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FAQ

Donations

What kind of items do you collect?

We collect gently used or new coats. While all sizes are needed, we especially need children’s coats and men’s and women’s extra large coats.

Do you collect anything other than coats?

We only collect coats. We are unable to accept rain boots, rain coats, snow boots, ski pants, hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves.

Where do I donate my coats?

All Dependable Cleaners location in the Denver metro or Boulder area will accept your donated coats. See our list of locations.

When can I donate my coats?

You can drop off coats during normal business hours at any Dependable Cleaners location in the Denver metro or Boulder area between October 1 and November 30.

Can you pick up the coats I collect?

Due to limited resources we are unable to pick up coats. If, however, you have hundreds of coats and a problem getting them to us, please email us at serviceone@dcleaners.com with your request.

Tax Status

Are my donations tax deductible?

Dependable Cleaners – Coats for Colorado is a charitable organization as described in IRS Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code. You should consult with your tax advisor about whether you may deduct your contributions.

Non-Profit Distributions

Who receives the coats?

We distribute coats to more than one hundred non-profit agencies by appointment. If you are a non-profit agency interested in scheduling an appointment, please call 303-777-2673 and press 4, or send us an email at serviceone@dcleaners.com.

I represent a non-profit organization. How can we receive coats?

Please call 303-777-2673 and press 4 to schedule an appointment. Appointments are on Tuesday mornings between 9 a.m. and noon at the Dependable Cleaners warehouse at 1701 South Broadway. Distributions begin the 3rd week in October and generally run through the end of November. You must possess proof of IRS Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization status.

What should our organization bring the day of our scheduled distribution?

You MUST bring proof of your 501(c)(3) status. YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED WITHOUT IT. The person whose name the appointment is under also must be in attendance.

Can schools get coats for students in need?

Yes, please call 303-777-2673, and press 4 to make an appointment.

How Can I help

How can I help with Coats for Colorado?

We encourage schools, organizations, businesses, neighborhoods, etc. to host coat collections. Please call 303-777-2673, and press 4 for information about Coats for Colorado and to leave your contact information, or visit the How to Help page here.

Can I display your poster?

Yes. There are 8.5" x 11" and 11” x 17” posters that are available for free download for anyone who would like to collect coats. Download your poster by clicking on your size above.

Can you pick up the coats I collect?

Due to limited resources we are unable to pick up coats. If, however, you have hundreds of coats and a problem getting them to us, please email us at serviceone@dcleaners.com with your request.

Contact Coats For Colorado

How can I contact Coats for Colorado?

Direct your inquiries by email to Dependable Cleaners or call us at 303-777-2673 and press 4 for information about Coats for Colorado. You can also reach us by email at serviceone@dcleaners.com.