September 1 - October 23, 2020

For thousands of children across New Jersey, the Halloween traditions of costumes, candy and trick-or-treating are anything but magical. For these children, Halloween costumes often don’t make the list of essentials in the family budget. Halloween carnivals, trick-or-treating and the possibility of being your favorite super hero – even for a night – all disappear when you don’t have a costume. Help Jersey Cares bring imaginations and magic to life for children living in New Jersey by collecting new and gently used Halloween costumes.

Register to Collect

Registration for this year's Halloween Costume Drive will open September 1, 2020.

As a collection site, you will have the opportunity to provide youth between the ages of 0-14 with the chance to enjoy a fun and festive Halloween! Jersey Cares appreciates all donations; however, we only accept new and/or gently used costumes. Please refrain from donating stained or torn costume items. 


Items accepted for the Halloween Costume Drive Include:

  • New or gently used costumes (ages 0-14)
  • Halloween masks
  • Costume accessories
  • Unused Halloween face make-up
  • Candy pails or treat bags

Delivery Address and Instructions:

Donations may be dropped off September 1st through October 23rd between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. 

Please call our office at (973) 533-1993 before arriving to be directed to our loading dock for delivery assistance.

Jersey Cares
Attn: Halloween Costume Drive
290 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Suite 1320
Livingston, NJ 07039

If you would like to mail us your donations, please send them to the address listed above.

Donate via Amazon

Our Amazon Wish List will reopen September 1, 2020.

Want to contribute to the Halloween Costume Drive, but don't have time to go to the store? Visit our Amazon Wishlist to have items sent directly to us!

Register to Receive

Applications for this year's Halloween Costume Drive will open on September 1, 2020.

As an agency recipient, you may receive new and/or gently used Halloween Costumes and items. If your organization serves a specific age population and would like to receive the appropriately sized costumes, please specify this on your registration form. Please be advised that donations cannot be guaranteed and distribution operates on a first-come, first-served basis. We rely heavily on the participation of collection sites, therefore we cannot guarantee the number of costumes requested will be filled. 

**Please be advised that only registered 501c3 organizations, government agencies, or public schools from New Jersey will be considered for donations**

Once the deadline approaches, agencies will be called or e-mailed if orders become available for pick-up. Pick-ups operate by appointment only. We appreciate your patience during the donation sorting process.

Pick-Up Address and Instructions:

Please call Meagan at (973) 533-1993 before arriving for your scheduled pick-up and to be directed to our loading dock for delivery assistance.

Jersey Cares
290 West Mount Pleasant Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039

Contact Meagan Mulligan with questions.