Category Organizations that help military families

4 Ways to Make Donating Clothing a Breeze

Organizations that help military families

You likely have plenty of clothing in your home that you want to donate. Statistics show that, in 2007, nearly $5.8 billion worth of clothing donations were made to charities across the United States. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed at how to go about getting clothing out of your home. Here are five ways to make donating to charity easy.

  1. Break Project Into Smaller Steps

    Statistics show, in 1930, the average woman in the United State owned nine outfits, a number that is now closer to 30. You might find there’s a lot of clu
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Save the Planet by Donating Your Clothes! Here’s How

Clothes donations

There have been plenty of criticisms about the “fast fashion” that’s emerged — cheap clothing that encourages bulk buying and a swift discard months later. And while it may have been good for bargain hunters at thrift stores, it’s not so great for landfills. The average American woman owns an average of 30 outfits — and that number is ticking ever steadily upwards. On average, we toss over 80 pounds of textile waste annually and about 10.5 million tons of used clothing hits the landfills every year. The saddest part? Almost 100% of textile waste is actually recyclable. So if you’re purging your closet, what can you do with your clothing? Clothing donations are often sought by charitable organizations. You can organize a clothing swap

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Military operation and charity

Helping families in need

We as a species tend to live in a stew of contradictions. We reward the military order of the purple heart to soldiers for killing during war and then we turn around and condemn the people who sent those same soldiers to war. It’s not an efficient system and there’s no room here to assess the questions of morality and politics but there is an interesting backstory, or general backstory, to how this interplay has helped shaped the modern world. Whether you are asking yourself the simple question of where can i donate clothes or looking to research how armies have conducted themselves in the presence of civilians in centuries past, there is a lot to learn about the history of military and

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