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
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Schedule a shift

Volunteer Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 1pm

Volunteer Center:
5100 Lacy Avenue, Raleigh 27609

Dress Kids for Success!

There are 53,000 students in Wake County living in poverty. Your donations provide children well-fitting, weather appropriate clothes to children without.

$1,000 – includes membership to The Children Society of Note in the Pocket

$585 - provides four local children a season's worth of clothing including a winter coat, hat and gloves

$280 - provides two local children a season's worth of clothing

$140 - provides one local child a season's worth of clothing

$25 - provides a winter coat

$14 - provides a pair of shoes

$12 - a month over the course of a year provides a season's worth of clothing to a local child in need.

Will you help us help them?

Sponsors and Partners

Immediate Needs

Boys Sneakers: sizes: 5, 5.5, 7, 7.5
Boys Coats: sizes 14 - 18
Men's Coats: size small (for teenagers)
Boys long sleeve graphic t shirts: sizes 8-14
Girls long sleeve graphic t shirts: sizes 12 and 16
Boys and Girls 3T Tops
Tennis shoes:
Boys: Sizes 1 thru 7
Girls: Sizes 1.5, 2,
Women: Sizes 6, 8.5, 10, 12
Men: Sizes 7.5, 9, 9.5