God's closet

Closed May and June
We will be open for donations and customers on Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 9am-12pm except during May, June and early July.

God's Closet
A Ministry of the First Methodist Church.

Mission Statement:
With God's guidance, our mission is to help provide the basic needs of the school children of Philadelphia/Neshoba County.

The Methodist Women of First Methodist Church in Philadelphia, MS have had a vision of providing the basic needs for local school-age children.

God's Closet has been created to provide uniforms, clothing, and some school supplies at no cost to area children in Philadelphia and Neshoba County. Proof of residency and proper identification are required for registration.


Mary Louise Blanks

(601) 604-7386

584 East Main Street
Suite C-2
Valley View Shopping Center
Philadelphia, MS 39350

Hours of Operation:
God's Closet is open for donations and shopping
on Saturday mornings from 9:00am to 12:00pm.
Customers will be able to shop in the store
according to guidelines which will be posted.
Parents are encouraged to donate gently used uniforms which
have been outgrown.

God's Closet will accept donations from the community to stock their shelves. Clothing should be clean and gently worn without visible stains or tears. Donations can include the following:

  • School Uniforms
  • Children's Clothing for ages 4 to 18
  • Coats
  • Shoes
  • New Socks
  • Belts
  • School Supplies:
    • Tissues
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Pencils
    • Wide-rule notebook paper
    • Wide-rule spiral notebooks
    • 3-ring binders
    • Backpacks
    • Glue Sticks
    • Crayons
    • Clorox Wipes
  • Monetary Donations