Starting in October, the Care Closet will be open from 8:30AM-11AM on the second Wednesday of each month, and 3:30PM-5:30PM on the fourth Thursday of the month.
In case of an emerging need, or to contact the Care Closet, please email or contact your child's school counselor.
The Care Closet is no longer accepting online requests for clothing or hygiene products.
A Google form is available to request weekend meals from our Student Food Pantry, now serving all grades:
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.
- New and unused hygiene products (< follow hyperlink for list), diapers, blankets, and bed sheets.
- Boys athletic pants size 0-to-16(XL)
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.
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.