Providing students items they need to attend school and be ready to learn.
Two Threadz clothes closets are available as a FREE resource for Tempe middle and high school teens from the Tempe Union, Tempe Elementary and Kyrene school districts (school ID required). Both Threadz locations carry a wide selection of new and/or gently-used items..
Threadz teen clothes closets will be closed until schools have reopened.
PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS AVAILABLE DURING COVID schOOL CLOSURES
Help Students During COVID-19
Students still need clothing, personal hygiene items and school supplies.
To help us directly serve students, we recommend cash donations or Amazon e-gift cards at this time. Due to COVID, our physical drop-off locations are closed and we are unable to accept all in-kind donations until further notice.
TCC staff is purchasing and distributing needed items to the SPECIAL ASSISTANCE LOCATIONS listed below as well as special requests by schools.
Where Students Can Get Needed Items During COVID-19
SPECIAL ASSISTANCE LOCATIONS
Personal hygiene items are available for Tempe middle and high school students during COVID-19 school closures. Deodorant, body wash, toothpaste, shampoo, and conditioner can be obtained at the following locations – Tempe school ID will be required:
Tempe Salvation Army
40 E. University Drive, Tempe
Monday-Friday , 1-3pm
Tempe Family YMCA
7070 S. Rural Road Tempe
Questions? Call 480.858.2300 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WHEN THREADZ IS OPEN – (Currently closed due to school closures)
During the regular school year, both Threadz locations are open each week:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Prior to the start of the new school year, Threadz may be open a few special days mid to late July during book distribution time period. Check back in June or early July for any dates which may be scheduled.
Tempe middle and high school students with valid school ID.
Tempe High School
1730 S. Mill Avenue, Tempe
(enter Broadway Road, far west end of parking lot, Bldg T)
Marcos de Niza High School
6000 S. Lakeshore Drive, Tempe
(north end of Main Gym entrance)
How You Can Help
Help staff a Threadz location during open hours by assisting teens, sorting and stocking donated clothing and items.
For more info on volunteering call 480.858.2300 or email email@example.com
Clothing & Hygiene Items
- Clean teen-appropriate clothing (new or gently-used) (t-shirts, in large sizes especially needed)
- Shoes (athletic and dress shoes for male teens and large sizes are especially needed)
- PE/sports clothing (gym shorts, shirts)
- Bras, underwear, socks (new only) (for males – men’s boxer briefs preferred)
- Personal hygiene items (shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, etc.)
- Composition notebooks
- College-ruled loose leaf paper
- Index cards
- Click-type pens
- 3-ring notebook binders (plain or teen-appropriate)
- Backpacks (adult/teen size to carry textbooks)
Donations can be dropped off at:
Threadz locations during operation hours, or respective school front office when open. During off-hours – donations accepted at TCC Office, 34 E. 7th Street, Tempe, M-F, 8am-5pm. No pick-ups are available.
EMAIL > or 480.858.2300
Cash donations are always appreciated to purchase new socks and underwear as well as personal hygiene items. Other donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, school supplies and personal hygiene products are accepted as well.