Doing a little bit of good and making a difference in this world can always be a source of feeling good about yourself. Making charitable donations is a great, fulfilling way of leaving your mark on this world by doing a good deed and helping families in need.
If you want to contribute towards improving some lives, clothing donations are a good way to help out. Clothing can easily be recycled and reused, and can be directly transferred to families that need them or sold to create sources of financial aid. In 2007 alone, charitable clothing donations accounted for about $5.8 billion of aid for those in need. You too can make your mark, and even wi
Kids are brightening up soldiers’ days with adorable — and often unintentionally hilarious — letters. “Thank you for fighting for our country. I love the color camo. I am nine. Why did you want to go to the military? Thank you for dieing [sic] for our country. I love American flags. Do you ever stop working?” one such letter begins.
Adults can learn a thing or two from these letters. School children make it perfectly clear: helping military families, active military members, and/or veterans does not necessarily have to entail a large time commitment or over-the-top expenses. Here are some ways to support our troops (in relatively little time and without spending an ino
Did you know that about 700 homeless people die of hypothermia every year? This fact alone is motivation enough for many people to donate clothes like jackets and sweatshirts, as it certainly exemplifies how important charitable donations are, but you may not know that there are many other benefits of clothing donations as well.
Here are a few reasons why clothing donations matter more than you might realize.
Helps the Environment.
If people get gently used clothing instead of new clothes, then manufacturers will make fewer new clothes, which not only saves the resources necessary to create textiles, but also lessens the environmental im