Ann Arbor’s Briarwood Mall hosting donation drive for Earth Day

Earth Day is on April 22

Women's clothing on a rack. (Pixabay)

ANN ARBOR – Briarwood Mall is marking Earth Day this year by partnering with a local branch of a global charity organization for a donation drive for community members in need.

The drive will be hosted in partnership with Dress for Success Michigan, which provides low-income women with professional attire to help advance their careers.

Here’s a list of items that will be accepted:

  • Interview appropriate clothing including suits, pants, skirts, blouses, and blazers
  • Modern jewelry and handbags
  • Professional shoes
  • Un-opened makeup and beauty products
  • Unwanted gift cards

According to the event’s website, all accessories and clothing should show minimal signs of wear.

The following items will not be accepted:

  • Athletic clothing
  • Heavy coats and bulky fabrics
  • Denim and leather
  • Items with visible signs of wear

Community members can donate their gently used items at the mall in the Macy’s wing on Friday, April 22 from 1-4 p.m.

Those who donate items will receive a reusable shopping tote, while supplies last.

Briarwood Mall is located at 100 Briarwood Circle.

About the Author:

Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.