donateNYC Partners

donateNYC encourages New Yorkers to support these nonprofit partners in their important reuse activities and social missions:

Career Gear

Career Gear

Career Gear builds strong families and communities by empowering low-income men and helping them to achieve self-sufficiency. Career Gear receives referrals from a diverse network of partner organizations and provides clients with services that help build their confidence—including professional attire, individual support, professional development workshops, and an innovative mentoring program.

donateNYC Partner Fact: Sinces 1999, Career Gear has helped over 35,000 men with professional attire and workforce development training.


Accepted: Please call ahead to ensure that your donation can be accepted.

(Clothing MUST be new or gently used, in style—that is, it will help a man make the best impression at an interview, and clean.)

  • Belts
  • Briefcases
  • Cuff Links
  • Dress Shirts
  • Dress Shoes
  • Overcoats
  • Socks (New, Black or Brown)
  • Suits
  • Ties
  • Tie Clips
  • Toiletries (Only New)
  • Watches

Not Accepted: Any broken, damaged, or incomplete materials.

(Career Gear cannot accept any items not intended for men.)

  • Blazers
  • Casual Clothing
  • Corduroys
  • Dress Pants
  • Hats
  • Jeans
  • Khakis
  • Pajamas
  • Polo Shirts
  • Suitcases
  • Sweaters
  • Tee Shirts
  • Umbrellas
  • Undergarments
  • Vests
  • White Socks

Pick-Up Service: No

Contacts & Location

Career Gear

40 Fulton Street, Suite 701
New York, NY 10038