NEXT EVENT: NOVEMBER 14TH
(Sign up will be available 14 days prior to the event)
Clothe Me Co-Op (CMC) is a 100% donation-based CHILDREN’S clothing & service ministry of Kenmore Alliance Church made up of volunteers from all over the WNY community. Donations are given to us with the intent of being a blessing, and we exist to bless families throughout WNY with very low/no cost children’s clothing and other items. We carry all sizes and types of items for children from newborn through teens; to include clothing in sizes preemie/newborn to adult large, maternity clothes, shoes, baby/toddler gear, children's books, gently used/new toys, and more.
WE HOLD SHOPPING EVENTS (called distributions)
. Due to the need to socially distance and allow in fewer guests at a time, we will be trying some options for expanding shopping times to allow as many guests as possible to get needed items each month. ONCE A MONTH ON THE 2ND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH
NEXT EVENT: November 14th ( Sign ups are available 14 days prior to each event )
8:00am - 10:30am - BREAK TO RESTOCK - 11:00am-12:30pm
Online sign up is required.
to allow other's an opportunity to attend. ONLY sign up if needed
IF YOU SIGN UP, SHOW UP - please be respectful - all "no shows" take away a slot from others who need to attend and can't. We understand that things happen - If you have an emergency, get sick, someone in your family is sick, or you've been exposed to COVID-19 in the past 14 days, then please delete your reservation (or contact us to help) so others can attend.
CMC is open to the WNY community. We do not ask for ID’s or financial information. We are here to be a blessing, and expect our guests to treat it like the blessing that it is.
Clothe Me Co-Op COVID-19 Shopping Guidelines
ARRIVAL PROCEDURE: Arrive at the BEGINNING of your time slot (5 min early preferred).
Enter building & check in at check-in table.
1 adult per family allowed inside to shop. Please keep children home if at all possible (if with you, they MUST stay with you at all times).
Face mask (covering mouth & nose) required at all times. Glove recommended (both provided for you, if needed). Hand sanitizer also provided in all spaces.
HEALTHY & SAFETY: The health and safety of all our guests and volunteers is vital to us, and we follow all CDC & Erie County Health guidelines...By signing up and attending you attest to the fact that you and anyone living in your household has not tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, had symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or knowingly been in close contact with anyone who has tested positive (or had symptoms) for COVID-19 in the past 14 days. These symptoms include any two of the following: fever, cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.
Follow posted distancing markers, signs, & keep 6 foot social distance from others.
Bring/use your own reusable bags/totes when possible.
Only one person/family at a rack, table, or set of bins at a time. This will ensure 6' distance between shoppers.
All items MUST stay with you at all times. We can not hold baby gear, toys, bags, etc. for you. Please pick up those big items AFTER you have completed all other shopping and bring through checkout with you.
30 minute time limit for shopping whenever time slots are full.
CLOTHES/SHOES PER PERSON:
Standard clothing .25 cents ($1 new with tags) Shoes .50 cents ($2 new with tags)
ONLY 1 pajama per person
LIGHT JACKETS: .50 cents each WINTER JACKETS/SNOW SUITS: $1.00 each
WINTER GEAR: .25 cents each (hats, gloves, scarves)
Holiday outfits $1.00 Holiday casual wear .50 cents Accessories/decor .25 cents
GEAR, TOYS, & FREE ITEMS:
Gear & toys are priced as marked.
Limit of 1 large baby/toddler gear item (stroller, pack n play, etc.) AND 1 large toy (ride on, toddler table, etc.) per family.
Free items limited to 1 bag per family.
CHECKOUT: Bring shopping ticket to checkout station when done. Place donation in box. Change available if needed. CASH ONLY! No one turned away for inability to pay.
Where does the money go? CMC doesn’t fundraise & is self-sustaining. The small donation we ask for clothing, shoes, etc. goes 100% to the operation & continuation of CMC. Also buys the diapers, pull-ups, wipes, socks, underwear, school supplies, etc.; which are all given away.
CURRENT INVENTORY: November & December's distributions will include full Fall/Winter attire, winter gear (coats, hats, gloves, boots), Christmas outfits/casual clothes, Christmas items/decor, new and used toys (with limits).
Contact Us :
KAC Serves Website:
CMC Facebook Page:
Kenmore Alliance Church:
www.kenmorealliance.com 716-876-5570 Related files:
Very important guidelines and information regarding who we are, how distributions works, the shopping guidelines, and suggested donation guide.