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The Clothes Line

Due to COVID-19 mandates The Clothes Line in Alliston remains open during regular hours of operation for in-person shopping at 50% capacity.  Please practice social distancing and mask wearing when shopping in-person. The Bradford location is currently closed until further notice.  Donations continue by apointment only.

Please call 705-434-0790 for more information or to book your donation appointment. 

The Clothes Line provides a valuable community service by recycling gently used clothing, small household goods, electronics, toys, and books. The Clothes Line also works with many local community organizations to provide free clothing and household goods to those in need. Proceeds raised by The Clothes Line help support CONTACT's various programs/services.

Shop online at theclotheslines.ca for unique finds and hot deals!

Due to Covid-19, we’ve implemented new policies to keep our community safe. This includes social distancing, wearing masks in-store, providing hand sanitizer, quarantining clothes that have been tried on for a minimum of 24 hours, limiting shoppers, and more. See full policy

Donations are by appointment only. To set an appointment call 705 434 0790. Donations cannot be left after hours. Toys are no longer accepted. See full policy.

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Items we can accept

Please keep in mind the quality and resale value of the goods you are donating. If you are unable to sell an item at a garage sale or wouldn’t give it to a friend or a family member, we probably won't be able to sell it!

Clothing & Accessories

Men’s, women's, and children’s clothing, jewelry, hats, mitts, scarves, ties, shoes (all types), purses, and wallets


Bed & Bath Items: towels, bedspreads, comforters, sheets, blankets, pillowcases, curtains, and tablecloths.

Kitchen Items: mugs, pots, pans, utensils, china cups, dishes, cutlery, glassware, silverware, stemware, cookware, and hand tools


Household Items:

Pictures, frames, vases, baskets 

Small electrical  appliances in good working condition: toasters, radios, power tools, irons, blenders, mixers, small stereos, CD players, hairdryers, curling irons, lamps, telephones, and clocks

Miscellaneous Items:

Games, puzzles, books (hardback and paperback), records, tapes, CD's, videos, DVD's, bicycles, and ice skates

Items we cannot accept

We appreciate your generosity and goodwill, however any donations that we are unable to use waste valuable volunteer time and resources on sorting through and disposing of items that cannot be sold.

We can not accept these items:

  • Toys
  • Computers/monitors/printers
  • Construction items/motors/paint
  • Food/medicine
  • Infants cars seats and cribs
  • Large furniture
  • Major appliances
  • Mattresses/box springs
  • Televisions
  • Tires/rims
  • Toilets/sinks

Donation Drop-off

Donations are by appointment only. Please call 705 434 0790 to book your drop-off appointment.

Drop-offs are accepted at the back entrance of The Clothes Line via Dickson Lane (off Wellington Street). during regular store hours. Please do not leave items outside. All items that are wet, must be disposed of. 



Alliston Store:
55 Victoria Street West
Alliston, Ontario L9R 2B8
Phone: 705-434-0790
Fax: 705-435-1106

Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday  10am - 4pm

Bradford Store:
95 Holland Street West, Unit 2
Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A7
Phone: 905-778-9058 Ext. 111
Fax: 905-778-9059

Monday open for donations only (by appointment) 9:30am - 4:00pm
Wednesday for in-person shopping - 9:30am - 4:00pm

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