Whether your suitcase is too full or you don’t wear some of your old clothes anymore, you can always donate them and make somebody happy. Here are some of the places where you can get rid of the clothes you don’t want to keep.
Humana is an NGO that encourages global sustainability by gathering old clothes and then selling them afterward in their secondhand shops. They use the money they earn for social assistance and cooperation programs. Their numerous containers can be found in the streets of Madrid and you can buy their clothes in their shop located Paseo de las Delicias, 55.
MADRID FOR REFUGEES
Madrid for refugees accepts many donations that can help the refugees’ everyday life: toiletries, school supplies, clothes, shoes or household items. However they specify that clothes should be in a reasonably good state (without too many rips, holes or stains) and possess an Acceptable Donations Checklist. You can visit their Facebook page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/Madrid4Refugees/ or their webpage: http://madridforrefugees.org/en/about/
ROPERO CONSUELO ORMO
Along with the Community Church of Madrid, this clothing bank gathers clothes and household items. They are been washed and ironed and then distributed to those who need it. You can bring your old clothes every Wednesday from 10 to 12 and every Thursday from 12 to 2 pm and from 4 to 6 pm at the centro de Acción Social, c/ Noviciado, 5 bis, 1.
Here is the link to their website: http://accionsocialprotestante.org/que-hacemos/ropero-consuelo-olmo/
Located Calle de Velarde, 1 in Malasaña, this vintage shop can buy your old clothing items. There you can also buy secondhand clothes. It is is the ideal place if you want to buy retro jackets or jeans.
Check this link for more info on the best Top shops in Malasaña: http://www.madrideasy.com/top-shop-spots-in-malasana/
If you don’t want to donate your clothes, here are some tips to organize your wardrobe: http://www.madrideasy.com/closet-organization-tips-win-space/