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“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Teresa
Christmas brings out the spirit of giving. It’s a time to help those who are less fortunate than you. Involve your children also in the activity of giving, to inculcate the spirit of charity and to experience the joy of giving.
Here is a list of places where you can donate warm clothes in the twin city:
Address: R/O, 2-64/58/59, Gulshan Nagar, Beside Florida International School, Behind Punjabi Rasoi Restaurant, Gachibowli Circle, Gachibowli, Hyderabad.
Contact Number: 9640433473, 9640500024
Goonj is a unique resource mobilization initiative, providing clothes and other basic amenities to millions in far flung villages, thereby turning one’s waste into another’s resource. By introducing, “Making clothing a matter of concern”, it was the first organization which highlighted clothing as a basic need which deserved a place on the development agenda for the needy. The organization has developed a value chain for old clothes. Rigorous sorting is done based on gender, size etc. They put extra efforts to collect woolens for which, demand is always more than supply. Please click here for more information.
Address: 1-10-27/32, Prakash Nagar Extension Begumpet, SECUNDERABAD.
Contact Number: 8096645850
Ashraya Foundation has been established by professionals from varied backgrounds, determined to enhance the living standards of the deprived children and women. They accept old clothes (in good condition) to give to the needy. You can also donate educational material like notebooks, pencils, erasers and other stationery items. They also take Health care materials like first – aid kits and other items like story books, comics, plastic and toys. Please click here for more information.
Omsai sevashram / Vivekananda Home for Orphans, Destitute Women and the Elderly
Address: Sy.No 170, Prasanth Nagar Road, Madinaguda, Opp & In Netween Elec. Sub Station, Gautami Vidya Khetra, Serilingampally (M), Hyderabad – 500050
Contact Number: 9246570166
Om Sai Sevashram provides services to the aged, orphaned children and destitute women. The ashram renders various services catering to the needs of the inmates. Right from offering nutritious food to attending to their ailments, medical aid and shelter is also being provided to the bed ridden, financially backward and helpless old people. There are 35 children in the ashram out of which 18 are girls. There are 54 old aged people out of which 45 are women. The children are being given quality education in nearby schools. They accept clothes, books and other educational materials. Please click here for more information.
Amma Social Welfare Association
Address: H. No. 48, LIG – II, B.K, Guda, S. R. Nagar, Hyderabad.
Contact Number: 7416601669, 9666664562
At ASWA, the prime concern is on Child Education & Related Activities. It is not an orphanage but an organization which works for the betterment of various orphanages. They are engaged in the following un-categorized different types of activities: Distribution of bed sheets to homeless; Collecting & Distributing used clothes, toys, books and stationery and providing basic facilities to the government schools. They also collect old clothes to be donated at various other orphanages. Please click here for more information.
Address: House no. 1-1-711/C/1, 1st Floor, Gandhi Nagar, Opp. Vishnu Residency, Hyderabad.
Contact Number: 040 39516340
The Rainbow Home secures the basic rights of the girl child through guaranteed education, nutrition, clothing, health care, recreation, love and support to ensure their reintegration into mainstream Indian society. The girls are enrolled in regular school programs and age appropriate classes, usually after a short period of remedial teaching as well as by a wide volunteer base and ‘buddy programs’ with children/students in more privileged schools. You can donate clothes (especially woolens) napkins, stationery and food. Please click here for more information.
Adarsh Home for orphans
Address: Medipally Village, Near Uppal, Hyderabad.
Contact Number: 8520922012
There are 30 children at Adarsh Home. They accept all kind of clothes, educational materials, food and more.
Address: Plot No. E-4, Near Chowdariguda Gramapanchayathi, Phase-4, Venkatadri Township, Narapally, Uppal.
Contact Number: 9703980075
Friends Foundation is non-profitable organization working for the orphans, destitute, abandon, poor and street children. They have children in the age group of 1.6 years to 15 years. They accept all sorts of help (food, stationery, grocery, etc) along with old clothes and blankets. You can also call and check the availability of pick up person for the donation items. Please click here for more information.
Address: Plot no 168, Old Airport Road, New Bowenpally, Hyderabad – 500011
Contact Number: 040 33925708
Tara Homes provides shelter, clothes and food to the orphan children. They accept all kind of help including old clothes, school kits, uniform, food, etc. They send their collection person to your place if you stay nearby.
Address: Paradise Circle Cross Roads, Near Paradise Restaurant, Secunderabad.
There are more than 100 children and adults at paradise circle. They are less privileged and struggle for their basic necessities of life (food, shelter and clothing). You can directly go and donate your old warm clothes, blankets, other clothes and materials, food, etc.
You can also donate your old clothes and warm clothes to your maid or watchman. They are the people around you and are of immediate help for you. It always feels good to give old clothes for their children and families. You can keep the old clothes in your car whenever you travel. If you see any needy on the roadside, you can donate these clothes to him/her immediately.