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Decorating Ideas

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Category Used clothing donations

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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Are You Looking for a Way to Make a Difference in Today’s Chaotic Times?

Red cross pickup

These seem to be confusing times.
As the nation bounces from one Presidential tweet to another, many find themselves wondering how they can endure the stress and the confusion of the next four years. In a time when many Americans are wondering what they can do to make a difference or avoid the stress of the current national news cycle, it may be time to take action and contribute to something that you can control. For many, making the decision to dedicate their efforts to helping others is one way to stay grounded and feel in control during a time of uncertainty. Working with organizations like Red Cross pickup services, for instance, can help you make a difference in even the most confusing and uncertain times.

  • You alone know just how much stuff you have in your home that is
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Dos and Don’ts of Clothing Donation

Donate clothes to red cross

Donating clothes to charity can be a wonderful way to give gently used clothes new life and help those in need. If you’ve chosen to give away clothing items as part of your American Red Cross donations, you’ll know that your garments will be put to good use. But before you load your clothes donations into the car and head over to the clothing donation center, you’ll want to follow these dos and don’ts for clothing donation.

Do…

  • Inspect and wash
    You’ll want to inspect all of your clothing donations for any tears, rips, stains, or odors prior to donating. All clothes donations should also be washed or dry-cleaned beforehand. Some people make the mistake of thinking t
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American Red Cross Donation Ideas

Red cross clothing pick up

Homelessness is a sad reality that many Americans face. The numbers may surprise you, in fact 564,708 people were homeless on any given night in January 2015. Unfortunately, many of American’s veterans are down on their luck and they are people who have put their life on the line in order to protect our national freedom and rights. While all their situations are different, what is important to realize is that these American heroes need our help. So here are some red cross donations ideas that will help them to get back on two feet.

1. Socks

There is nothing worse than having cold extremities, especially in the wintertime. They are also practical because walking around every day requires comfortable feet, not sore with blisters. Wool are great for wicking away moisture whi

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Clothing Donations Provide A Boost to People Who Find Themselves in Need

Used clothing donations

The small green building resembles a brightly colored playhouse. With the shingled roof and the opening that could easily be mistaken for a window, this building sitting in someone’s backyard would invite children to come inside and play. Where this particular building stands in the corner parking lot of a busy city intersection, however, it serves a totally different purpose. As a site for clothing donations, this green building collects hundreds of articles a day for those less fortunate in the community
Are You a Thrower or a Keeper?
If everyone in this world was a “keeper” the small green building used for clothing donations would not get much use. Thankfully though, most families have add least one person who is a “thrower.”
Americans have a lot of stuff. So much stuff

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