Red cross clothing donations

Planning the Perfect Charity Fundraising Event

Donate clothes

Are you looking for a way to make a difference in your community? There are many reasons that people organize charitable events and organizations. Some do it for employment or academic reasons, perhaps to add to the application process of a highly selective college. Others do it purely out of the compassion and empathy they have for others. Some are simply bored and looking for a way to spend their day. Then, there are a large percentage of people who have a mix of any of those reasons. Regardless of your desire to organize a charitable event, keep these planning suggestions in mind.

Host with a reputable charitable organization

People tend to believe in a charity and to donate more, when they believe in that charity. It can be extremely helpful to host your charitable event with a well kno (more…)

06 Apr 2017

3 Mentalities Towards Donating and How to Make it a Better Experience

Red cross pickup

Donating can either be a burden or a blessing, depending on how you view it. There are several ways that you could look at donating, whether it’s with American red cross donations or the Salvation Army or some other kind of charity. Here are a few viewpoints that people have. Some are negative and summer positive. Try and see where you fit in and how you could make donating a more positive experience.

I feel guilty about throwing clothes away.
These kinds of people don’t really understand all the good that clothing donations do. When you donate clothes to Red Cross, they are helping so many people. But those of us that only donate because we feel bad throwing our clothes away don’t really see those (more…)

07 Sep 2016