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When Was the Last Time You Made a Donation to the Red Cross?

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You were surprised, but thrilled when you walked into your the rooms of your two daughters on Saturday morning. Without any prompting from either of you, your girls had decided to go through their closets and their drawers the weekend before Thanksgiving. With an eye out for items that they could give to the American Red Cross donations collections that was going on at school, your girls started their weekend thinking of others.
Both you and your husband were thrilled. In fact, your husband was so excited he headed downstairs to make the girls their favorite breakfast. Typically only made for holidays, your husband cooked up Belgian waffles for the whole family, He even took the time to make his famous homemade raspberry syrup. He simply told the girls that one good deed deserves another, and if (more…)

17 Nov 2017

Ways You Can Donate Towards Red Cross Charitable Programs

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According to charitable statistics, about 70% of Americans give to charity each year, whether financially or through clothing donations, food items, furniture and other household items. Some of these donations are either sold or given directly to those in need. The proceeds from items sold go to fund various charitable programs such as helping disaster stricken areas. In a way, whatever you give Red Cross will put it to a worthy course.

In terms of private donations, the American National Red Cross is the 13th largest U.S. charity, which is estimated to have received $687 million in 2014. While they are popularly known to help save lives through blood donations, Red Cross is also active in terms of disaster management and pooling of donations to help the less fortunate in the society. As such (more…)

07 Sep 2017

Planning the Perfect Charity Fundraising Event

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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

How Red Cross Pickup Services Can Help Your Community

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Do you ever wonder how you can give back to your community and support the environment? With Red Cross pickup you can accomplish all of the above and then some with little trouble. American Red Cross donations are known across the world for helping families, individuals and the environment in one fell swoop. Even better are the easily accessible and flexible clothing pickup services the majority of charities provide, able to help you help others without conflicting with your busy schedule. Let’s take a look.

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06 Dec 2016

Giving Back While Paying Forward Works for Everyone

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Some people think that offering their time for the less fortunate or attempting to make a difference in the world requires sacrificing the comfort of their lives or making a big drastic move or gesture. But everyone can make an impact on someone else’s life, even if it is just one moment in one person’s life. By making used clothing donations at places like a Red Cross donation center, the possessions that one person no longer needs can come to the aid of someone who may not be able to afford it otherwise. When you donate clothing and other things for the homeless and those living day-to-day, everyone wins. You clean out your closet and help someone in need, the person on the r (more…)

30 Jan 2016