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Decluttering? Where to Donate Your Clothes This Season [Lancaster, PA]

Melissa Frost
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Are you starting to declutter your closet, swapping out shorts and summer apparel for oversized wool knits and comfy sweatpants? Here are four places in Lancaster County that accepts clothing donations this season.

Lancaster County Food Hub

At Lancaster County Food Hub, clothing donations are always welcomed and appreciated.

Donations can be dropped off at their location at 27 West Clay Street, Lancaster PA 17601, right next to Turkey Hill. When dropping off the clothes, pull up to the door and ring the doorbell. A volunteer will come to the door, weigh the items you are donating and give you a donation slip.

Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm. 

Address: 27 West Clay Street, Lancaster PA 17601


Goodwill Keystone Area accept everything from clothing and accessories to housewares, furniture, and cars. Goodwill is a retailer, an industrial contracts operation, and a recycler of household goods. But most importantly, they are a leader in training and workforce development services for persons with disabilities and other barriers.

Through the sale of donated goods in their retail stores, they are able to fund programs that provide for people seeking personal development and economic opportunity.

Address: Goodwill has several locations in Lancaster, PA. Head over to their website to find the location closest to you.


CommunityAid accepts clothing, jewelry, toys, as well as gently used household items.

This is a Christian-based nonprofit organization that employs more than 400 people across their six Central PA thrift stores. They partner with local nonprofit organizations, such as Water Street Mission, by donating a percentage of sales and products to support their neighbors in need.

Address: 31 Rohrerstown Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603. They also have several donation bins - check their website to find the one closest to you.

The Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center

Clothing donations are welcomed and appreciated. When you donate goods to The Salvation Army in Lancaster, those items are then sold at their thrift stores.

The proceeds are used to fund their Adult Rehabilitation Centers, where those struggling with drugs and alcohol find help, hope, and a second chance at life.

Address: 1244 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

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