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The Clothes Line

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.

Donations can be brought by the Alliston store at any time.  We do ask that you call before coming to make sure that we are not full at the time for safety.  Our number is 705-434-0790. See full policy.  Our Bradford location is currently not accepting any winter clothing donations due to lack of storage.  The Alliston location will take all season clothing still.

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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, CD's, 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
  • VHS or cassette tapes
  • 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

Drop-offs are accepted at the back entrance of The Clothes Line via Dickson Lane (off Wellington Street behind the Dr Kula dentist office). 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 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 10am to 1pm
Wednesday 10am to 4pm
Thursday 10am to 4pm
Friday 1pm to 7pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm

***we are currently only taking fall and winter clothing donations at the Bradford store due to lack of storage space.  We will take them at the Alliston locations

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