While you’re in the midst of your spring cleaning, why not carve out a little time to clean out your closet and determine what stays, what can be discarded, and what can be donated. You may just one of many Americans who discards nearly 68 pounds of clothing each year. However, did you that almost 99% of that could have been recycled or donated in some way? So why not get cleaning and help your community out at the same time!
It’s been said that three basic needs all humans need in order live are food, shelter, and of course clothing. After a particularly severe winter, organizations that accept clothing donations are in dire need of not only clothing donations but other charitable donations as we
The holidays are a perfect time to show your appreciation and support for military families and veterans. As we celebrate with our families and loved ones this holiday season, it’s important to remember that many military families will also be celebrating without some of their loved ones, who are either deployed or have died in combat. Many veterans who are living residential homes or are in hospitals will be celebrating the holidays alone. However, showing military support and giving back to the community is easier than ever.
There are several local, regional, and national organizations that help military families year round. Like many Americans, you may be eager to make a charitable donations but are unsu
Did you know that clothing is one of the easiest materials to recycle and yet it makes up 5% of all trash in U.S. landfills? Americans throw away approximately 12 to 13 million tons of clothing each year, in fact, when instead those clothes could be donated to your local charity organizations.
Giving local clothing donations to charity is good for everyone who receives help, and donating is great for the environment, too. If you’re not sure why you should think locally and globally when you donate, here are three great reasons to give:
1. It’s good for your community. In the United States alone, there are millions who live in poverty. Donating clothing is one way to serve a basic need in your communi
The unemployment rate for veterans in the United States is 2% above the national average for regular citizens. As a result, many of our veterans find themselves in a position where they are in need of employment, monetary, or medical assistance that they are unable to obtain. An estimated 80% of donated clothing in the United States is used by charitable organizations for donation to the needy, and for funding. Clothing donations for veterans is a way to give back to your community, and also a way to get yourself organized in the upcoming spring months. The typical American household discards an estimated 68 pounds of clothing each year, so why not turn these discarded articles of clothing into