Overview

• The Missions Clothing Bank serves anyone in need of immediate clothing.
• It is open to everyone in our church, in our community and in our surrounding communities.
• It offers clothing that is new or gently used, clean and ready to wear.
• The Ebenezer Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) and the Baptist Men/Brotherhood collaboratively operate the Missions Clothing Bank. The spirit of our service is guided by hearts devoted to service.
• When customers visit the Missions Clothing Bank, they will be greeted by the staff on hand and treated with compassion and dignity.

Guidelines and Procedures

• There is a limit to what each customer may take from the Clothing Bank.
• Each person will be offered one clothing item (dress, skirt or pants and a blouse combination, or pants and top combination, or suit) accessories and a pair of shoes per visit. Everything will be subject to availability.
• Agency referrals and walk-ins will be accepted on the scheduled date.

Hours of Operation

* Mondays 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
* On Mondays, the church will be locked.
* There will be a Missions Clothing Bank sign directing the visitors to ring the bell.
* The sign will also have the Operation Hours.
* A member of the Baptist Men/Brotherhood will be in attendance managing the door.
* The Missions Clothing Bank will be closed on days the church is closed.

 

Location

Ebenezer Baptist Church
2nd Floor, Education Building
1010 East 10th Street
Austin, TX 78702

Collection Information

• Items will be collected only when someone is present to accept the clothing.
Bins will be placed in the Fellowship Hall foyer on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings for collection of donated clothing items.

Clothing Items Accepted

• Only new, gently used, clean and ready-to-wear clothing
• Blouses, skirts, pants, jeans, dresses and suits for women
• Shirts, jeans and slacks for men
• Especially, needed: all sizes of children’s and youth clothing.
• Only new and packaged underwear. Swimsuits must be new.
• Tees (tops)
• Long/short sleeved shirts
• Flannel shirts
• Regular sweat shirts
• Hats, coats, boots and shoes (Must be in good condition)
• Purses, backpacks (Must be in good condition)
• Maternity clothing and uniforms (like work, school, boy scouts and girl scouts) accepted

Donated Items
Ebenezer Baptist Church