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Why You Should Donate Your Old Clothing

If you’re looking to donate to charity, you really should. Charitable donations are quite widespread here in the United States, with the vast majority of people in this country donating to some type of charitable organization at least once throughout the course of a year. For many people, donating to charity is the least that they can do, and is something that will almost certainly bring about positive change one way or another.

Of course, not everyone will be able to give in the form of a monetary donation. Living is expensive, after all, and this is not something to be overlooked. Fortunately, most people can donate old clothing. Clothes donations are widely accepted at many a charitable organization, such as at veterans charities as well as your typical red cross donation center. A red cross donation center will likely always be accepting of your charitable clothing donations, as the American Red Cross is certainly a charity that provides a great deal of service to a great many

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Five Reasons Why Donating To The Red Cross Is Important

For 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, the American Red Cross provides relief for communities by providing shelter, food, water and blankets among many essentials to individuals and families in need of a helping hand. The American National Red Cross is the 13th largest charity in the United States as ranked by private donations. It received $687 million in 2014 in private donations.

Seventy percent of Americans donate to charity and about three percent of income is donated. From canned goods and pints of blood to used clothing donations and bedding, the Red Cross takes all sorts of donations. The need for donations is constant and there are many benefits to donating:

  • It goes to good causes: The Red Cross says 91 cents of every dollar it spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs.
  • Making use of old clothes: The EPA says Americans throw away an average of 10 pounds of clothes per person every year. Those who donate cloth
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Clothing and Household Items Donations Help Families Who Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Another Saturday. Another snow storm.

Another Saturday when yard work is out of the question.

As you and your family prepare for another cold April weekend in the midwest, you have decided that you might instead tackle some projects inside the house.

In fact, after Saturday morning breakfast together you convinced both your husband and your 16 year old daughter to listen to a podcast with you. Originally interested because it was a conversation about poetry, both speakers talked about living a life that was both intentional and authentic. Once they 20 minute podcast ended, the three of you sat and talked about the parts of the broadcast that stressed an importance to empathize in a more profound way in an effort to know what other people are feeling. All three of you decided that you were interested in doing a better job of noticing. Paying a different kind of attention to the way that you lead your lives and thinking about those who are less fortunate.
This conversatio

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Three Levels of Good That Comes With a Single Donation to Charity

American red cross clothing donations

Have you thought about using a Red Cross pickup program to clear goods out of your home? You might be thinking, “I’ve never even heard of a Red Cross pickup program… I thought Red Cross was for donating blood.” While its true, the Red Cross is an organization that meets human needs all over the world, which includes using blood donations, it also uses household goods and clothing donations to complete its mission. The value of using a Red Cross pickup service is that you can contribute to the mission of the Red Cross without even leaving the comfort of

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American Red Cross Clothing Donations–Make a Difference to Those in Need

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Are you one of the 70% of Americans that donate to charitable causes every year? If so, you know how good it feels to provide support to those in need. In fact, 63% of individuals with a high net worth have said that their primary motivation for donating to charitable organizations is to give back to their community.

While your motivation for making clothing and other types of donations, including monetary, may be to give back to your community, your donation is also tax deductible and based on the value of the items you donated.

When you make American Red Cross clothing donations, you are helping this organization fund programs that provide services for disaster victims as well as ot

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