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Five Ways to Show Appreciation to a Veteran

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One thing that makes our country the incredible land that it is is the men and women who put their lives on the line to defend our freedom and protect us. Sometimes, these veterans sustain injuries in the line of duty that they carry with them for the rest of their lives. Often, wounded veterans struggle to find the support they need to lead successful lives when they return from service.


While you and I may not ever make the sacrifices that our veterans make on our behalf, we can do our part by helping disabled veterans live out the lives they deserve. If you are interested in doing this, but aren’t sure where to begin, we’ve put together a list of ways that anyone can contribute to our g

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

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The sun is out, the birds are chirping, and the snow is slowly melting away. You know what that means — spring is here! And for a lot of people, that also means it’s time to get out the old feather duster and do some much-needed spring cleaning. But even the noblest of intentions can get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of tasks that need to be done.
Refer to this handy list of spring cleaning tips and in no time you’ll be free to frolic with the frogs in the beautiful, sunny, blooming outdoors!

Clean Your Carpets
Carpets go through quite a lot during the winter. From snow boots to dirty dog paws, these fabric mats essentially act as dirt sponges, absorbing all of the wayward winter muck. To clean your carpets, first target the high traffic stones and zero in on heavy stains.

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7 Reasons Why Giving to Charity Could Be Your Best Decision Yet

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Spring is quickly approaching, and the all too familiar ‘spring cleaning’ is looming ahead. Some love the deep cleaning and some hate it. Whichever category you fall in, part of a good spring clean is getting rid of things that we don’t need. All of us have plenty of clothing, appliances and other items that we have not used in so long. In 2011, 90% of the clothes and material that was tossed could have been recycled. but were not. Since then, about 12 million tons have been thrown out each year. Let’s not let that happen this year.

Charitable donations are the best way to get rid of our gently used items. People need clothing donations...

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Give on the Cheap and Still Make a Difference With Charitable Clothing Donations

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Have you been looking to do a good turn? Are your closets overflowing with clothes you don’t wear or need anymore? Have you considered making a clothing donation? From veterans clothing donations to local clothing donations, almost every charitable organization will take clothing as a donation. During winter months especially, clothing donations can be incredibly welcome, to clothe the homeless or people in need. Instead of throwing out all those old winter coats or clothes that your kids don’t fit into anymore, why not give them a second life and another person a new set of clothes or a way to stay warm? It doesn’t require you giving any money or time, but is a wonderful act of kindness that can be appreciated

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Three Excellent Reasons for Donating Clothing to Charity This Winter

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Winter can be the most difficult time of the year for anyone but especially for people who are unable to stay warm and comfortable. For those without adequate food, shelter, and clothing, the winter months can be some of the longest of the year.

Fortunately, however, there are charity organizations that focus on helping families in need when the temperatures drop below freezing. One thing that charities look for during this time of the year is clothing because it can help just about everyone. If it’s been some time since you cleaned out your closets, here are three reasons you may want to consider donating clothing to charity:

    1. Donating clothing help

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What You Can Do to Help Fight Veteran Homelessness

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Out of all the hardships currently being endured by our veterans, perhaps the most troubling is homelessness. According to recent numbers, over 10% of all homeless Americans are military veterans, a number that’s hovering just under 70,000 in total. Additionally, and perhaps even more troubling, is that 89% of these vets received an honorable discharge from their service duties.

Why are vet homeless rates so high? You can blame PTSD, medical bills, unemployment or a number of other factors — but blame won’t put roofs over their heads or food on tables before them. Instead of focusing on blame and anger, do something about it. If you need to know where to begin looking, look no further than the list below.

HUD-VASH

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development a

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