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7 Great Reasons to Donate Your Used Clothing to Charity

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The people in the United States are generous. It has been estimated that at least 70% of us donate to charities every year. Nearly 3% of all income in the country is given to charities. Many people want to give back to their community but they cannot afford to donate money and they do not have the time to volunteer. The good news is that most of us have items in our closets that we or our family is never going to wear again. That is where Red Cross clothes donations come in. Here are some of the good things we do when we make used clothing donations:

  1. You help people directly. The United States sees blizzards, hurricanes, and tornadoes. When we are not being bombarded with them, we have earthquakes and wildfires to contend with. When people are in one of these disasters, they are oft
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Charitable Donations Are Often Tax Deductible

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It started out as a stressful Sunday afternoon.
You walked into the laundry room to find your husband laying on top of the washer and dryer. With his arms stretched as far as possible, he was trying to reach for the hangers that had fallen down behind the machines. You were frustrated, he was covered in lint, and you knew that you had to get to work.
Three hours later you had gone through all of the hanging clothes in your closet and had removed everything that you have not worn in the last three years. No more waiting to lose weight. No more going to buy new hangers. No more excuses. With four large tubs full of clothes ready to find a better purpose, you mad the decision to

Why You Should Donate Clothes to Red Cross

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Every single year a large number of American citizens engage in some sort of charitable donation and charitable activity. These types of charitable actions and charitable donations can range and vary depending on the person involved and the type of donation involved. Most people will purposely go out of their way to donate their efforts or money to a non-profit charitable company that benefits those who are in lesser situations than them such as cancer patients or homeless people. Understand that 65% of high net worth donors truly believe that their number one sense of motivation for giving is the concept and thought of “giving back to the community”. Also understand that the annual value of all money contributed to the United States economy by these types of non-profitable charities equates to about

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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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