Charity clothing donations

The Do’s and Don’ts of Donating Household Items to Charity

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If you’re thinking about clearing up some space in your closet as preparation for the New Year, you’re kicking off 2016 in a great way. However, there are some guidelines that comes with the donation of household items.

Do’s

  1. Know what you want out of your donation. Do you want to provide used clothing for the less fortunate? Do you want to aid military families? When it comes down to a matter of where to donate household items, educating yourself on the organizations in your area is the best way to find one that best suites your donations. Many used-clothing organizations are partnered with other organizations in y (more…)

30 Dec 2015

Making an Impact – 3 Ways You Can Gather Items to Donate to Those in Need

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If you want to give back and help those in need, you can make a donation to truly impact the life of someone less fortunate. Donations come in several different shapes and sizes, and even the smallest donation makes a difference. Not sure where to begin? Here’s how you can get started by utilizing resources in both your own home and your community.

  1. Clean out your own closet.
    If you want to give back and start helping families in need, look no further than your own home. Start by going through your own closets and gather things that you no longer use or can be donated to needy families. Clothing donations are the (more…)

28 Dec 2015

Why Donating Clothes Is The Best Thing You’ll Do All Year

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Most of us want to “give back” in some way. However, with our busy lives volunteering isn’t always an option, and oftentimes it never feels like we’re giving enough monetarily. As it turns out, non … cash donations actually totaled $5.8 billion in 2007, and many of those donations were made up of clothing. Donating the clothes off your back can be just as helpful as writing a check, but there are many things people don’t know about clothing donations.

Local Clothing Donations Can Help More People Than You’d Think

When you find a charity that takes local clothing donations, you probably imagine that they help underprivileged youth, which is of cour (more…)

21 Jul 2015

Why Clothing Donations for Veterans Are an Essential Part of Charitable Giving

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Each year in the United States, thousands of brave men and women come home from active duty in the military. However, these individuals sometimes have trouble supporting their families or finding employment. Many who have already returned are wounded and have sustained permanent injuries. In short, life can be difficult for those who have served in the military, and resources for helping military families may be limited.

However, there are ways that the average person can help others, especially through clothing donations for veterans. Why is donating clothing to charity so important? Here are just a few reasons why this service is great for helpi (more…)

24 Mar 2015