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Circles of Mercy, Hope and Hospitality
Cirlcles Of Mercy a Center for those in need, particularly women and children.

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11 Washington Street, Rensselaer, New York

Catherine’s Closet is now accepting only fall and winter clothing donations...
Please hold your spring and summer clothing donations until April 1, 2020…

Generous Baby Supply Donations by Maria College!
Circles of Mercy is grateful for the recent donation of diapers, wipes, baby supplies and clothing provided by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Maria College.  Assistant Professor Stephanie M. Hutchins, PhD, the Chapter’s Advisor and also a member of the Circles’ Board of Trustees, is pictured here dropping off the contribution…
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“Catherine’s Closet” is a clothing thrift shop offered by Circles which includes “Cate’s Kids/Baby Blessings”, and makes available appropriate clothing and supplies for adults, children and infants.

Clothing grants are given to those clients referred by other social service agencies and the local school districts in the area, who cannot afford to buy their own clothing.

Otherwise we sell clothing for a small donation.  The lowest amount is 25 cents; the maximum item charge is $5.00.  This revenue is used to help cover the cost of renting the space and the utilities for the thrift shop.

Low-income new mothers get a large basket filled with all the new clothing and supply items needed for a newborn baby.  We provide low-income families with diapers and baby wipes for their toddlers monthly, which are a necessity, but a costly needed item.

Shop Hours:
Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm, Tues 10am to 3pm (no weekends).

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