Skip Nav
Etihad's New Challenge Will Make You Want to Take a Staycation
The #FollowMeTo Couple Reveal What They Really Think of Dubai's Dangerous Selfie Trend
Road Safety
Another Way the UAE is Making the Roads Safer Than Ever
Four Seasons
A Saudi Hotel Is Giving Guests This Extraordinary Dinner Experience

Where to Donate Clothes in Dubai

Stop! Dubai, Don’t Throw Away Your Old Clothes, Donate Them

Students in the UAE headed back to school this week, and whether you're sending kids back after a long summer or just ready for a fresh start, September is the perfect time to winnow down your wardrobe.

Rather than saving all the old stuff you know you'll never wear again, consider donating your clothes at one of the many clothes and shoes banks around the city.

All clothes and shoes dropped in the banks will be sent to the Emirates Red Crescent, where they are sorted through and delivered to those in need. The Red Crescent sorts through the clothes with extraordinary care -- only those garments that they deem "wearable" will be sent out for donation.

Speaking to The National, Sultan Al Shehi, the head of the charity projects department at the office of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region explained: "When donating, always think, 'would I wear this?' If it's good enough for you, then it's good enough for others. There is an etiquette to donating. The clothes should be in good condition, clean and even perfumed."

To find the box closest to you, check out the map below-- and click a blue dot to see the exact location of a clothes and shoes bank.

Join The Conversation
Review: Eminence Paprika Facial at Pastels Salon, Dubai
FUNN's Horse Photography Helping UAE Kids With Special Needs
Men on Motorcycles Will be Taking Over the Streets of Dubai For a Great Cause
Revealed: Celebrity Line-Up For Red Nose Day 2016 US Show
Careem Launches Road Safety Campaign in Dubai
Fruit and Vegetable Ban UAE
Seat Belt Laws in The UAE
How to Get Red iPhone 7 in the Middle East
Sharjah Charity Helps Palestinian Mothers and Kids
Emirates Wins Big at Business Traveller Awards

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Latest Love
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds