Free Clothing & Necessities Boutique For Women


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about OSC

Our Sister’s Closet (OSC) is a free, donation-based clothing boutique for anyone who identifies as a woman or for non-binary individuals who are in transition in their life, whether they are going to work, school, court, or looking for employment. OSC offers 90 minute 1-on-1 sessions focused on outfitting a client with clothing to help them feel beautiful, to boost their confidence, and help them get ready to achieve set goals. On average, each client receives between 3 to 5 outfits, plus shoes, makeup, accessories, and personal hygiene products.

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Schedule An Appointment

Call 509-326-1190 on Friday mornings between 9:00am and noon to schedule an appointment for the following week. Примечание: due to our limited capacity, calls received outside this time frame will not be returned. 

    • Face masks are currently required for clients and staff during one-on-one appointments. 
    • Бесплатно on-site childcare is available upon request. Please communicate this need during scheduling.
Request A Care Package
    • Care Packages of urgent clothing and hygiene needs may be assembled if requested for you by an advocate or social service professional at YWCA Spokane or in the community.

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How to Donate

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Drop-Off Donations

Each week, OSC accepts donations on Tuesdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm at YWCA Spokane, 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201. At this time, we are unable to accept drop off donations on any other day of the week. Thank you for understanding.

Check out this Donation Guide that outlines our most needed items and items we are unable to accept. Our staff can provide a list of nonprofit community partners who accept donations that we are unable to take. We can provide this list upon request. Direct any questions to 509-326-1190 or email oursisterscloset@ywcaspokane.org 

Donate Online

You can also отдавать через Amazon by purchasing items from our wishlist and having them delivered directly to our agency. Примечание: Remember to purchase through Улыбка Амазонки and select “YWCA of Spokane” as your charity of choice. 

Contribute To An OSC Drive

To help meet the critical needs expressed by clients, we request specific items through agency sponsored donation drives at scheduled intervals throughout the year.

    • January: New deodorant and shaving supplies
    • Март: New packaged socks >> View & Share Flyer
    • Может: Новые трусики
    • июль: Full size bottles of shampoo & conditioner sets
    • сентябрь: New and gently used leggings
    • November: Новые и аккуратно использованные пальто.

Donations gathered from a drive can be dropped off at our front desk at YWCA Spokane, 930 N Monroe, Spokane, WA 99201 on Tuesdays between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

Before You Donate, Remember…
    • Check to ensure all pockets or purses have been emptied of their contents.
    • Focusing on providing donations that are in good condition but are no longer a fit for you.
    • Пожалуйста, воздержитесь от пожертвования предметов, которые порваны, испачканы, сломаны или находятся в каком-либо поврежденном состоянии.
    • Пожалуйста, воздержитесь от передачи использованных товаров для ванной, использованной косметики или использованного нижнего белья, так как они не могут быть переданы другим лицам по санитарным причинам.
    • Узнайте больше о лучших практиках при пожертвовании в шкаф нашей сестры, просмотрев это руководство по пожертвованиям.

DONATION GUIDE

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Host Your OWn Drive

Помогите шкафу нашей сестры, собрав свою собственную одежду или приобретя необходимый предмет или набор предметов.

Conduct A Drive In 3 Easy Steps: 
  1. Let us know you plan to conduct a drive and when. We can advertise your drive on social media, inform you of our current needs, and schedule a time to receive donations. We can even guide you with hosting a digital drive on your own social media if needed. Please connect at oursisterscloset@ywcaspokane.org.  
  2. Call on your community. Are you part of a book club or church group? Work in an office? Want to do something fun and different for your birthday or other important life events? Gather and inform your group to help and let them spread the word!
  3. Decide what you want to donate. The following items are always in need and great to gather through a drive:
    • Bras and panties (Bras can be gently used or new, panties must be new and in packaging.)
    • Предметы гигиены, такие как полноразмерные шампуни и кондиционеры, дезодоранты, средства для ухода за зубами и т. Д.
    • Socks (Socks must be new in packaging.)
    • Jeans and leggings

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Volunteer With US

OSC Hanna Edens_YWCA_BIO (1)Our Sister’s Closet would not be possible without the continuing support of volunteers. We are a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, where volunteers do a variety of tasks from sorting the donations we receive, answering phone calls, being personal stylists in appointments, and light data entry. Volunteering your time to walk women through an appointment in our boutique can be a tremendously rewarding experience.

Skills of an ideal OSC Volunteer:
  • Отличный тайм-менеджмент, способный выполнять самые разные задачи
  • Способны работать сами по себе и хорошо с другими
  • Знание подходящей подгонки и стиля одежды
  • Куратор магазина, возможность выбрать современную, универсальную и функциональную одежду.
  • Тепло встречает клиентов, может помочь в назначении встречи, проявляет инициативу, вытаскивая товары для клиентов, задает обоснованные вопросы относительно посадки и стиля вещей.
  • Базовые навыки работы с Microsoft Office, знание хрома и программ Google - плюс
  • Способен адаптироваться к постоянно меняющейся среде, гибкий и любит знакомиться с новыми людьми
  • Самонаправленный
  • Предыстория / прошлый опыт в сфере модного мерчендайзинга, розничной торговли, дизайна интерьера, обслуживания клиентов будет плюсом.

sign up to vOLUNTEER

Групповое волонтерство

Group volunteering is a great way to have fun with friends and colleagues while doing good in our community! If your organization offers paid volunteer time or you want to gather friends for a fun service project, consider signing up for a group sorting party. We offer one-time, volunteer events for groups of 5-10 people to help sort donations. To organize a group volunteering event, please contact Teresa at: teresad@ywcaspokane.org. 


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