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Why You Should Donate Your Clothes

Written by Economic Development Jobs on June 8, 2017. Posted in Charity foundations, Make a donation, When to donate clothes

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Between in-store sales, credit card rewards, and free-shipping perks, it becomes more and more difficult to resist the urge to buy that adorable jacket. Or the awesome blazer sitting in the storefront window. But, unless our closets are getting smaller, as we buy more, they seem to only fill up faster. This often leaves most people with a choice: give up those amazing fifty percent off sales or give up some clothes. And if you choose to make more space and get rid of some older clothes, how do you decide what to do with them?

The answer is simple: donate clothes.

Most of the time, old clothes being thrown out are actually in great condition and could be worn secondhand by someone less fortunate. On average, Americans donate almost five billion pounds of clothing each year. While thi