You are welcome to donate to the Clothing Closet;
or visit and take what you need on any Thursday 9:30 am−2:00 pm.
The Social Service Committee began giving away clothing as early as 1993.
In 1998 the Clothes Closet was moved into the corner of a Sunday School classroom to make it more
The program expanded considerably under the stewardship of Pat and Ray Marshall, Ramona
Gould and Mae Donahue.
In 2000, the Park Avenue Methodist Church gave us their inventory and racks, because they were
not conveniently located for potential clientele.
The Clothing Closet receives clothing donations from a variety of sources, including church
members, Auburn Police, and Catholic Charities. They also began gaving out layettes to mothers-
to-be when they took over the Catholic Birthline program.
The 2008 Mother/Daughter Banquet program was a Style Show featuring articles of clothing from
“The Boutique” (Clothing Closet) coordinated by Mae Donahue, Alice Piper, Lena Kanda, and Linda