We are temporarily closed due to moving to the McKinkey Mall – 3701 McKinley Pkwy, Blasdell, NY 14219

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“No act of kindness, no matter how small,
is ever wasted.”


We offer all items we have in stock FREE to Foster/Kinship/1017 Families


Upcoming Event

Wny new event 2023
Thank you for your support of the WNY Foster Closet!
Any questions please call Cheryl 716-984-7642

The Sandra Crocker Birthday Room is now open!

When you come in to shop you’ll fill out a birthday post card to be mailed, by us, to the birthday child the month of their birthday.   They bring that post card in, they can unlock the birthday room and choose any 1 toy, gift cards for teens, that they want! Come on in for an exciting surprise!

  • Room funded by donations in memory of Sandra Crocker.
  • Toys sponsored by the Dolce Panepinto Law Firm.

WNY foster closet birthday room
WNY foster closet birthday room

Our Mission

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Donations may be dropped off during open hours and must follow our guidelines.

Please make sure clothing is clean, no stains or holes and not older than 5 years!

What we keep and appreciate being donated:

  • New or EXCELLENT condition clothing, pajamas and footwear, these items should still look like they would currently be sold at your favorite shopping store.
  • We keep current season sizes from Preemie to Adult 3X
  • Off season we keep Preemie through Kids XL
  • Underwear and Socks MUST be new and in original packaging
  • Blankets and crib sheets must not have any rips, holes or stains and purchased within the last few years.  We do not accept hospital blankets
  • Infant seats, swings, walkers, exersaucers, pack-and-plays should have been purchased within the last 10 years and should still be in EXCELLENT condition
  • Diapers, wipes, lotions, creams, shampoos, conditioners, hair products, brushes and combs, must all be new and in original packaging
  • Belts, hats, purses, wallets, back-packs must follow the EXCELLENT condition rule along with it being something that would still currently be sold at your favorite shopping store
  • Car seats CANNOT have been in an accident and CANNOT be expired.  Please check the manufacture date before donating as we need to be CONFIDENT that it will keep a child safe
  • Toys must be new so that there aren’t any missing parts and nothing is broken or damaged.

What should you donate elsewhere?

  • Items that have specific logos from school or local youth sports/group teams, vacation souvenir shirts, anything with a skull on it, etc., private school clothing
  • Alcohol and drug related shirts
  • Shirts without a positive saying on it
  • Prom and formal dresses
  • Family reference shirts, mom, dad, aunts, grandma, etc.
  • Comforters, crib bumpers, room decor
  • Maternity clothing, breast pump and related items
  • Household items
  • Bath robes
  • Grandpa and Grandma’s clothing, although we love G & G,  teens aren’t a fan of their clothing.

Meet The Founder


Cheryl Flick | 716-984-7642

Meet Your Volunteers

Tara | Nichole | Cheryl | April | Brittany


Current Needs

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  • New Toys
  • $25 Gift Cards for Teens
  • Black Hair Care Products
  • New Hygiene Products
  • New/Gently Used Good Quality Sneakers
  • New underwear (sizes-2t-adult)
  • New socks(kids-adults)
  • New Clothing (newborn-adult)

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Contact Us

Donations accepted through PayPal at @fosterlovecloset