Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Clothes Closet open to the public?2021-02-12T16:49:14+00:00

Yes! We welcome the public to shop in our thrift store during public shopping hours. Profits from the sale of items help support the mission work of Neighbors in our community.

What is thrifting?2021-02-12T16:49:37+00:00

Thrifting is the term used when gently used items (or secondhand items) that have been donated are sold for discounted prices in a public retail store setting.

What items do you sell?2021-02-12T16:49:22+00:00

The Clothes Closet Thrift Store focuses on everyday essential items such as clothing, shoes and accessories for all seasons including Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall as well as winter coats, cookware, plates and silverware, bedding and bath towels.

Do you have clothing for women, men and children?2021-02-12T16:49:46+00:00

Yes. We have a variety of clothing sizes for women, men and children and brands such as Coach, Guess, Levi’s, Ann Taylor, Nike and Skechers, available based on donation inventory. Clothing selections include outfits for all seasons including Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.

How often does your selection change?2021-02-12T16:49:55+00:00

Our hard working volunteers are constantly sorting through donations and putting out new items. You can visit as often as you’d like and always find something different.

Do you accept donations?2021-02-12T16:50:07+00:00

Yes. The Clothes Closet Thrift Store relies on the generous support of the community. Accepted donation items include gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing as well as bedding, bath towels and kitchenware such as plates, silverware, cookware and storage containers. All donations are tax-deductible. Click here for donation hours and information.

Where can I bring donations?2021-02-12T16:50:17+00:00

Please bring your donation items inside the main level of the Neighbors building. There is a designated drop-off area in the lobby. One of our friendly volunteers will receive your donation and provide you with a receipt. Thank you!

Where do the proceeds from the thrift store go?2021-02-12T16:50:28+00:00

By shopping at the Clothes Closet Thrift Store, you are also supporting the programs and services at Neighbors, Inc. Proceeds from sales benefit Neighbors’ mission in our community. Certificates for free clothing and household items are also given to members of our community based on need. For more information about the services offered at Neighbors, visit: neighborsmn.org.

Where are you located?2021-02-12T16:51:39+00:00

We are located on the main level of the Neighbors building.

Our address is 222 Grand Avenue West, South St. Paul, MN 55075.


How do I request help from the Clothes Closet?2023-01-09T20:43:13+00:00

Please call Neighbors at 651-455-5000 to discuss your needs with one of our Client Engagement Specialists.

Neighbors Inc. Clothes Closet

At Neighbors Clothes Closet we have a great selection of gently used clothing and essential items at affordable prices. Our inventory includes vintage thrift clothing as well as designer brands for women, men, children, and teens, and everyday essential items such as kitchenware, bedding and towels.

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