Dress a Child

This summer, 2018, we are collaborating with several organizations and agencies to bring “2nd Chances Kids Community Closet” to three locations in Aroostook County. This “Community Closet” will provide new and gently used clothing to ANY child in Aroostook County in need, free of charge. There is no application process.

Working with Aid for Kids, ACAP, TAMC, Presque Isle Housing Authority, JMG-Caribou, Adopt a Block of Aroostook, and Katahdin Trust Company, United Way of Aroostook will provide back-to-school clothes to children in need in Aroostook County.

Donations of gently used children’s clothing and shoes are currently being accepted at United Way’s office (830 Main St, Presque Isle), Adopt a Block of Aroostook (307 Military St, Houlton), Presque Isle Housing Authority Office (58 Birch Street), or ANY ACAP office throughout the County.

“Pop-Up” shops will be held the in the following locations/dates/times for families to come “shop” for back to school clothes for their child(ren).

  • July 26 & 27, 9AM-3PM: Presque Isle Housing Authority Community Center
  • August 8, 9AM-3PM: Fort Kent’s ACAP Office on 40 Alfalfa Avenue
  • August 18th, 9AM-3PM: Adopt a Block of Aroostook’s 10th Anniversary Celebration, 307 Military Street.

If you would like more information or to make a donation in support of this program, please call our office at 764-5197.