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

charitable donations

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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Charity Clothing Donations Three Reasons Why Everyone is Helped By Them

Clothing donation

Do you have extra clothing in your closet? Are there garments that your children or other family members haven’t worn in years? If so, you may want to consider donating clothing to charity in order to get rid of it. Why give your used clothing donations to charities? Charity organizations often work toward helping families in need with these donations, and they also recycle clothing in order to divert it from landfills. There are several benefits to donating your old clothing to charity. If you’re just getting started, take a look at these three reasons why charity clothing donations can help everyone.

1. It benefits you. If you’ve ever had a spring cleaning project that took up too much of your

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The Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation One of the Many Organizations Working to Help War Veterans

Helping families in need

We are no doubt indebted to the men and women that serve in the armed forces. They risk their lives every day to protect the rights and freedom of Americans, as well as other nation’s residents. They are given high quality training, equipment, and knowledge to do their jobs, and they do it to the best of their ability. Unfortunately, when they get back home, they face an entirely different battle field.

The United States veteran unemployment rate, as of March 2013, was 7.1% for veterans 18 years of age or older. This number declined to 6% by March 2014, but a February Bureau of Labor Statistics study showed that post-9/11 veteran unemployment has increased to 9.4%. While these numbers are not indicative of the national trend, they do confirm that thousands of veterans and their families are suffering

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