The 12 Best Places to Donate Clothes in Singapore
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The 12 Best Places to Donate Clothes in Singapore

Did you know that Singaporeans discard around 156,000 tonnes of textiles annually? That’s a lot of garments that people needing good clothes can wear!

Whether you’re decluttering your wardrobe or seeking meaningful ways to contribute, this guide will lead you to various places where you can donate your gently used clothes in Singapore.


Address: 800 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149310 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6564731148

Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 10 AM – 3 PM

How to Donate: Drop off items at the Margaret Drive address during operating hours.


MINDS Social Enterprise offers vocational opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities through MINDS Shops and all net revenue earned from the sale of their products and services goes towards their beneficiaries.

Accepted clothing items are clothes for men, women, and children, bags, accessories, and shoes (new or used). The small shop size ensures faster turnover, increasing the chances of donated items reaching someone in need.

Pro-tip: Avoid sending wet or mouldy items; kindly donate clean, laundered items.

SSVP Shop Thrift Shop

Address: 501 Geylang Rd, Singapore 389459 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6569742480

Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM

How to Donate: Call 6974 2480 to schedule a donation drop-off at the shop during operating hours.


SSVP Shop, run by the Society of St Vincent de Paul, sells donated preloved items to raise funds for financial aid. Donation drop-offs are strictly by appointment only.

The centre accepts a maximum of two bags due to space constraints. All proceeds support over 3,000 beneficiaries from diverse backgrounds, including low-income and disadvantaged individuals of various races, religions, and nationalities.

Pro-tip: If you’d give it to a friend or buy it yourself, it’s suitable for donation to the SSVP Shop.

Greensquare Textile Recycling

Address: 316 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247978 (Google Maps)

Contact: [email protected] 

Hours: Always open

How to Donate: Schedule a collection appointment.


Greensquare collects and recycles textiles in Singapore, selling items in good condition to support free collection services in developing countries. Unusable textiles are recycled into cleaning cloths.

The centre also offers free recycling events in schools, aiming to instil the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) practice in the youth.

Pro-tip: Dirty, stained, wet, or mouldy items and fabric, used undergarments, and socks are not accepted.

Metta Welfare Association

Address: 32 Simei Street 1, Singapore 529950 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6565804688

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30 AM – 5.30 PM

How to Donate: Deposit items in the Metta Building’s recycle bins at Basement 1, 32 Simei Street 1.


Metta Welfare Association recycles donated clothes, receiving donations based on weight. Donation-in-kind plans are aligned with the centre’s current needs to minimise wastage. 

Accepted items become the property of the Metta Welfare Association, which decides their use, distribution to beneficiaries or centres, transfer to other agencies, or disposal based on current requirements.

Pro-tip: For hygiene, please bag and tie all items before depositing them in the recycle bin.

The Barn Thrift Shop

Address: 11 East Coast Road, #01-11/12, The Odeon Katong, S428722.

Opening Hours: Tue-Fri: 11am-2pm; Sat: 11am-4.30pm; Sun: 10am-1pm; (Closed on Mon & PH)

Contact: +6596797379; Instagram

Hours: Daily (except Saturdays), 1 – 4 PM

How to Donate: Call 96797379 to coordinate donation drop-offs.


Volunteer-managed, The Barn, a Cornerstone Community Services thrift shop, operates in Katong, Ang Mo Kio, and Penjuru. It sells preloved goods like accessories, clothes, shoes, household items, and toys. 

The store collaborates with social service agencies to bring products to housing estates. Donations are accepted during outlet opening hours.

Pro-tip: The Barn now accepts donated designer items with a resale value of S$50 and above.

Tzu Chi Singapore

Address: 9 Elias Rd, Singapore 519937 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6565829958

Hours: Daily, 8.30 AM – 6 PM

How to Donate: Deposit at Tzu Chi’s eco points throughout Singapore.


Tzu Chi is a global NGO offering humanitarian aid in over 90 nations. Every third Sunday is the organisation’s island-wide Environmental Sustainability Day. 

