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 open during the 2021-22 school year.
Need items before school starts? Both Threadz locations will be open this Thursday, July 29, 2:00-4:30 p.m.
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)
THREADZ OPERATING HOURS
During the regular school year, Threadz locations are open each week:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
OTHER LOCATIONS TO OBTAIN PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS
Personal hygiene items only are also available for Tempe middle and high school students at the locations listed below. Students can obtain deodorant, body wash, toothpaste, shampoo, and conditioner – Tempe school ID will be required at:
Tempe Salvation Army
40 E. University Drive, Tempe
Monday-Friday , 1-3pm
Tempe Family YMCA
7070 S. Rural Road Tempe
Tempe middle and high school students with valid school ID.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
To help us directly serve students, we recommend cash donations or Amazon e-gift cards at this time. We are accepting donated school supplies, full-sized hygiene products, and new or gently-used clothing appropriate for 13-18 year olds only. Any donated undergarments or socks must be new and still in original packaging.
Clothing & Hygiene Items
- Clean teen-appropriate clothing age 13-18 (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 and original package) (for males – men’s boxer briefs preferred)
- Personal hygiene items (shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, etc. – full-size preferred)
- 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. No pick-ups are available.
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.