7 Montreal-based businesses that take back your old clothes

Jul 3 2020, 7:40 am

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If you haven’t worn a pair of clothes since the last season, it’s time to donate them to people in need.

If that pair of shorts that you haven’t worn since summer 2018 is still parked in your closet, it’s time to give it away.

Thankfully, there are a collection of great options around Montreal that will take clothing you’re not longer using and put it towards people in need.

Here are a few Montreal-based businesses that will happily take back some of your old clothes.

Renaissance Donation Center

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The Renaissance Donation Centres are open seven days a week and offer citizens a place to drop off items they no longer need 24/7 with a bin safely stored outside the shop.

All donations of clothing and household items that are in good condition are accepted at the Renaissance Donation Centres.

Address: 4001 Boulevard Decarie
Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 9 am to 6 pm; Thursday to Friday, 9 am to 8 pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Drop off: 24/7

Chez Doris

Chez Doris

Chez Doris is a charitable organization offering an everyday daytime shelter for all women in difficulty. The house provides meals, respite, clothing, socio-recreational activities in an accepting environment.

The shelter also takes used clothing donations.

Address: 1430 Rue Chomedey
Hours: 8:30 am to 3 pm
Drop off: 8:30 am to 3 pm (inside)

Fondation des Grands Frères et Grandes Soeurs de Montréal

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The Fondation des Grands Frères et Grandes Soeurs de Montréal was established in Montreal in 1903 and has clothing bins scattered throughout the city. The foundation also offers pick up for people who want to make donations but don’t want to drop the items off.

Registration for pick up can be found online.

Address: 10871 Avenue Salk
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Drop off: 24/7, throughout the Greater Montreal area (find a bin online)

Le Magasin du Chaînon

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Le Chainon listens “unconditionally and without judgment” to any request for help, day and night, seven days a week.

The organization accepts donations that are in good condition and that has resale or donation value.

It accepts clothes for women, men, and children, fashion accessories, footwear, cookware, small appliances, books, seasonal decorations, collections, and small furniture.

Address: 4375 Boulevard St-Laurent
Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 10 am to 6 pm; Thursday to Friday, 10 am to 9 pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Drop off: During opening hours (inside)

Partageons l’espoir – Share the Warmth

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From youth programs, food banks, and clothing donations, Partageons l’espoir does a little bit of everything for people in need. Last year, over 11,000 Montrealers relied on its food bank.

The gorgeous spot graciously accepts donations during its operating hours.

Address: 625 Rue Fortune
Hours: 9 am to 3 pm, closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Drop off: During opening hours (inside)

Le Support

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“Your used clothing and other items can find a second life if you donate them,” states the Le Support website. They are worth their weight in gold for many people and it helps the environment reuse old clothing instead of filling up landfills.

Le Support also offers home pick up if you can’t make it to their location.

Visit their website for more information.

Address: 6275 Boulevard des Grandes-Prairies
Hours: 8 am to 4:15 pm, closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Drop off: During operating hours (inside)

Meubles du Grand Berger

Meubles Grand Berger

Meubles du Grand Berger is a giant warehouse in Point St-Charles that takes in your old clothes, furniture, accessories, and toys and resells them at lower prices to people in need.

They also offer pick-up options.

Address: 2510 Rue Centre
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, closed on Sundays
Drop off: During operating hours (inside)

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