Community Clothing Closet – 7509 Douglas Ave. Suite 5

Hours Mon: 9am – 1pm & 5 – 7 pm

Thursday: 9am – 1pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

What we need now!
Clean (freshly laundered please), stain free FALL & WINTER clothing (less than 5 years old) clothing for men, women and children

  • We are really need kids clothing size 4T – size 14/16 (XXL)
  • New socks and underwear of all sizes
  • Fall & winter coats
  • Shoes/boots appropriate for the season
  • Laundry products – soap & dryer sheets
  • New hygiene products: soap or body wash, toothpaste and toothbrushes, deodorant, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, shaving soap cream, razors; infant items – diapers, wipes

Please understand UCAN’s Clothing Closet is volunteer based and has limited space. We have no control over the amount of donations received. When our building is full, we must stop taking donations — even before our closing time.

Is there a charge for the things at UCAN’s Community Clothing Closet?
No. All items have been received as donations which we pass on at no charge to our guests.

If everything is free, why are you so particular about the quality of donations?
People who shop at our Community Clothing Closet are often working hard to make ends meet and to provide all their families need. Our purpose is to provide our clients the essential items everyone needs, but also to do so in a way that promotes promote self-respect and dignity. If you wouldn’t want to wear a shirt from 1980 to school or work today, its
likely most of our clients will feel the same 🙂

Do I need a referral to shop at UCAN’s Community Clothing Closet?
No. Any Urbandale, IA resident who presents a photo ID at our sign-in desk may shop once per week.

How do I value my goods donations for tax deduction purposes?
The donor is responsible for determining the value of their individual donation. IRS Publication 561 “Determining the Value of Donated Property” may provide some useful information.

Why do you sometimes stop taking donations?
We are fortunate that the community is so generous with their donations of goods and we appreciate them. However, we have limited space in our building. When our donations reach a certain limit, we have to stop accepting more.

Large Donations?

Please contact us regarding donations in excess of 5/6 bags or one carload. Our number is 515-278-3936 or email