Used Clothing Donations Helpful for Those in Need

Written by Shopping Magazine on January 14, 2018. Posted in Charities that will pick up donations, Military support, Support for military families

Organizations that pick up donations

Americans buy a lot of clothing. In 1930, the average American woman owned nine outfits. Today, that figure is 30 outfits, one for every day of the month. The average American tosses away 82 pounds of textile waste each year. Research shows that 12 million tons of clothing and textile waste is thrown out in the United States each year.

Americans buy a lot of clothing and throw away a lot of clothing. One statistic from the Council for Textile recycling shows just how much clothing is getting thrown away and how little of it is going to a cause and a community that needs a great deal of charitable donations.

According to the Council for Textile Recycling, the U.S. generates around 25 billion pounds of brand-new textiles per year (around 85% of that eventually heads for landfills).

Donating to Military Charities Can Help You Move Past Your Feelings of Helplessness

Written by Shopping Magazine on February 14, 2017. Posted in Military support, Pick up clothing donations, Veterans clothing donations

Children in need clothing

It was a phone call that finally prompted you into action.
You were busy going back and forth between changing loads of laundry and cleaning out kitchen cupboards when the home phone rang. You could count on one hand the number of friends or relative who called you on the house phone, so you were pretty sure that it was a telemarketer or a robo call of some sort. For this reason, you did not stop what you were doing to answer the phone yourself. The message went right to voicemail, however, so in reality you probably heard more of the message than if you would have answered.
As you listened to the recorded message be transmitted to your voicemail you heard, not for the first time, the plea for makin

4 Groups of People that Need Non-Profit Charity Assistance

Written by Shopping Magazine on September 15, 2016. Posted in Charities that pick up donations, Military support, Organizations that pick up donations

Charity clothing pickup

Helping families in need should be our number one priority. It’s so important to understand that military charities and organizations like the Red Cross or the Purple Heart Foundation or the Salvation Army are doing everything in their power to be there for people and help them through rough times. Let’s take a look at a few of the types of people that are helped through these organizations and charities.

Veterans and Military Families
Often times, the men and women who fought for our country can fall through the cracks. There are so many people in need of housing and jobs that it’s difficult for the government to get to all of them. However, military charities focus the