Deacons Clothing Drive (Three Good Deeds)


The Deacons propose three good deeds as part of your Lenten practice.

Want to support a Fifth Avenue mission partner, protect the environment and clean out your closet all at the same time? Then bring your used-but-still-usable clothing to church during the week of March 16-22 for the Deacons Clothing Drive.

Good Deed #1: Your donations will help the Urban Outreach Center provide clothing to people experiencing homelessness.

Good Deed #2: Donation is a sustainable option that prevents billions of pounds of clothing from ending up in landfills. Pick up a recycled paper bag from one of the fashionably dressed mannequins in the narthex or the 55th Street entrance, fill it up with men’s, women’s or children’s clothing and accessories, and either drop it off at the reception desk during the week of March 16 or bring it on Sunday, March 22, for the Deacons to collect.

Good Deed #3: Your closet will thank you, and so will we!

The annual Deacons Clothing Drive, benefiting Fifth Avenue’s Ecumenical Outreach Partnership and the Urban Outreach Center at Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, concludes today.

Bring your donations with you to church on Sunday, or feel free to drop them off during the week of March 16. But all donations must be received by March 22 so that the Deacons can sort and distribute them.

We are looking for new or lightly used clothing for men, women and children. Our recipients are in particular need of casual and professional spring and summer clothing, underwear and socks (especially men’s).

Thank you for your generosity!