The Value of Making Charitable Donations Help Military Families and the Environment

Written by Economic Development Jobs on October 14, 2017. Posted in Donate goods to charity, Donations of clothing, Green charities

Donations to veterans

Charity organizations benefit from the donations received by individuals, families, and organizations within the United States. During 2014 alone, the total giving received by charity organizations was $358.38 billion. A recent survey showed that 42.7% of charitable givers donated more during holiday seasons, while 44.4% donated around the same amount throughout the year.

When preparing items for donation, many Americans choose to give to the Military Order of the Purple Heart. This organization provides veterans and their families with a variety of services. It also assists wounded veterans as well as the families left behind by the men and women who have lost their lives in service to this co

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