Camille's Closet & Theo's Threads

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About

Camille's Closet and Theo's Threads is dedicated to collecting new and gently worn formal wear, shoes and accessories to provide them free of charge to middle and high school students who would otherwise be unable to afford them. 

We provide young people with a safe and caring "shopping" experience and volunteers to help them find a dress or outfit they will love. Shopping dates are scheduled for March 2020.

Formal Wear Drive Information

Time Frame and Items Needed

The 2020 formal wear drive will run January 27 to February 28.

Monetary donations are also being accepted to purchase the following items: accessories, shoes, and plus size dresses. Donate now! No amount is too small. $5 is a pair of earrings, $10 is simple clutch, $20 can purchase shoes.

Collection Sites

  • Greensboro Cultural Center - 200 N. Davie St.
    • Drop off times: Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 am - 8 pm; Weekends 1-6 pm
    • Items can dropped off on the 2nd floor, near the building manager's office.
  • Polliwogs Children's Boutique - 1722 Battleground Ave.
    • Drop off times: Mondays through Fridays, 10 am – 5:30 pm
  • Brown Recreation Center - 302 E. Vandalia Rd.
    • Drop off times: Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 am to 12 pm and 2-8 pm; Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm
  • Leonard Recreation Center - 6324 Ballinger Rd.
    • Drop off times: Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 am to 7 pm

Donation Guidelines

Items donated must be purchased or worn between 2010-2019 and follow the guidelines below. Items that do not fit these guidelines will not be accepted.

Formal Wear

  • We are especially in need of plus sized dresses/gowns, dress shirts, and slacks/pants.
  • Garments must be free of stains, snags, rips, and tears.
  • All zippers, buttons, and snaps must be on garment in working condition.
  • All accents such as beading or jewels must be on the garment.

Shoes

  • Shoes must have all laces, buckles, and snaps.
  • All accents such as jewels or beading must be on the shoes.
  • Shoes must be free of stains, rips, and tears.

Accessories

  • Jewelry clasps and backs must be in working condition.
  • Purse zippers, snaps, and clasps must close.
  • Place any sets in the same bag or box
  • Items that are tarnished or discolored will not be accepted.

Shopping Day Information

Shopping days will take place in March 26-27 from 5:30-7:30 pm both days. The location will take place at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St.

Partners and Sponsors

Margie Motsinger - Cheshire Center

For more information or to receive a dress, call 336-373-4351 or e-mail us

 5301 Hilltop Rd.