Collected items are sold to recycling merchants, who either ship usable items to countries in need or send them to factories for recycling or repurposing. 

Pro-tip: You can join the activities at your nearest community eco point to help sort recyclables, including second-hand clothing.

H&M Singapore Garment Collecting Programme

Address: Store locator

Contact: Toll-free 800 852 8335 

Hours: Daily, 9 AM – 8 PM

How to Donate: Deposit your pre-loved clothes in the recycle bin at H&M payment counters.


H&M’s Garment Collecting programme has been around since 2013. It accepts old clothes and textiles(in good condition) globally.

Items are sorted into categories: to re-wear, reuse, or recycle. Unsuitable clothes or textiles are repurposed into items like remake collections or cleaning cloths, while others are recycled by shredding into fibres for uses like insulation materials.

Pro-tip: Donors receive a 15% discount voucher at H&M stores!

The Salvation Army Singapore

Address: 20 Bishan Street 22, Singapore 579768 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6565550188

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10.30 AM – 5 PM

How to Donate: Deposit at Donation In Kind booths.


The Salvation Army runs diverse programmes to aid the underprivileged in Singapore. It aims to meet the needs of the poor and marginalised without discrimination.

You can donate your preloved or new items at their Donation In-Kind booths. Proceeds from the sale of items at Salvation Army’s five Family Stores islandwide will benefit charity.

Pro-tip: Please donate only items in good, usable condition; The Salvation Army is not a place for dumping rubbish.

Pass It On

Address: 819 Upper Serangoon Road S534678

Contact: +6585119160

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

How to Donate: Sign up at


Pass-It-On, managed by The Helping Hand, aids in the rehabilitation of former drug addicts by connecting donors with useful items to people in need through an online platform. 

Almost 400 registered voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) can submit requests for needed items on the site. Donors can fulfil wishlists or post items for potential matches.

Pro-tip: The public can also post items on the Pass-It-On website for all registered VWOs, who reserve suitable items and arrange direct collection with the donor.

Something Old Something New

Address: St Andrew’s Community Hospital,10 Simei St 3, Singapore 529897 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6568120885

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM

How to Donate: Drop off at any of SOSN’s outlets.


Something Old Something New (SOSN) is a social enterprise thrift shop training individuals recovering from mental health issues in retail and logistic skills. 

Established in 2000, SOSN is one of Singapore’s largest thrift stores with a vast variety, requiring more thorough browsing.

Operating on “reduce, reuse, and recycle” principles, it accepts donations at Farrer Park, Pasir Ris, Woodlands, and Yishun outlets

Pro-tip: Check out the organisation’s e-shop for cute “something new” items!


Address: 102 Henderson Rd, City Sprouts (aka Sprouts Hub), Singapore 159562 (Google Maps) 

Contact: +6580338220

Hours: Daily, 10 AM – 10 PM

How to Donate: Recycling bins are available all over Singapore.


Cloop is a circular fashion enterprise addressing fashion overconsumption and wastage. It collects and repurposes reusable clothes and textiles to reduce waste.

Items are sorted at Lifeline Clothing in Malaysia, aiming for reuse, resale, upcycling, or donation. The remaining items are sent to a cement plant for energy production, avoiding landfill.

Pro-tip: Deposit clean, high-quality items in the white Cloop Collection Box and any clean, dry textiles, new or used, in the yellow Textile Recycling Bin.

New2U Thrift Shop

Address: 96 Waterloo St, Singapore 187967 (Google Maps)

Contact: +6568370611

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10.30 AM – 2.30 PM

How to Donate: Ensure neatly packed donations in durable bags or boxes when dropping off at SCWO Centre.


New2U Thrift Shop by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations goes beyond affordability and sustainability. 

An initiative by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations, promoting a shift from fast fashion to unique, circular fashion at affordable prices.

All proceeds support women in SCWO’s care, aiding victims of domestic violence, women needing marital/child support and the organisation’s gender equality efforts. 

Pro-tip: As part of its shop operations, New2U also needs black retail hangers and clothes racks.