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How to Figure Out What Clothes to Donate

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It isn’t hard to donate clothes, but it can be tricky to figure out what clothes to donate. After all, you never know when you might want to wear that shirt, even though it still has the tags on it and you honestly can’t remember when you even bought it in the first place.

Luckily, there are some pretty neat strategies out there to help you sort out clothing donations. Here are just a few.

Start 3 Piles. – One of the best ways to figure out what clothes to donate are to sort your closets, dressers, wardrobes, and what have you into three piles: keep, donate, and toss, all of which are pretty self-explanatory. It’s best to start with something you definitely know belongs in the toss pile, as that will gear you up to get rid of things. If you start with the ke (more…)

18 Nov 2015

How to Wear Charitable Donations on Your Sleeve

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Giving back to the community through charitable donations is something most people feel like they should do. In fact, research shows that approximately 70% of Americans donate to charity at least once every year. However, many people fail to make donations, simply because they lack the knowledge of what, where or how to give. The value of charitable donations to those receiving them is, really, invaluable. Simply not knowing the best charities to donate to shouldn’t deter people from making charitable donations.

People often overlook the easiest ways to donate. Giving money or making large contributions of goods, while admirable and appreciated, aren’t the only ways to make a difference in the lives of those who rely on donations. Countless charitable organizations are looking for donations of (more…)

20 Jul 2015

Want to Help Others and the Environment? Donate Your Used Clothing to Charity

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Take a look around your closet and the closets of your family members. Do you and your children have a lot of old clothing that doesn’t fit or isn’t what you want to wear any more? If so, you aren’t alone. Many people have clothing that sits unused in their closets and dresser drawers, and as a result, it often ends up in the trash at a later date. However, there are other options than throwing clothing away or storing it until it comes back in style. (And there’s a good chance it won’t, unfortunately.) Instead, there is a much better use for your old clothing, and that is to donate those garments to charity.

Charitable clothing donations aren’t just good for cleaning out your closets, though. They have many other benefits, too. Check out the benefits of (more…)

10 Jun 2014