Donation Wise What You Need to Know About Charitable Donations

Written by Wall Street News on June 8th, 2016. Posted in Clothing donations, Donate goods to charity, Purple heart donation

Donations of clothing

It feels good to give. Charity foundations benefit from the generosity of the American public with as much as $358.38 billion having been given to charity organizations in 2014. The holidays are a good time for charities with just on 43% of respondents to a recent survey saying they donate and give more during the holiday season than the rest of the year, while almost $45 give about the same.

It is not only cold hard cash that charity foundations benefit from. Clothing donations can make a significant difference to charities and many offer donation pick up. We throw away as much as 70 pounds of clothes, textiles and linens annually, Continue Reading No Comments

How Your Clothing Donations Can Help the Environment

Written by Wall Street News on May 26th, 2016. Posted in Charitable donation, Helping disabled veterans, Purple heart donation

Donations to veterans

Americans are a generous bunch. We give about 4.7 billion tons of clothing to charity each year and $358.38 billion was given to such charitable organizations in 2014. Almost three quarters of social media users indicate that they would take some kind of action in response to a friend posting a story on social media about making charitable donations. What few realize is that donating clothing and other textile items can make a significant positive contribution to the environment.

Our consumption over time has increased too; in comparison to 20 years ago, the average American tends to buy almost twice as many pieces of clothing over their lifetime. As much as 5% of all municipal waste