Category Charity pick up

How Clothing Donations Are Helping Families and the Environment

Donating clothing to charity

Most Americans have become accustomed to the routine of regularly buying new clothes. Some people may be attempting to keep up with the ever changing fashion trends, while others may simply be shopaholics. Unfortunately, once a closet becomes packed full, clothes may start being thrown into the trash.

Given the current focus on climate change and environmental conservation, it is surprising that people don’t find alternative methods for getting rid of old clothes. The world is in a race to find renewable sources of energy as well as making a point to recycle paper and plastics. However, textiles is for some reason often overlooked as being harmful to the environment.

The average person generates around 4.5 pounds of trash each day, this amounts to about 1.5 tons of solid waste per yea

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Communities Across The Nation Help Military Families Get Ready For Back To School

Organizations that pick up donations

It’s that time of year again. The lazy days of summer are becoming shorter, cooler, and are slowly dwindling down as children await the first day of school. Families across the nation are gearing up for this big day, and are also taking a moment to show their support for military families by helping them get ready for back to school too.

There are a number of both local and national organizations that help military families. Helping military families is a cause that many Americans feel strongly about, and they are eager to show their gratitude and appreciation.

According to statistics, it’s estimated that nearly 27% of military families in the United States have over $10,000 in credit card debt. As such, helping military families with every day expenses, such back to school supp

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