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Community Closet

430 Main St., Agawam, MA

413-282-7871

mhanlon@fosteringaok.org

Shopping hours:

Thursdays 4pm - 7pm
Saturdays 9am - 12pm

 

Donation hours:

Saturdays 12pm to 2pm

By scheduled appointment on Thursdays 12pm to 3:30pm
(currently accepting Spring/Summer items)

 

 

 

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For more information:
Mary Ann Hanlon

Program and Outreach Director

mhanlon@fosteringaok.org

413-282-7871

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New and like-new clothing, toys, gear,
and more... at no cost.

Items for ages Preemie to 18!

Our vast selection includes clothing, shoes, games and toys, books, backpacks, and much more.

Come for the "stuff," stay for the community.
This is your community closet.

 

Things to Note:

  • Available to current foster and adoptive families (through foster care) in Western Massachusetts. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis for families who don't meet these criteria.
  • You must register to shop at no cost (either online or in-store).
  • We encourage you to take what you need and will use. There are limits on some types of items (e.g., diapers, formula, toys), depending on what we have available.

Interested in making a merchandise donation?
Thank you!

We rely on donations from the public to keep our store running.
All items donated must be in new or like new condition.

If you wouldn't buy it at a consignment store, please do not donate it to us.

  • Donations will be accepted on Saturdays from noon to 2p or by appointment or with a scheduled appointment on Thursdays between 12p and 3:30pPlease allow extra time for us to sort through your donations. Currently accepting spring/summer items - through June.  
  • Donations will be limited to two bags (13-gallon size) per donation.
  • We are not accepting: puzzles or books at this time.
  • Clothing will be accepted seasonally:
    Spring/Summer - January through June
    Fall/Winter - July through December
    Holiday merchandise 90 days before - ie., Christmas will be accepted in September through November and NOT December 
  • For larger items - due to space constraints - please call or email to confirm we are able to accept them prior to arriving to the store

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We accept:

  • Clothing and shoes: for ages preemie to 18
  • Baby gear: strollers, carriers, swings, etc.
  • Baby hygiene: Diapers/wipes, unopened infant formula
  • Toys, games: new condition with all the pieces
  • Accessories: Backpacks, bags
  • New with tags and in packages: underwear, socks, feminine hygiene, toiletry item, and stuffed animals

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We DO NOT accept:

  • Damaged or Stained Clothing:  Clothing with visible stains, tears, or any damage.
  • Luggage or suitcases.
  • Undergarments:  Used underwear or socks for hygiene reasons.
  • Hats and Accessories: Used hats, scarves, and gloves unless in new or excellent condition.
  • Personal Items: Used personal items such as combs, brushes, or makeup.
  • Swimwear: Used swimwear, unless new with tags.
  • Bedding and Linens:  Mattresses, pillows, and heavily used or stained bedding.
  • Expired or Opened Toiletries: Toiletries that have been opened or have passed their expiration date.
  • Large items:  Cribs, car seats, and other items with safety concerns or recalls.

Any donations that do not meet our criteria will be returned.
Please only donate items in new or like new condition.

Donation receipts are available upon request.