• Clothes Connection & Supply Depot
     
    5308 E. Belknap St.
    Haltom City, TX 76117
    817-547-3990
     
     
    Hours of operation: 
    Open annually during the school year through April 15th
    Tues and Wed from 9:00am to 12:00pm 
    Closed during school holidays and half days 
    Additional hours may be available at the beginning of the school year. 
    See Facebook for more information.
     
    For information regarding school supply distribution, contact your campus counselor, nurse or administrator.
     
     
    What are Clothes Connection and Supply Depot?
    The Birdville ISD Council of PTAs operates two programs to help BISD students from low-income homes: Clothes Connection & Supply Depot.  These programs serve disadvantaged BISD students with school supplies, one shoe voucher, and two (2) clothing orders per year. 
     
    Who qualifies?
    Any family on free or reduced meal plans automatically qualifies for the Clothes Connection program. The confirmation letter received from the BISD Child Nutrition office will be used to determine eligibility.  School personnel needing to make an emergency referral should send email to clothing.connection@birdvilleschools.net.
     
    Please do not show up at Clothes Connection & Supply Depot without your confirmation letter or you will not be able to obtain clothes.
     
    What is available?
    Eligible Students may receive: 
    • one week’s worth of new underwear, new socks, and gently used clothes, once per semester for each qualified student
    • one shoe voucher to Payless Shoesource, once per school year for each qualified student
    • one jacket and one coat, once per year for each qualified student
     
    How do I get the clothing?
    Bring your eligibility letter from the Child Nutrition department to the Clothes Connection during the hours of operation.
    If you have questions about whether your child qualifies, contact your campus nurse or counselor.
     
    How can I help?
    Clothes Connection and Supply Depot are non-profits run entirely by volunteers. They are funded by contributions from BISD employees through payroll deduction, local PTAs, and other donations. We gladly accept donations and volunteers.   
     
     
    Donations Needed
     
    CLOTHING: We accept clean, gently used, school appropriate clothing of all sizes at our facility during regular hours of operation. Donations may also be dropped off at any BISD campus. 
     
     
     
    FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS:  
     
    • Funds donated to the Clothes Connection are used to purchase new socks, new undergarments, clothing items and PayLess Shoe Vouchers.  
    • Funds donated to Supply Depot are used to purchase schools supply packs and backpacks.
     
    Cash or Checks may be sent to:
     BISD Council of PTAs
    6125 E Belknap St
    Haltom City, TX 76117
    Please designate donation for Clothes Connection or Supply Depot
    Thank you for your support!
     
    Clothes Connection and Supply Depot are 501(c)3 non-profit and donations may be tax-deductible; please request a receipt for your records, if needed. 
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      Local PTA Volunteers for
    Clothes Connection/Supply Depot
     
     

    Please send at least two volunteers for your PTA's scheduled workdays throughout the school year. Each campus is scheduled to provide volunteers two or three different times during the school year. All campus volunteers and service organizations are welcome! Community service hours are credited. 

    To schedule a special workday for your school or organization or to get more information, please contact the Clothes Connection VP at 5vp@bisdpta.org or the Supply Depot VP at 6vp@bisdpta.org