Thrifty Threads Updates – March 2024

March set a new record for donations out for Thrifty Threads!

Donations were sent to a variety of charity partners that service people in need of clothing support. 266 bags or 2,793 lbs. or 1.4 tons of quality used clothing.

Included in this number are 100 prom and fancy dresses (estimated to be 10 bags): 78 were donated to the Cinderella Project in Maine; 22 were donated to the Belle of the Ball in Massachusetts.

Also included are 22 bags to fulfill special requests, primarily for children.

Additionally, we took at least 25 bags (262.5 lbs.) to textile recycling services of items that were unable to continue in use.