Donating Old Clothes for Veterans

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It is no secret that the textile industry is one of the biggest and most popular in the world. Everyone needs clothes to wear, and often, luxury or designer clothes are manufactured in huge numbers, and novelty clothes and accessories are made, too. But when these purchased clothes wear out or go out of fashion, they often end up in someone’s closet for years, or get thrown away and end up in landfills. Instead, owners of many old clothes could instead send donations of clothing to charity organizations that need them. Today, in the age of abundance, many tons of old clothes can be diverted from landfills to charity foundations that send these garments to those in need.

Production and Waste

A lot of clothes are made every year, but they do not always end up on someone’s back. Many millions of tons of textiles are manufactured every year, but American citizens don’t always recycle or donate them as often as needed. In fact, it is estimated that only 15% of all clothes purc

Five Ways you Can Help Military Families

Written by Fred on . Posted in Donation pick up, Household donations, When to donate clothes

Clothes donations

Military members and families make a lot of sacrifices. They make the decision to protect their country. This often means spending time overseas and skipping important holidays and milestones. Many civilian families want to increase their level of appreciation, but do not know how they can help. There are actually many ways that you can show your appreciation for all that military members and their families do.

Express your appreciation
The easiest way to show your appreciation is to express it. Simply telling a person in uniform or a military family that you appreciate their service can do wonders. This form of gratitude does not cost anything and it does not require you to go out of your way to assist anyone. Most military families appreciate when civilians show and expres