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Three Reasons Why You Should Donate Clothing

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Many of us want to make charitable donations — we all know that making a donation is a good thing on a moral level. But sometimes, making a charitable donation is easier said than done. Lots of people think that donating to charity equals giving money. And as much as we’d like to give, we don’t always have the money to spare. In fact, charitable donations often come in the form of clothing. Used clothing donations are, by nature, free to give and greatly appreciated by those involved. At the same time, no matter how cheap is to make donations like these, we still drag our feet. This could be because we’re afraid of giving things up — or it could be because we simply don’t have the time to donate. Luckily, the Red Cross pickup system has made Red Cross donations easier than ever. For that ma (more…)

04 Jan 2017

Slash Your Furniture Budget Today! Clothing Donation Centers Also Offer Gently Used Furniture

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It’s a shocking fact that we never hear about on the nightly news: every single day, each of us contributes more than four pounds of trash to our local landfill. After our garbage is collected from our homes, it travels to landfills to be smashed into gigantic cubes. All of our organic waste mixes with glass, plastic, and paper to make a toxic mulch, and despite scientists’ best efforts, no comprehensive plan has ever been made to meaningfully reduce our landfills. Why are we making so much garbage, and what can we do about it?

One very simple thing that you can do to reduce your contributions of landfills is to make a compost pile in your backyard. Basically, you want to remove your organic waste from your trash and layer it with leaves and other backyard debris. Over a period of time (more…)

12 Oct 2016

Donate Clothing and Change the World

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Americans are a very generous people. There is no denying that. We hear many negative stories on the news about the horrible things we do to one another, but when we really think about it, we do more good for each other than harm to each other. Just a quick bit of research will show you that 70% of people in the United States give to charity each year, and 3% of American income is given to charitable causes on a yearly basis. We donate clothing, money, and give back to the communities we live in by volunteering. Charity is alive and well in America.

Despite all of the good that we do for one another, we might not be fully aware of what happens to our belongings when we are through (more…)

18 May 2016