It goes without sating that being in the military is tough job that requires an extraordinary amount of commitment, dedication, hard work, and of course sacrifice. Not only are these qualities required of active duty military members, but of their spouses, children and family as well.
It’s common for military families to face unique challenges that, while many civilian families may be able to sympathize with, may find it difficult to truly relate to. For example, any active duty military members often miss holidays with their families, and many times they may even miss the birth of their own children due to frequent, long deployments. In addition, it’s common for military families to carry higher amounts of credit card debt.
Therefore, Uncle Sam wants you to give back in anyway that you can.
Homelessness in the United States has always been a major concern for government officials and the public alike. Though it may not be fair to say that homelessness has reached an all-time high, it is still a devastating problem throughout the country. The Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that more than 600,000 people at any given night are without a home to go to. For those 600,000 people — a quarter of whom are children — charitable clothing donations go a long way.
Donating clothes to charity truly provides support for those who, for various reasons, cannot help themselves. The homeless are some of the most vulnerable members of our society. Without the kindness of stra
The holiday shopping season between November and December is the busiest time of year for retailers, and the time in which they make the most profit. The same is true for non-profit organizations that help military families. While they may not be turning a profit, the holiday season is the period of time in which they receive the most charitable donations. While the chaos and excitement of last year’s holiday season is in the past, there is still plenty of work that need to be done.
There are several ways you can give back in the new year, many of which can be done from the comfort of your home or work. The first few weeks of January have been