m.