Red Cross branches throughout the country collect second-hand clothing, which is sold in Red Cross stores or made available free of charge to those in need. In the capital area, the Icelandic Red Cross collects second-hand clothing in collaboration with “Sorpa” recycling centres. In all of “Sorpa’s” recycling centres (see www.sorpa.is for information) you can find a container from the Clothing Collection Service of the Icelandic Red Cross. The containers are white and are clearly marked.
Do you need clothing?
Clothing is provided free of charge for those in need every Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. at the Clothing Service Centre of the Red Cross located in Laugavegur 116.
All branches of the Red Cross provide clothing free of charge to those in need, all you need to do is to contact them.
Want to buy second-hand clothing?
Second-hand clothing items are sold at Red Cross stores located in Laugavegur 12, Laugavegur 116 and Mjóddin in Reykjavík, Strandgata 24 in Hafnarfjörður, Borgarbraut 4 Borgarnes, Fjarðarbraut 48 Stöðvarfjörður, Eskifjörður, Egilsstaðir, and Hornafjörður. Additionally, second-hand clothing can be bought at the Akureyri branch of the Red Cross located at Viðjulundur 2 and other branches (please contact your local branch for information).
For further information please contact the Clothing Service Centre at Skútuvogi 1 Reykjavík, (telephone: 587 0900, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Head office of the Icelandic Red Cross (telephone: 570 4000, e-mail: email@example.com).