Northeast Pierce County Regional Resource Spotlight: Back to School Clothing, Supplies

Community volunteer Monica Gaub has just released the updated Northeast Pierce County Regional Resource Guide for Fall 2013, supporting the areas of Sumner, Bonney Lake, Buckley and beyond.

The Northeast Pierce County Resource Guide focuses on basic needs and ways to get involved in the community through community service and support through donations. 


Bonney Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church Clothing Bank, 11503 214th Ave S., Bonney Lake; 253-862-8620; www.blsda.com 

  • Serves: Adults and children, providing clothing, household products, toiletries, diapers, and more. 
  • Open: First & Third Mondays only, 9am to 11am (donations accepted between 8am and noon). 
  • Donate: Good condition adult and children’s clothing, bedding, unopened toiletries & cleaning products. 
  • Volunteer: Sort and organize clothing. 

Lions 4 Kids House, 18429 89th St. E., Bonney Lake (behind Grocery Outlet); 253-447-3844; www.lions4kids.com 

  • Serves: Children of all ages, providing clothing, school supplies & personal care items in the Sumner, Orting, White River, Carbonado, & Dieringer School Districts. Referral required. Also does Prom Project. 
  • Open: Hours vary depending on time of year – please call – referral is required. 
  • Donate: Good condition children’s clothing, new underwear and socks, toiletries & school supplies. 
  • Volunteer: Sort clothing, help children choose clothing, building maintenance, yard work, haircutters, & special events. 

Donald Loomis Memorial Clothing Bank, 240 C Street, Buckley; 360-825-5696 

  • Serves: School-age children & adults in the White River and Carbonado School Districts. 
  • Open: Every Wednesday 1pm – 3pm, first Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm, & 1st & 3rd Saturdays 10am – 12pm. 
  • Donate: Gently used clothing, shoes, coats, backpacks, and new underwear and socks. 
  • Volunteer: Sort and organize clothing. 

St. Francis House, 322 7th St. S.E., Puyallup; 253-848-3618; www.stfrancishouse.net 

  • Serves: Families living below poverty line; provides furniture, clothing, household goods, & ESL classes. 
  • Open: Tues., Wed., & Thurs 11:30am – 2:30pm, Friday evenings 6:30pm – 9pm. 
  • Donate: Furniture, appliances, clothing, household items, money. 
  • Volunteer: At their clothing bank, a meal site in Puyallup, or at an ESL class. 

Plateau Outreach Ministries Clothing Bank, 1806 Cole St., Enumclaw, 360-802-2220; www.plateauoutreach.com 

  • Serves: Residents of Buckley, Bonney Lake, Carbonado, Wilkeson, South Prairie, & Enumclaw 
  • Open: Wednesdays 9:30 am – 12 noon. Clothing Provided through POM’s More Pennies From Heaven Thrift Store 
  • Donate: Clothing and household items that support the thrift store 
  • Volunteer: Donation sorter, cashier, or pricer. Contact volunteer@plateauoutreach.com 

TLC Clothing Outreach, Buckley Location: 253-569-0051, Wilkeson Location: 253-314-2540 https://www.facebook.com/TLCClothes, e-mail: tlcclothingoutreach@outlook.com, 

  • Serves: Children and adults (newborn – adult plus sizes) in Buckley, Carbonado, Wilkeson, South Prairie, Bonney Lake, Enumclaw, Black Diamond, and Auburn.
  • Open: By appointment. Requestors should include information about sizes and gender. 
  • Donate: Gently used clothing, shoes, coats and diapers. 
  • Volunteer: Sort and organize clothing 
Guide Note: Every attempt was made to provide accurate and inclusive information. This is not intended as a guide to recreation or all non-profits and service groups. To update the information or include new services in Northeast Pierce County (White River, Sumner, Carbonado, and Orting School Districts), please e-mail Monica Gaub at gaublins@msn.com.

This resource guide is a volunteer service project and not affiliated with a specific agency or organization. To view the full guide with information about everything from food, clothing, transportation, health care, domestic violence and more, click the PDF with this story. 

The guide is also available online at the following sites:

(This latest version was updated in Fall 2013).

Patch Editor's Note: Should errors or omissions be found, please also include corrections or news of other services in our comments area.


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