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Ways to support us
By donating, you directly support our programs and enable us to continue making a difference in the lives of those in need. Every contribution, no matter the size, helps to restore hope and dignity.
WANT TO DONATE BY TEXT?
Text CLOTHES to 44321 to make a tax-deductible donation to our organization.
Mail to: 13970 Van Ness Avenue, Gardena, California 90249
Make an In-Kind Donation
We gladly accept in-kind donations of hygiene products, adult size clothing, shoes and accessories. Please review below the list of items we’re looking for and fill out our donation form to schedule a donation drop off or pick up.
interested in making an in-kind donation?
We accept new and gently used adult size clothing and shoes as well as new hygiene products, granola bars, water, blankets and more.
If you are interested in making an in-kind donation, please complete this questionnaire, and we will be in touch within three business days.
Frequently Asked Questions
We accept new and gently used men’s and women’s seasonally appropriate clothing, shoes and accessories. We also accept hygiene products, water bottles and non-perishable snack foods such as granola bars. The full list of items we accept can be viewed here.
Project Ropa does not accept any kids or children’s items.
Project Ropa does not accept any furniture, electronics or home goods.
Yes, we do pick ups within 30 miles of zip code 90249. To help cover our operating costs we charge a service fee for all pick ups. The fee varies depending on the distance from our warehouse. We typically schedule pick ups at least two weeks in advance. If you are interested in scheduling a donation pick up please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We accept in-person donation drop offs by appointment only at our warehouse in Gardena. You must complete our donation form prior to scheduling a donation drop off.
The majority of the items we receive are handed out to people in need living in the Los Angeles area. All items that do not meet our standards are either repaired and sold or given to one of our recycling partners.
We do sell higher-end items from brands such as Chanel and Christian Louboutin as well as some vintage brands. All of the proceeds go directly back into funding our services for low-income and unhoused individuals and families in the Los Angeles area.
Unlike many other clothing donation places the majority of the items we receive are not sold. Therefore to help cover our operating costs we charge a service fee for all pick ups. The fee varies depending on the distance from our warehouse. We typically schedule pick ups at least two weeks in advance.