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.

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Want to help support Threadz?

Many items are needed to support our Threadz teen clothes closets.  

FALL DONATION DRIVE – Oct 30-Nov 15, 2023  

Help keep Tempe youth warm this winter by donating hoodies and pants. Items can be purchased through our Fall Donation Wish List on Amazon and be delivered directly to us (34 E. 7th Street, Tempe, 85281)  or be purchased anywhere and dropped off at bins located at the Tempe Public Library (3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe) or Tempe Family YMCA (7070 S. Rural Rd., Tempe). 


Want to help stock up on essentials and items for Threadz and be prepared for the upcoming school year?   
Donate personal hygiene items of deodorant, body wash, underwear, shampoo and conditioner to benefit our Threadz teen clothes closets.  Teens are in need of these basic items throughout the year – your gift will refresh their bodies and uplift their spirits.   

Amazon Wish List

For convenience and easy drop-off,  view our everyday Amazon wish list for Threadz.  Items can be delivered directly from Amazon to the Tempe Community Council office at 34 E. 7th Street, Tempe, AZ  85281.

Amazon e-gift cards are welcome, too, and can be sent to our email at or delivered via mail.  Items always needed are listed below.

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.

School Supplies

  • Composition Notebooks
  • College-Ruled Loose Leaf Paper
  • Index Cards
  • Click-type Pens
  • Highlighters
  • 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. 

  • Marcos de Niza High School, 6000 S. Lakeshore Drive, Tempe
  • Tempe High School, 1730 S. Mill Avenue, Tempe
  • Mountain Pointe High School, 4201 E. Knox Road, Phoenix

Off-hours – Donations accepted at TCC Office, 34 E. 7th Street, Tempe, M-F, 8am-5pm.  No pick-ups are available.


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