Please go to this link to sign up to help in the clothing center.
The Clothing Center of the Shawnee Mission Area Council PTA
Arrowhead Administration Building
(A few blocks south of SM Pkwy on Santa Fe)
The Shawnee Mission Clothing Center is open each Monday that the SMSD schools are in session. Morning shopping hours are 9:00 to 11:00 am. On the second Monday of each month, the center is open for evening shopping only, from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Please see the schedule on the back page for specific days and hours. Please see the schedule on the attachments below.
IDENTIFICATION YOU WILL NEED TO BRING
Identification for shopping:
The purpose of this center is to supplement the clothing needs of people who live within the boundaries of the Shawnee Mission School District. If you have a child attending a Shawnee Mission school or you live within the Shawnee Mission District boundaries, you may shop at no charge at the Clothing Center. You may bring your children, but you are responsible for their supervision. Please come prepared to show ID proving either residency or enrollment. (Driver’s license, utility bill, report card, school ID, etc. Make sure either your address or the school name is listed.)
Identification required for socks and underwear:
If you have a child enrolled in the Shawnee Mission School District, you may get five pairs of socks and underwear for each child enrolled in your family once a school year (August through May.) To receive these, you must provide proof of enrollment for each child in a Shawnee Mission Program. This may be one of the following: Report Card, Student ID card, letter from school nurse, secretary, principal or program such as ELL or Head Start. Proof of enrollment must show a family member name and school or program name.
About Our Staff
The clothing center is operated entirely by volunteers from the Shawnee Mission Area Council PTA. It is stocked with donations of gently used clothing from PTA clothing drives and private donations. If you would like to donate, please send clothing that is clean and ready for wear. Donations may be taken to the center between 8:00-4:30 on Mondays only, and left outside the building at the center door in the circle drive. Please do not leave donations on other days without prior arrangement with a chairperson. Donation receipts are available for tax purposes during normal clothing center hours. (See attached schedule below.)
Shawnee Mission Area Council PTA is affiliated with Kansas PTA and the National PTA.
The Clothing Center is a non-profit organization.