Partnerships with local thrift stores make it possible for area residents needing assistance to receive free clothing. Attire for the entire family can be found at a number of different thrift shops in the area. While there are no eligibility requirements for this program, some locations require a voucher. See this Thrift Stores list for a printable version.
DONORS: Those who would like to donate new or gently used clothing should contact our office. All donations are considered tax deductible by law.
1203 North 6th Street St. Joseph, Missouri 64501
(800) 365-7724 (Missouri residents only)
FAX (816) 364-2304
E-mail: AFL-CIO Community Services
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thrift Store Listing
Free clothing and household items can be obtained at thrift store locations throughout the region. Please note that it is the decision of each agency to determine which items are free.
AFL-CIO Fab-U-Less Finds
St. Joseph, Missouri 64501
Mon thru Fri, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open to public)
*Free clothing or household items (6 items) every three months with an approved voucher. No vouchers accepted after 4:30 p.m. or on Wednesdays.
Mon, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wed, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fri, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
*Free pregnancy test, baby clothes up to size 2, an emergency supply of diapers and formula, maternity clothes.
Tue, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thurs & Sat, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
*Free clothing and household items (infant – size 3X). Call if an emergency.
Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
*Free clothing and other supplies for foster families.
Mon, Thurs, Fri, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
*Free clothing and small household items.
301 North 7th Street St. Joseph, MO
*Free basic kitchen items. Call for assistance. Written referral is required.
2623 Mitchell St. Joseph, MO
Call the church to set an appointment.
*Free clothes closet, sizes newborn through 6th grade.
The Lord’s Store
6520 Carnegie Street St. Joseph, MO
Tue, Thurs, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
*Free clothing, household items, bedding, knick-knacks and small appliances.
Family Worship Center
(Next to John Glenn Elementary)
St. Joseph, MO
Sat, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Woodson Chapel Church
Mon 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Holt Food Pantry
Tues. 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
*Serves Kearney-Holt District only.
Bridge Street Ministries
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
2nd Saturday of each month 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cameron Food Pantry
Mon, Wed, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
*Serves Cameron School District only.Free clothing and some household items.
Adventist Community Services
Wed, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
*Free clothing and household items.
Living Hope Thrift Store
Mon, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wed, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
*Serves all of DeKalb County (except Cameron School District).
Hope House Ministries Thrift Store
Tue & Wed, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thurs & Fri, 12:00 to 4 p.m.
Maryville Ministry Center
Tues, 2-4 p.m.
Thurs, 6-8 p.m.
*Free clothing for immediate household members only (2 times monthly).