How You Can Support Spreading Threads Clothing Bank and Tucson’s Foster Children
There are many ways you can help support the Spreading Threads Clothing Bank and foster children in Tucson and Southern Arizona. You can donate clothing, donate funds, become a sponsor for Spreading Threads, or donate your time through volunteerism. Learn more about the different ways you can help below.
Donating Clothing and Hygiene Products
You can make donations of clean, gently-used clothing or new clothing for children from infants to teens age 18. We are especially in need of clothing for school age children. Spreading Threads Clothing Bank is in need of the following for boys and girls of all ages:
- Jeans, Trousers, Slacks, Dress Pants, Etc.
- Shirts, Polos, Button Ups, T-shirts, Etc.
- Underwear, Socks, Bras, Etc. (These must be new)
- Tennis Shoes, Dress Shoes, Sandals, Flip Flops, Etc.
- Jackets, Coats, Sweaters, Etc.
- Summer Wear Such as Shorts, Tank Tops, Swimsuits, Etc.
- Diapers, Wipes, Burp Clothes, Etc.
- Backpacks, School Supplies, Books, Toys, Etc.
- Hygiene Products such as Shampoo, Deodorant, Makeup, Bath Soap, Etc. (These items must be new)
Where to Donate Clothing and Supplies
Donations of clothing and supplies can be taken to:
2945 N. Flowing Wells
Tucson, AZ 85705
Spreading Threads Clothing Bank DOES NOT have the ability to pick up donations. You must deliver donations to our donation bin at 2945 N. Flowing Wells, Tucson, AZ 85705. The donation bin is located in the front of the property on the Northeast corner.
Please leave donations in the BLUE DROP BIN. There you will also find tax receipts and literature about Spreading Threads Clothing Bank.
You can also watch our Clothing Bank Events page for upcoming Spreading Threads events where you can make donations as well.
In addition to donations of clothing and supplies, Spreading Threads Clothing Bank graciously accepts monetary donations as well to help cover the needs of our foster children, kinship families, and adoptive families. You can feel good knowing your donations go directly to assist local children in Tucson and Southern Arizona in need and that you can make a difference in the life of a child.
Spreading Threads is an Arizona-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization as well as a Qualifying Foster Care Charitable Organization (QFCO). This means you can increase your charitable tax donation for a dollar-for-dollar reduction of your Arizona State Tax liability. Individuals may donate up to $500 each year while married couples filing jointly may donate up to $1,000.
The Arizona Foster Care Charitable Tax Credit is separate from other tax credits. What this means is you can donate both ways to Spreading Threads to further reduce your state tax liability. The federal tax ID number for Spreading Threads Clothing Bank is 83-1151614 and our State of Arizona QFCO code is 10056.
There are several ways you can donate money to Spreading Threads Clothing Bank. You can donate online or mail a check. All monetary donations are eligible for tax credit.
You can make a monetary donation online using a debit or credit card. Just click the link here to donate now!
Sending a Check
Donations can also be made by check and mailed to:
P.O. Box 86182
Tucson, AZ 85754-6182
More About Arizona Tax Credits
The Arizona Foster Care Charitable Tax Credit is separate from the Qualifying Tax Credit as well as the Private School Tuition Tax Credit, Public School Tax Credit, and the Military Family Relief Fund Tax Credit. You can utilize all five tax credits concurrently to reduce your state tax liability.
To claim this tax credit, Spreading Threads must receive your online contribution by midnight, April 15 (Tax Day) of the following tax year. If donating by U.S. mail, contributions must be postmarked by April 15 (Tax Day) and be sent to the address above.
Consult with your tax professional to learn more.
In addition to direct giving, Spreading Threads Clothing Bank is always looking for partners and sponsorships for events as well. We host many events throughout the year. If you would like to sponsor an event, partner with us, or sponsor Spreading Threads Clothing Bank as a business, we’d love to talk to you!
You can call us at (520) 971-3237 to learn more or contact us through our website here.
In addition to donating and giving through the above methods, Spreading Threads Clothing Bank offers volunteer opportunities as well. We host many events throughout the year and can use volunteers for everything from registering attendees to helping sort clothing donations. We can even help you organize a clothing drive for Spreading Threads through your group or organization.
If you or your organization would like to volunteer for Spreading Threads Clothing Bank, please call us at (520) 971-3237 to learn more or contact us through our website here.