clothes to kids“Drop (off) Your Drawers”, PLEASE.  It is that time of year for Clothes To Kids annual Drop (off) Your Drawers, underwear drive for children in need, in our community Each Year CTK distributes over 65,000 pairs of new underwear.  The drive is designed to collect new underwear to help “underwrite” the cost of underwear – a basic part of the Clothes To Kids wardrobe.  All children deserve clean, new underwear.  For the months of July and August, Clothes To Kids will be collecting new packages of underwear.  Sizes needed for boys are 4-16 (boxer briefs) and young men sizes 30 & Up.  For girls we need sizes 6-16, Junior Girls Sizes 5 and up (primarily bikini style are requested). Please support our mission and help us provide this basic necessity. Clothes matter! Donate new packages of underwear to one of our three CTK stores:  Clearwater Store (1059 N. Hercules Ave., Clearwater) St. Pete Store (Twin Brooks Commons, 2168 34th Street South) or the Tampa Store (5011-H West Hillsborough Ave., Tampa). For convenience you can shop at our Amazon Wish List Today.  Website and Wish List Link :  Every Pair Counts!!!

Want to help?  We encourage Individuals, companies, civic groups, places of worship, schools to get involved and have a “Drop Off Your Drawers” Campaign!

More than half of the kids in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties qualify to shop at CTK. These families have a hard time providing the basic necessities for kids to attend school.  At CTK we help with clothes!  Each child who shops at Clothes To Kids receives a wardrobe – 5 new pairs of socks, 5 new pairs of underwear, 5 tops, 4 bottoms, optional dress, pair of shoes and a jacket in season all FREE.  More than 65,000+ pairs of new underwear will be given this year, again, all free of charge.

“Drop off” donations from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at any of our three stores: Tampa – 5011-H West Hillsborough Avenue, Clearwater – 1059 North Hercules Avenue and St. Pete – 2168 34th Street South.  Cash donations are tax deductible and are used to purchase clothing in short supply. New underwear and socks are greatly appreciated.  For more information or to schedule an appointment to shop call 727-441-5050 or visit our website at

Make an Appointment:  Children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch or in crisis are eligible to shop with us. Call and make an appointment 727-441-5050 or visit our website Each shopping bag includes 5 pairs of new underwear, 5 pairs of new socks, 5 tops, 4 bottoms (pants or shorts), 1 dress (optional) and a pair of shoes, totally free!  If the child attends a uniform school, they may receive 3 uniform tops and 2 bottoms.

Clothes To Kids, a nonprofit organization, provides clothing to low-income or in crisis, school-age children, free of charge.  For more information or an appointment to shop, please call in 727-441-5050.  Please visit our website at