GUFW Collection Drive and Volunteer Week
Help thousands of Chicagoland kids stay safe & warm this winter
Without basics like boots and a warm winter coat that fits, kids can’t safely go outside to play. They don’t feel valued. Join us from Monday, October 25 through Saturday, October 30, and donate your children’s gently-used winter clothing items to our Gear Up for Winter Collection Drive!
Volunteer & Make an Impact
Help us sort through our donations for quality to keep Chicagoland kids safe and warm this winter! Join us as a Gear Up for Winter volunteer—at The Giving Factory or by hosting a drive in your community. Email email@example.com to get involved!
Ways To Give
- Winter Coats and Warm Clothing sizes newborn to adult medium
- Winter Boots sizes infant/toddler 5 to adult 10
- Winter Hats, Gloves, Scarves
- Pajamas sizes 2T to adult medium
Donate your new and gently used children’s items at one of our six drop-off locations across the city and suburbs in Logan Square, Buffalo Grove, Highwood, Naperville, South Side Chicago, and now—Downer’s Grove!
Community Volunteer Days
Join volunteers of all ages as we come together to collect, sort, inspect and pack donations collected from your local community — in The Giving Factory® in Logan Square or donate goods by shopping online!
Items We Accept
Please ensure that your gently-used donations are high-quality; not ripped, stained, broken, or missing pieces. Please review the standards below to ensure we can distribute your donation to a deserving child.
October 25 – 30, 2021
1300 North Arlington Heights Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
455 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL 60015
Mondays through Fridays 5 AM – 7:30 PM, Saturdays, and Sundays 7 AM- 12:30 PM
711 59th Street Downers Grove, IL 60516
430 Asbury Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202
Mondays through Fridays 8:30 PM-6 PM, Saturdays and Sundays 8:30 AM – 3 PM.
2100 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026
Mondays closed, Tuesdays through Sundays 9:30 AM-5 PM
102 Highwood Ave. Highwood, IL 60040
Lincoln Park: Reebie Storage and Moving Co.
2325 N Clark St, #300, Chicago, IL 60614
Mondays through Sundays 8AM – 10PM
Lincoln Square: Timeless Toys
4749 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Mondays through Saturdays 10AM–6PM and Sundays 10AM–4PM
4141 W. George St. Chicago, IL 60641
Logan Square: Tula Yoga Studio
2827 W Belden Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Mondays 8:00AM–9:00PM, Tuesdays through Thursdays 6AM-9PM, Fridays 8AM–8PM,
Saturdays 8:00AM–1:00PM, and Sundays 8:00AM–6:30PM
2367 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647
Mondays through Thursdays 9AM-10PM, Fridays 9AM to 9PM
Saturdays and Sundays from 9AM to 5PM
Naperville: Bank of America
1301 E. Ogden Ave. Naperville, IL 60563
15624 Central Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452
Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM and Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Oak Lawn: Oak Lawn Park District Community Pavilion
9401 Oak Park Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Mondays through Fridays 6AM–9PM and Saturdays and Sundays 7AM–5PM
834 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301
Mondays through Thursday 9 AM-9 PM, Fridays 9 AM-6 PM, Saturdays 9 AM-5 PM, and Sundays 12 PM-5 PM
1754 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
Mondays through Fridays 3-7PM, Fridays CLOSED, Saturdays 10AM-2PM, and Sundays from 12PM-3PM.
4455 N Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625
Mondays through Thursdays 9 AM-8 PM, Fridays and Saturdays 9 AM-5 PM, Sundays 1 PM-5 PM
429 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30AM–5:30PM, Wednesdays 8:30AM–7PM
Saturdays 8:30AM–4:30PM And Sundays 11AM–3PM
Roscoe Village: Kangaroo Kids
4161 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
Mondays 10AM–3PM, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1–5:30PM, Thursdays and Fridays 12–5:30PM, Saturdays 11AM–5PM, and Sundays 1PM-5PM
1600 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
Mondays CLOSED, Tuesdays 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, and Wednesdays through Sunday:12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
6330 S. Stony Island Ave. Chicago, IL 60637
2337 West North Ave, Chicago, IL 60641
Sundays & Mondays: Not open