The holidays are just around the corner. It’s never been a better time to think about what you can do to help out your community.
Local clothing donations pair nicely with a trip to your nearby food drive or community outreach center. They do the dual work of clearing out your closet and offering families of all shapes and sizes clothes they need to shrug off the cold. You can even do your part to help out the environment. There are better and worse ways to help charity foundations, however. Local clothing donations do even better when you take the time to gauge the quality and shuffle through the most in-demand items.
Here are five tips to make sure your clothing donation is doing as much good as possible.
Check Your Clothes For Holes, Rips Or Stains
If you’re planning on having your clothes put on the rack, take a few minutes to look over your unwanted sweaters and jeans for any blemishes. The average American today throws away nearly