Archive for October 20, 2018
When you look at all of the issues in the world, it can be difficult and overwhelming to know how to help when there are so many needs to fill. Luckily, there are many organizations around the world who you can partner with to help thousands of families in need. The Red Cross provides relief and shelter to families and individuals in need. It provides hundreds of thousands of people with food, water, blankets and clothing.
One of the best ways Americans can get involved with the Red Cross is to donate clothing. On average, Americans consume nearly 20 billion garments each year, which totals to 68 garments and seven pairs of shoes per person. On the other side, Americans also throw out an average of 10 pounds of clothing per person each year. The consumption can be hard to keep up with and many people don’t know what else to do other than throw their clothes away if their families and friends