Helping families in need

Your Good Deed for the Day Doesn’t Have to be a Miracle!

Charity clothing pickup

You don’t have to be a war veteran to be a hero, but that doesn’t mean the people who serve in the military aren’t! Men and women serving in the military sometimes give their lives for the sake of a country and its people. These men and women, soldiers and veterans, all serve their countries with bravery and honor. Because of the risks these people take, they are often given honors and awards for their service, such as the purple heart.

But what is a purple heart in the military? What does it mean? The purple heart is a uniquely American honor given in the name of the President to soldiers who have been wounded or killed in combat. This honor is one of the highest that can be bestowed upon a veteran, especially if they were wounded while protecting another soldier.

You may be asking yourself what a p (more…)

23 Jan 2016

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

Purple heart pickup

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

Where Can I Donate Household Items? A Guide for the Holiday Season

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The leaves are changing color, temperatures are dropping, and the holiday season is right around the corner. While many people have a strong desire to give back to their community during this time of year, a lot of families aren’t sure where to donate household items.

Thankfully, there are tons of terrific places to donate all over the country, and donating gets easier and more rewarding with every passing year. These days, you can get great tax breaks when you give back, and there are even donation pickup services. Here are three fantastic ways to start helping families in need and experience the joy of giving this holiday season:

24 Sep 2015