“I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.” – Matthew 25:36

The Crisis

There are 2.1 million children under the age of 18 living in Liberia. Decades of conflicts and the recent Ebola epidemic have negatively affected the lives of children – many have been displaced from their home and lost parental care. Less than 68 per cent of Liberia children finish primary school. In many cases the parents can’t afford the extra costs – transport, clothing, school books and materials of schooling.

Our Approach 

Our goal is to provide clothing assistance to poor children and families in Liberia and across Africa. We accept donation of used clothes, shoes, and other household stuff like computer, and mattresses that are in good condition. When you donate your used clothes, shoes, and mattresses to the Delano King Foundation, you create an opportunity for poor children and families in Liberia, and across Africa to smile, and appreciate the goodness of God.

How to Donate

Step 1: Gather Your Stuff

Walk around your home and collect items you and your family no longer need — shirt, pants, dress, shoes, toy, computer, children cloths, etc.

Step 2: Give Them A Look Over

Donating items that are in working condition, contain all their pieces and parts, and are free of stains and rips is the best way to ensure that your donation do the most good. While we accept most clothing and household items, there are a few things we can’t accept – such as items that have been recalled, banned or do not meet current safety standards.

Step 3: Schedule A Pickup Date

To schedule a pickup date, go to our form and complete the requested information. You can also email pickup@delanokingfoundation.org or call 302-746-6476. Our Pickup Service will collect tax-deductible contributions of usable clothing and household items right at your curb.

Taxes and Your Donations

When we pick up your donations, you’ll receive a receipt from a donation attendant. Hang on to this receipt – at the end of the year, you can claim a tax deduction for clothing and household items that are in good condition. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service requires you to value your donation when filing your return.

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