Supporting our students through your generous donations

NEIU’s Power Closet is supported by donations. We gratefully accept donations from the NEIU community. 

What can be donated?

  • Clean or dry-cleaned professional attire. We appreciate it when the items are on a hanger or neatly folded.
  • New or gently used men’s and women’s dress shoes

What cannot be donated?

  • Ripped or stained clothing
  • Children’s clothing
  • Undergarments
  • Hats
  • Outerwear/coats
  • Gloves
  • Winter scarves
  • Jeans
  • Joggers or sweatpants
  • T-shirts
  • Gym shoes

Where and when are donations accepted?

Power Closet donations are accepted on the Main Campus in Room B119 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Donations are also accepted by appointment by contacting