Clothing Donations

Bottomless Closet will be closed on Monday, January 21st,
in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
We will reopen on Tuesday, January 22nd. 

Bottomless Closet gladly accepts new
and gently worn
women’s professional clothing.

Please scroll down for a list of the items that are
of the greatest need right now before making your donation.

Thank you!


Here’s What We Accept

  • Business Suits and Suit Separates
  • Blouses, Tops, and Sweaters
  • Dresses and Skirts
  • Jackets and Coats
  • Pants
  • Handbags
  • Shoes
  • Jewelry
  • Accessories including Scarves and Belts
  • Unopened Hosiery and Shapewear
  • Unopened / Unused Cosmetics, Toiletries, and Personal Care Products


Here’s What We *Really* Need Right Now

  • All Items in Sizes 00 and 0; 8-12 & up
  • Handbags
  • Cardigans (in all sizes)
  • Jackets & Blazers (in sizes 8 & up)
  • Pants (in sizes 8 & up)
  • Shoes (in sizes 7-10 & up; all half-sizes are especially needed)


Here’s What We Cannot Accept

We sincerely appreciate the generosity of our clothing donors, but please note that we CANNOT ACCEPT the following:

  • Used / worn undergarments
  • Activewear
  • Jeans
  • T-Shirts
  • Sneakers and other casual footwear
  • Eveningwear
  • Used/opened cosmetics
  • Suitcases
  • Household items

Here’s How To Get It To Us


Bottomless Closet is located at 16 East 52nd Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10022. We are open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. as well as select evenings*.

For those who would like to drop off a donation, but aren’t able to come upstairs to the 15th floor, we also offer curbside assistance in front of our building ON TUESDAYS  THROUGH DECEMBER 1ST ONLY, between 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. For the latest information about clothing donations, or to schedule curbside assistance, please call 212-563-2499 ext. 14. Please note that after December 1st, 2018, we will not be offering curbside assistance until early 2019.

*Bottomless Closet can accommodate donation drop-offs until 7:30 p.m. on select evenings when workshops are taking place. Click here to view the current workshop schedule.

By Mail:

Donations can be mailed to Bottomless Closet at the address above via UPS, FedEx, USPS, etc. or sent via messenger service. When mailing donations, please include your contact information including your mailing address on / inside the box so we can mail you a donation receipt and properly thank you! All clothing & accessories donations are tax-deductible. Every donor will receive a thank you letter that includes information for tax purposes.


Clothing Drives:

Interested in organizing a donation drive for Bottomless Closet? Please click here before planning your drive, so we can help provide you with tips and resources (marketing materials, brochures, etc.) to ensure your drive is a success.


Looking to Donate Men’s Clothing?

There are two groups in NYC providing men in need with professional attire: Career Gear and That Suits You.



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