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Surprising Facts About America’s Charity Giving

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The United States of America is one of the most charitable nations on earth. National giving–that is, what Americans end up donated because their government gives of their tax money on their behalf–is actually the least of what people in this country are doing in terms of charitable donations. Red Cross donations, used clothing donations, household goods, or monetary gifts, here’s some amazing facts about this aspect of America’s national culture:

  • Most Americans are givers; at least a bit. Statistics show that 70% of the population gives to a charity every year. And while a few are undoubtedly giving primarily for ulterior motives, all those Red Cross donations and other

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Charitable Donations Help Those Who Are Most in Need

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Your 16 year old daughter put the unexpected day off school to good use. When the temperatures dropped to five below zero and the wind gusts were expected to be as strong as 30 miles an hour the result was a day off school. And while you thought that your daughter would sleep in late and lounge around the entire day, she instead decided to work on her closet. She sorted and organized the mess that had taken nearly three weeks to create. On this day off, she decided to decide on what clothing items she was willing to give up and what she needed to keep.

Knowing that there would be a Red Cross pickup the next day made the while process easier to handle, easier to be motivate

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How Your Clothing Donations Benefit Others

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Fall is here. Our summer outdoor furniture and toys are put away for the season. We may or may not have already boxed up our summer clothes to be put into storage. We have pulled out our warmer, winter clothing and jackets. During this organizing process, it is likely that you have come across multiple items of clothing that you will no longer wear. Perhaps you did not wear the item much last winter, and you still will not wear it. Maybe it is too large, too small, or simply not your style. Maybe you have too many jackets, and it is just not your favorite item.

Donating these unwanted clothing items and jackets can provide a lot of good for those in need. There are many families right now who do not have boxes in storage of previous year?s winter clothing. There are families who may be requir

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