Clothing Drive: Saturday, Sept 27 10am - 3pm

As a friend of The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Southern Alberta branch we are excited to share a great opportunity to clean out your closet and support a cause that is dear to your heart.

Kidney Clothes Calgary (a trust that raises funds in support of The Kidney Foundation of Canada) is holding a clothing drive on Saturday, September 27th  and is looking for your gently used items. They accept a wide range of cloth based items including: gently used clothing, footwear, outerwear, purses, fabric, bedding, draperies and sleeping bags.

The clothing drive is on Saturday, September 27th at the Delta Calgary South Hotel (135 Southland Dr SE, Calgary, AB T2J 5X5) from 10am to 3pm. The Kidney Clothes truck will be located in the parking lot right on the corner of Macleod Trail and Southland Drive SE.

Please consider coming out in support of the fight against kidney disease. All proceeds from the sale of this clothing drive benefits The Kidney Foundation of Canada.  If you would like to contact Kidney Clothes Calgary directly please call 1-800-414-3484 or email

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