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Community Clothes Closet

Joined in May 2012

About Us

The Community Clothes Closet (CCC)providesfreeclothing to financially challenged individuals and families. We help people in two ways- we give them free clothing which in turn increases their immediate income. They can then spend their limited income on the other necessities of life such as food, shelter, child care, and health improvement.

Why Clothing?

Clothing is more than a basic need

In this day and age, image is important to fit in socially, to build self-esteem, and to advance a career. It is not just a social development characteristic of teenagers; all ages are expected to meet certain standards.

Imagine showing up for a job interview in jeans and a t-shirt. In the last few years, television has been offering a host of programs about physical appearance: What Not To Wear, How Do I Look?, Fashion Police, andProject Runway, just to name a few. Magazine covers aimed at women or teens target appearance almost exclusively. Standards of acceptable appearance are difficult to reach when you don't have the money to spend on clothing.

The Community Clothes Closet (CCC)providesfreeclothing to financially challenged individuals and families. We help people in two ways- we give them free clothing which in turn increases their immediate income. They can then spend their…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Family
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 309 Fifth Street
    Aurora, IL 60505

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