Helping The Environment, Saving Money And Improving Your Health The Benefits Of Clothing Donations

Written by Wall Street News on April 11th, 2018. Posted in Clothing drop off, Helping military families, Local clothing donations

Purple heart clothes donation

The new year is in full swing. Have you donated to charity lately?

If it’s been a while since you’ve dug around in your home for unwanted items, never fear. Charitable clothing donations are still one of the best ways to help out your community and do some good for the planet. While offering up furniture and old toys is a useful endeavor, veterans clothing donations hold the unique distinction of being able to penetrate multiple levels of society. It can clean up the environment, save you money on your taxes and provide countless people with useful items.

Here are the five things your clothes donations will do this year.

Clean Up Landfills And Encourage Cleaner Air

Three Things That Benefit When You Donate Your Unneeded Goods to Charity

Written by Wall Street News on March 1st, 2017. Posted in Donate items to charity, Helping military families, Purple heart veterans pick up

Household donations

Americans are among some of the most fortunate people in the world. We have so much more than we could ever need. While living in the land of prosperity is a good thing, sometimes we get so weighed down with stuff that it actually has a negative impact on our health. Studies show that the human brain develops a sense of anxiety when a person owns more possessions than they feel in control of. When the brain is cluttered with physical possessions, it’s difficult to think clearly or to be productive. When you feel overwhelmed with physical possessions, it’s a good idea to consider making household or clothing donations to a charity.

The far-reaching impact of making clothes donations to an organization you support is multi-faceted:

Three Things That Benefit When You Donate Your Unneed

Your Used Clothing Donation Can Change the World

Written by Wall Street News on September 12th, 2016. Posted in Donations of clothing, Donations that pick up at home, Helping military families

Donate items to charity

You open up your closet one morning and you stare at what is before you. Clothing. What seems like miles and miles of clothing. Then you suddenly remember something you heard one time on “Oprah” and you try to remember it exactly. It was something like, ” If you haven’t worn something in six months or more, and you live in a one or two season type of climate, it’s time to let go of that item.”

The more your dig through your closet, the more you find things that fit into that category. The next thing you know, you’ve got a huge pile built up on your bedroom floor. Now, what do you do? What do you do with everything that you no longer want that is piled up like the Leaning Tower of Pisa at the foot of your bed?

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How to Determine the Value of Charitable Donations

Written by Wall Street News on May 31st, 2016. Posted in Charitable donations, Helping military families, Purple heart donate

Wounded veterans charities

No matter where or how you decide to make a charitable donation, know that your giving matters. Not only will your used clothing donations benefit the organization you choose, they’ll help prevent some 2.5 billion pounds of fabric from ending up in landfills every year.

However, one of the immediate rewards of donating is that you can use the value of charitable donations as a personal tax write-off. If your donations total more than $250 in value, be sure to collect a receipt from the charitable organization for your records come tax season.

How can you know what your stuff is worth? Here’s a very quick and brief guide to some common household items you may be thinking about donating