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

Purple heart clothing donations

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

How to Put Your Clothes Where Your Heart is

Written by Economic Development Jobs on May 19, 2016. Posted in Charity foundations, Donations to purple heart, Donations to veterans

Household donations

It is common for people to get emotionally stirred up when they watch videos of what is going on in third world countries. Hearts go out to them and wish that things could be different. And the feelings are genuine, there’s no denying that. But how many actually follow through on those emotions? How many people vow to volunteer and give charitable donations and do all they can to start helping families in need compared to how many actually do it when push comes to shove? They aren’t to blame, really. Life gets busy, emotions fade and it’s easy to forget again. However, thank goodness for those that don’t forget. The ones that go home looking for donations th