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Clothing-Goods Donations

If you have clothing or houehold goods to donate as you prepare to leave Korea of if you have children who are outgrowing thier toys/clothes, there are a number of places where you can donate them. Here are some options (for other recycling or second hand stores, click here):

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Itaewon Global Village Center takes donations of clothing, shoes, household items, books, toys, kitchen utensils, small sports equipment, and small household electronics. If you are unsure whether or not something is OK to donate, please contact the Center first (02-2199-8883~4) before coming to drop it off. All donated items must be clean and in good working condition. Broken items or unwashed clothing will not be accepted. Donations can be dropped off anytime during the Center's working hours 9am - 6pm (lunch break 12-1pm) Monday to Friday. Info: 02-2199-8883~4 or itaewon@yongsan.go.kr . Address: Room 504 Hannam Bldg., 211 Itaewon-ro Yongsan-gu, Seoul. Directions: Come out of exit #2 of Itaewon Station (Line#6, Stop 630), walk straight 200m, and look for the Hannam Building which has a 7-Eleven convenience store on the first floor. The center is on the 5th floor of that building.

Yeoksam Global Village Center takes the same donations as described above. Info: 02-3453-9038/9 or yeoksam@sba.seoul.kr. Address: 829-20 Yeoksam 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul. Hours same as Itaewon. Directions: Gangnam Station, Subway line 2, exit, stop 222 (10-minute walk from the station). Walk straight from the exit, turn right at the first traffic light, and walk straight for about 500m. YGVC is on the 5 floor of Yeoksam 1 Culture Center, next to the BMS building.

Hwanghak-dong Flea Market is located near Dongdaemun and offers everything from antiques to used furniture, electronic, pianos, cameras, jewelry and tools – primarily small items at low prices.

Korean Unwed Mothers Families Association (KUMFA) advocates for the rights of unwed mothers and their children in Korea. KUMFA’s goal is to enable Korean women to have sufficient resources and support to keep their babies if they choose, and thrive in Korean society. KUMFA accepts clothing, especially for babies and children as well as some household goods donations. Tel: 02-2682-3376. Email: missmommamia@naver.com. Address: 46 Yeonhuimat-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul.  Map and directions.

Salvation Army - The Provider of Hope's Thrift Stores provides another place where you can donate Products such as clothing, toys, books, furniture etc. They also accept food offerings for their food market which provides assistance to the elderly, the disabled and others in need. At the Provider of Hope Thrift Stores sell recycled clothing, appliances and furniture, and never-used goods donated by individuals and enterprises.For contributions and donations, please call 02-1588-1327. Head Office:02-365-7084

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Last Updated on 2017-02-15

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