It’s that time of the year again! Festivities are rampant through the U.S, with many of us preparing for summer with elaborate plans and outings for family and friends. However, this season also tells a tale of something more important than trips—narratives of the less fortunate. There are many citizens who rely on charitable donations to last them through the upcoming frigid, winter months. Many families in need are simply overlooked to celebrate the holidays through materialistic means, but that’s not all holiday spirit accounts for. If you or a friend are truly feeling in the holiday spirit this year, helping families in need and military families through the gift of giving is present worth cherishing forever. According to statistics, the average American purchases nearly 10 pounds of clothes each year in the U.S, most of these clothes end up never or hardly being worn because the ratio of outfits to a person nearly doubles what they might wear during an average lifetime. There a
When you aren’t sure where to donate clothes or where to donate household items, charitable organizations such as The Military Order of the Purple Heart would appreciate receiving these items. Do you have items for a Purple Heart Veterans pick up?
Donating is easy when you can have items picked up at your home. GreenDrop, which is one of the organizations that provides this service for The Military Order of the Purple Heart, collects approximately 100 tons of used clothes, electronics, and household goods every week. Not only does donating used items prevent overflowing landfills, it also benefits military families in need.
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