ESCCA could not operate without clothing donations from community members and school clothing drives. We greatly appreciate and accept new and gently used and school appropriate children’s clothing and coats for children grades K-8.

Our Bin is Open at the JEH building 1500 McDaniel Avenue.

Please see clothing donation guidelines for items. we can take.

Find the Spanish version HERE.


If you are looking for local organizations that take items NOT found on our list, please click here.

Contact your school or organization’s ESCCA liaison for details. You can also bring clothing to our drop off bin outside the District 65 Administration Bldg., 1500 McDaniel, Evanston (located on the west side of the building).


We need monetary donations for the purchase of new shoes, socks, underwear and jeans.  Your donation will be helping over 700 children who receive our services annually. It’s easy to donate via Paypal or credit card online, just click on the icon below to be securely taken to the Paypal website (which also accepts credit cards if you do not have Paypal).

Or you can donate via mail, just enclose a check in any amount payable to ESCCA, and mail to:

Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association (ESCCA)
1500 McDaniel Ave, Evanston, IL  60201

We would be happy to give you information about Tribute and Memorial Gifts and matching gift contributions. Contact us at