Please Note: Due to the Coronavirus Shutdown, the Care Closet is closed until further notice. We are also unable to accept clothing donations at this time. Thank you.

While the Care Closet is closed to the public, we know our school district families have needs and we can help! Please complete a Google form to request the clothing and/or hygiene items that you need:

Clothing Items
Hygiene Items

Please note: this program is intended for our school district families, and/or our currently enrolled students.

Requests are usually filled weekly on Wednesday's. We'll be in touch to make arrangements at that time. Please know we'll do our best to provide you with the needed items!

A Google form is also available to request weekend meals from our Student Food Pantry, now serving all grades:

Weekend Meals
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The Care Closet located at 809 7th Street West, just south of AHS. 

Know someone in need? The Care Closet provides "no cost" shopping for our families. Clothing, including outer wear and shoes in many sizes, as well as personal hygiene products are available. Please request clothing and/or hygiene items by filling out and submitting a Request Form. The link is available on the left. Please Note: no requests will be filled the week of March 29.

Our Needs:

  • New and unused hygiene products (< follow hyperlink for list), diapers, blankets, and bed sheets.
  • Not accepting clothing donations until further notice.
    Kids: Adult:

    - Spring/Summer Boys clothing
    - Boys athletic pants 4 to XL and 18-20
    - Spring/Summer Girls clothing

    - Athletic Pants, to size XL
    - Womens Pants, 0/2
    - Mens Underwear (New Only)
    - Womens Underwear (New Only)

    We are currently NOT ACCEPTING clothing items unless noted above
  • Interested in volunteering? Opportunities include sorting and putting out new inventory, and/or covering shifts during our Open Hours. If interested, contact our Volunteer Coordinator.

Contact Us:

We thank you for your generous support!

Cheri, Jen, Amy, Brooke, Heather, Rachel, Joyce
The Care Closet Team

School Year Hours:
During the 2019/20 school year, through June 3, the Care Closet is open as follows:

  • the first Wednesday of the month from 8:30 - 11:00 am and 3:00 - 6:00 pm (through June 3, 2020)
  • AND
  • the 4th Thursday of the month 4:00 - 6:30 pm (through May 28, 2020)
    (coincides with the dates/times the Altoona Food Pantry is open at 701 7th Street West)

  • Summer hours will be announced in the June Rails Review Newsletter.