SUNY Canton Seeks Donations for Online Clothing Fair

CANTON, NY (03/12/2018) SUNY Canton is accepting gently used professional attire for their annual clothing fair, which, for the the first time, will be held online.

"We are expanding the fair to service our entire student body-both on-campus and online-and members of the local community via the internet," said Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Support Services, Molly A. Mott. "We are also providing student volunteers with real-world skills and retail experience by allowing them to run an online storefront."

Community members may drop off donations at 49 Main Street in Canton during the following days and times:

• March 19 and 26 from 10 a.m. to noon

• March 22 and 29 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

• March 24 and 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Organizers request that donors use the parking lot to the right of Hodskin Street and utilize the back entrance. The following items are being requested:

  • Men's and women's professional suits
  • Collared shirts
  • Blouses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Dress shoes; no sneakers or athletic shoes
  • Scrubs
  • Dress pants
  • Blazers and dress jackets
  • Sweaters
  • Ties
  • Scarves
  • Dress socks, nylons and tights in original packaging

The website,, will be available exclusively to SUNY Canton students from April 16-21. Community members will be able to browse clothing from April 23-28. All items are free of charge.

For more information, contact the SUNY Canton Career Services Office at (315) 386-7119.