Clothe-A-Child clothing pick-up instructions.

All clothing is to be picked up from our Headquarters location at:

4300 Indianola Avenue

Columbus, OH 43214

Remain in your car and we will bring the clothing to your car. Please check all clothing before leaving the parking lot. We cannot accommodate any returns or exchanges once your leave our parking lot.

Do not bring your children. Please leave them in school.

Do not bring pets.

Your or your dec

Statue Lauds Charity Newsies’ Long History of Community Support

An article by Tanisha Thomas posted on June 15, 2018 in the Columbus Dispatch.  On June 15, 2018 Charity Newsies unveiled the “Newsboy” statue to commemorate 110 years of providing school clothes to children in need.

Charity Newsies Gear Up for New School Year Distributing Kids Clothes


An article in the Columbus Dispatch by Jim Woods discusses Charity Newsies gearing up for the 2016/2017 school year.


Charity Newsies Continue Helping Those With Back-To-School Clothing Needs

Check out this video from ABC6OnYourSide!

♥ ♥ ♥ Please note:  Per the article below the video, Charity Newsies does not provide “other needed school items not in stock.”  We do provide vouchers for uniforms that we do not have in stock.  We also do not take applications online.  Our application process must be done in person.  For more information on this three step process click here.


2016 President, John Umpleby talks with 10TV about application process

John Umpleby 7-9-2016 on 10TV

On July 9th, 2016, President John Umpleby sat down with Karina Novich on 10TV informing them that the application process is now underway for the 2016/2017 school year.

Click below to see full interview.


2016 Human Service Champions

2016 Human Service Champion Award


On Thursday, June 23, 2016 the Charity Newsies were the recipients of the 2016 Human Service Champions in the Family and Children category from the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County.   The Charity Newsies were recognized for their commitment to their mission and how they strengthen and enhance the lives of children.  John Umpleby, 2016 President, accepted the award on behalf of the organization.

Thank you to the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County for this wonderful honor!




Pictured:  E.J. Thomas, Chair, Board of Directors, Human Service Chamber of Franklin County; John Umpleby, 2016 President, Charity Newsies; LaTonga Malone-Smith, Executive Director, Human Service Chamber of Franklin County

The Columbus Marathon – Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who helped at the
2015 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon!

Oktoberfest Race – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who helped at the
2015 Oktoberfest Meiler Vier!

Emerald City Race – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who helped at the
2015 Emerald City Race!

Member Golf Outing – Thank You!

Thank you to all that came out to support this year’s Member Golf Outing!

A special Thank You to our Sponsors!


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