4 Organization Tips for Transitioning to your Warm Weather Wardrobe

Written by Economic Development Jobs on February 13, 2018. Posted in Charity clothing pick up, Children in need of clothing, Helping military families

Donations for veterans

The daylight is already sticking around longer. Local clothing stores have already stocked the shelves with spring and summer attire. Before we know it, spring will be here. It is almost time to organize our closets and to switch out the winter attire for warmer weather clothing items. Before you begin this project, create a process that ensures efficiency and gives you the most organized closet.

Remove all items not worn

If there are any winter items in your closet that have yet to be worn, it is unlikely that you will wear them again. Remove these items and set them aside for a charitable donation. Complete the same process with your shoes, winter accessories, and winte

How to Increase Your Charitable Giving Year Round

Written by Economic Development Jobs on December 6, 2016. Posted in Children in need of clothing, Donate goods to charity, Looking for donations

Local clothing donations

Americans spend hundreds and thousands of dollars on the purchase of new clothing items yearly. Most children are given new clothing and shoe items for Christmas and birthday presents. Adults may gift clothing items as well. What happens to the clothing items that these items are replacing? Some of them sit in the backs of closets, unused for many months or years. Some of them are donated to the local charity or a family member who can use them. Many of them end up in landfills and garbage disposals. Too many clothing items are thrown away, when donating them can provide good for those in need and for the environment.

Keep them out of land fills In 2006, 2.5 billion pounds of fabric were kept from the landfills by used clothing purchases. However, this still leaves many pounds