Did you know that we accept clothing like your business attire on behalf of our nonprofit partner? Whether you’re looking to purge a few things or just give away some of them, you can visit a drop-off donation center in your area. We pay our nonprofit partner for your donations, helping them fund critical programs in your community. Here are a few tips for donating your business attire that will increase the chances of it going to someone looking for a job.
Consider business attire trends.
Business attire changes all the time, and the definitions for things like business casual or business formal can vary depending on the company. Knowing this, you can choose to donate a wide variety of business clothing items. Consider how a blazer might be useful both for a more formal outfit or to take an otherwise casual outfit to the next level. Jackets, pants, and skirts don’t always need to match perfectly for a proper business outfit, so feel free to give what you can spare. Someone will be able to make an outfit out of it.
Package them in garment bags.
If you have a large number of clothes, a useful tip for donating old business attire is to transport it via garment bags. They don’t need to be particularly fancy garment bags like ones you might take on a business trip. But a little extra protection can go a long way. This ensures the clothing pieces stay clean for longer and makes it easy to keep everything together. Garments bags are also simpler to transport. Even the most basic garment bags you can find will effectively keep those clothes safe until someone picks them up for themselves. Another easy tip is to make a hole at the top of a garbage bag and place hangers through the hole.
Find a place that will use them wisely.
If you have business clothing that you’d like GreenDrop® to pick up, you can set up an appointment with us anytime. If you want to do a donation drop-off instead, you can find one of our convenient locations close to you.
GreenDrop® is a for-profit company and registered professional fundraiser where required. We pay our nonprofit and charity partners for your donations, helping them fund their programs in your community. Read Disclosures.