SMAC Clothing Exchange is NOW OPEN!

Printable (English version) CLOTHING EXCHANGE FLYER (dates/hours of operation included)

We are excited to be in our new location.  

Indian Creek Technology Center offers a larger shopping area, in addition to 

ease of access for our shoppers.

The Clothing Exchange offers gently used clothing and shoes to those within the SMSD boundaries.  All items are clean.  Donations are made possible by SMSD residents. Racks are sorted by item and by size. There are themed racks, as well...Prom dresses, dance dresses, special events, Holiday wear, etc... All are welcome.   When shopping, you may bring your children, however we do ask they be supervised.

HOURS:  The Shawnee Mission Area Council Clothing Exchange is open                                                       each Monday when SMSD schools are in session.  

Morning shopping hours are MONDAY - 9:00-11:00am.   

The second Monday of each month, the center is open for evening shopping ONLY                                           (no morning hours), from 5:00-7:00pm.   

Identification for shopping:  Please be prepared to show ID proving either                                               residency or enrollment. (Driver’s license, utility bill, report card, etc.  Make sure                                      either your address or the school name is listed.  It is required for entry into the shopping area.)

FREE socks & underwear for SMSD Students:   If you have a child enrolled in the                         Shawnee Mission School District, you may receive five pair of socks and five pair underwear                          for each child enrolled, in your family, each semester during the school year (August-Dec / Jan-May).  

Identification for socks & underwear:   Please provide proof of enrollment for                                       each child in a Shawnee Mission School District Program.  This may include one of                                         the following: Report Card, Student ID card, show smart phone Skyward info, a 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.


Indian Creek Technology Center  

located at 4401 W. 103rdSt

Enter thru the back southeast door (gym).   

Please bring your photo ID

The Clothing Exchange is a non-profit organization.

Shawnee Mission Area Council PTA is affiliated with Kansas PTA and the National PTA.

Volunteer with the Clothing Exchange 

The Clothing Exchange is made possible with SMSD PTA volunteers, in addition to monetary donations.

It is staffed 100%, by volunteer parents and families within our district.  

Each PTA Unit in the district donates money to be used to buy new underwear and socks.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Sort donations
  • Hang donations
  • Assist shoppers

Each PTA Unit has an assigned volunteer day, however, anyone is welcome to volunteer more often!

Elementary schools are assigned from 8:30-11:00am

Middle school and High school are assigned evening shifts from 4:30-7:00pm

Tips for volunteering:

  • Arrive 30 minutes before shopping area opens
  • Elementary schools - send 4 volunteers
  • Middle School - 4 volunteers.  If sending students, please ensure one adult for every 2 students
  • High School - send 4 volunteers 
  • It is the responsibility of the volunteers to make arrangements for substitutes.

Do you know of a group needing service hours or interested in a tour? 



Consider bringing your outgrown or unused items to donate.   

Consider adopting us with additional new items; new socks, undi’s, hats, gloves or pj’s 

Consider a clothing drive....or mitten drive...or coat drive...(boots are requested, too)

Please ensure all items are clean and ready to wear!

Tax donation forms are available. 

Donations may be taken to the Center on Mondays only, 8:00am-4:30pm and left outside                           the building, by the Clothing Center doors (back of building, southeast gym doors)

Need help picking up your donations?  Just let us know how we can help you.


To volunteer or make donations outside of normal drop off hours, please email or contact one of the Clothing Exchange Chairs:  

Jill Molina - - 913.636.5601

Sarah Baker - hippyfreak1976@yahoo.com913.706.9958

Merrilyn Shobe - - 913.244.3098

Liz Frederick - - 407.201.1124