Our Mission

We provide clothing to impoverished and homeless children in Wake County.

Note in the Pocket believes it is unacceptable that children are limited in their educational and social development because they do not have appropriate clothes for school.

Donate Clothing

Find a donation drop-off location

  • HIGH QUALITY USED or NEW school clothes & shoes
  • Adult clothes appropriate for older students
  • NEW socks and underwear
  • NO unbagged items
  • NO hangers, please!


Learn about volunteer opportunities

Register as a volunteer

Schedule a shift

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday 10am - 2pm

Volunteer Center:
5100 Lacy Avenue, Raleigh 27609

Dress Kids for Success!

There are 51,000 students in Wake County living in poverty. Your donations provide children well-fitting, weather appropriate clothes to children without.

$361.50 - Provides a year's worth of clothing to a child in need (includes a winter coat, hat and gloves)

$165.50 - Provides warm weather clothing and shoes to a child in need

$33.75 - Provides five tops to a child in need

$14.00 - Provides a pair of shoes to a child in need

Will you help us help them?

Sponsors and Partners

Immediate Needs


Pant sizes 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11.

Note in the Pocket has designed a Teen Board program for dynamic, service-oriented students, who will develop leadership skills, community service and develop fundraisers to help Note in the Pocket.

To be considered for a position on the Teen Board, submit an application and references no later than April 30, 2016.

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