Charitable Clothing Donations How A Simple Act Of Kindness Can Do A World Of Good

Written by Economic Development Jobs on November 21, 2017. Posted in Clothes donation, Looking for donations, When to donate clothes

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“What can I do to help?”

Have you found yourself asking this question lately? Then you’ve come to the right place. The act of wanting to help is the first step toward leaving a positive impact. It can be easy, though, to trip ourselves up by reaching for the moon when we should start small. How small is small? Try your neighborhood. Your community is always in need of generous donations to take the bite off of life’s rough days. Donations for veterans, families and individuals can all begin with a cursory glance through your cluttered closet.

Waste not, want not. Sadly, this phrase won’t become less relevant without some serious work on our part. Americans send a collective 10 million tons of clothing to landfills every single year without fail, even as the country is

Helping Military Families with Your Donations

Written by Economic Development Jobs on February 2, 2017. Posted in Donations that pick up at home, Looking for donations, Wounded veterans charities

Donations for veterans

The value of charitable donations in helping military families cannot be overstated. It is remarkable what a difference it can make in the lives of a family to have clothing and household goods provided for them when they are struggling financially. If you have items you are no longer using, donating them has the power to change lives.

Clothes Donations

Nearly 5 billion pounds of clothing are donated every year in the United States. In part, this is because of the high level of need in many areas. Warm clothing in the winter is imperative and yet far too many families are unable to afford adequate cold weather clothing.

Another pressing need is for children’s clothing as they are so quickly outgrown. Du

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