Category: Clothes donations

Dec 31 2018

5 Reasons to Schedule a Red Cross Clothing Pick Up

Americans are very generous people. It has been estimated that about 70% of people around the United States make donations to charity every year. That amounts to about 3% of income around the nation that is sent to charity. A lot of people want to give back to their community but do not have a lot of money to give or the time to volunteer. For these people, the best thing they can do is donate old clothing to charity. The Red Cross is one of the top charities in the country. To make it easier for people to donate, people can schedule a Red Cross clothing pick up so people do not need to leave home to do some good. Here are some of the benefits to settling up a clothing donation pickup.

  1. You help the environment. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reported that the average person in the United States throws at least 10 pounds of clothi

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Mar 11 2018

Donating Clothes Can Help Your Community, Your Environment And Your Wallet Here’s How

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Spring is around the corner…you know what that means? It’s time to get smart about spring cleaning.

That means not just getting rid of things you don’t need, but making the absolute most out of it. There’s money to be saved, communities to help and an environment to support when you rummage around in your closet for clothes you don’t wear anymore. Red Cross clothing pick up services are a convenient and fast way to not just clear out your home, but do a world of good…literally. If you’ve considered making 2018 the year you first donate to charity (or are coming back around for round two after giving last year), the list below will make sure you’re covering all your bases.

How Many People Give To Charity?

Donating to charity is more popular than you may th

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Aug 02 2017

Guide to Cleaning Out Your Home and Donating Items You No Longer Need

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Have you spent time this year cleaning out your home? Whether it?s spring or not, our homes can always use a little spring cleaning. If you don?t take the time to go through your home room-by-room, clutter piles up, things become disorganized, and the house becomes too overwhelming. You don?t know where to begin, and the task feels too large to begin to tackle. Don?t let that happen to you and your home. Instead, come up with a plan to go through each room every month. You can make spring cleaning a monthly task rather than an annual one.

Interested in learning more about how to make house cleaning simpler and more efficient? Keep reading to find out why you should clean up and clean out your home often to benefit charities like the American Red Cross through American Red Cross clothing donations.

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Feb 16 2016

What Happens To The Clothing You Donate?

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If you’re in the habit of donating your used clothing (or have thought about doing so), maybe you’ve wondered exactly how your generosity benefits others.

There are at least three answers to that question: veterans, the blind and the environment.

In 1958, Congress chartered the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). Since then, millions of dollars a year have been raised by the Greendrop organization through the resale of clothing donations. These funds enable MOPH to make available a range of health benefits, education and other support for military families. And that’s important, because the unemployment rate for veterans in the United States is typically 2% above the national average.
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