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The Cooperative Ministry's Clothing & Furniture Bank supports the organization's mission by assisting low-income individuals and families needing free clothing for work, school, and civil life.

The clothing bank provides free clothing to individuals, families, and any approved agency requesting for clients. Agency requests can be made in person, by mail, telephone, FAX, or email.

Individuals must apply in person.

Intake Process for Individual Clothing Requests

  • Requests must be made in person.

  • Individuals must reside in Richland County.

  • Individuals must have a South Carolina Driver's License or State Identification card and a Social Security card for each person in the household who is receiving clothing.

  • Anyone who is age 18 or older must come in person for clothing.

  • Clients must complete intake paperwork at the clothing bank entrance, which is located at the rear of the property under the covered entranceway.

    • Identification for each clothing recipient will be examined.​

    • Clients will learn about the organization's mission and all other available services.

    • Intake paperwork and clothing needs will be reviewed.

  • Clients will be escorted to the clothing bank store setting, where they can shop for approved clothing needs.​

  • At checkout, a volunteer or staff member will ensure that clothing needs have been met per the intake paperwork. The client will be escorted from the clothing bank area.

  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Intake Process for Furniture Requests

  • The Cooperative Ministry has limited furniture reserved for individuals experiencing property loss from a fire and homeless individuals transitioning to sustainability.

  • Please call (803) 799-3853, ext. 312, or email with requests to ensure availability.

  • Typically, The Cooperative Ministry has tables and chairs, sofas, and occasional bedding.

  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


CLOTHING DONATIONS: We accept clothing bank donations. Please bring items in a large bag or a box.
Hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to Noon.


  • New and gently used furniture donations must be delivered to The Cooperative Ministry's clothing bank Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to Noon. Our staff cannot pick up furniture.

    • Before your delivery, it's best to call ahead and speak with Clothing and Furniture Bank Director Dave Peoples at (803) 799-3853, ext. 312. We cannot accept damaged furniture or items that surpass our storage capacities.

  • The Cooperative Ministry has an ongoing need for tables, chairs, and bedding. The bedding must be clean with no tears and no stains.​

  • The Cooperative Ministry generally doesn't need bookshelves, oversized dressers, or china and curio cabinets.

We are a 501(c)(3); your donations are tax-deductible.


Women’s Plus Size Clothing

Men’s durable pants – khakis and dark jeans

Men’s 2X and larger Clothing

Tables and Chairs



To increase the economic self-sufficiency of people experiencing poverty in the Midlands through crisis assistance and sustainability programs.

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