Archive for December 6, 2016

How Giving to Others Is Good for Everyone

Written by Shopping Magazine on December 6, 2016. Posted in Donation pick up maryland, Donation pickup, Used clothing pick up

Donating clothing to charity

Americans are very generous people. More than 95% of people in the United States are active participants in some form of charitable giving. When we cannot give money, we give our used belongings and make clothing donations. When we cannot make veterans donations of items, we volunteer our time. In one way or another, we like to give back to the community and help others. In giving back to our communities, we help ourselves, too. Here are some ways we help oursevles.

  1. When we give to others, it makes us happy. Michael Norton, a Harvard Business School professor, studied how people feel after they donate money to others vs. how they felt when they spent that same amount of money on themselves. Norton published his findi