SUNY Canton Requests Donations for Virtual Clothing Fair


SUNY Canton is accepting gently used professional attire from the community for their annual virtual clothing fair.

“Online and on-campus students—as well as community members—can find the business wear they need to make a good impression at an interview or a new job,” said SUNY Canton Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Support Services Molly A. Mott. “We want to help people feel confident without having to spend a lot of money.”

A student packages up professional clothing to send to an online student.

Community members may drop off donations at French Hall’s main lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1; Saturday, Feb. 15; or Saturday, Feb. 29. The SUNY Canton Ready Center in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center (Room 224) will also accept donations Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The following items are being requested:

  • Men’s and women’s professional suits
  • Collared shirts
  • Accessories
  • Blouses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Dress shoes; no sneakers or athletic shoes
  • Professional 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 11-19. Community members will be able to browse clothing from April 20-29.  All items are free of charge.

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

About SUNY Canton

As Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs, SUNY Canton delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, management, and healthcare fields. It is home to the Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. As SUNY's leader in online education, SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as 23 online degree programs. The SUNY Canton Kangaroos 15 traditional athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III level as part of the North Atlantic Conference. SUNY Canton also features varsity esports and cheerleading.