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Make a Difference in Your Community With American Red Cross Clothing Donations

Non-profit organizations provide valuable services to their communities as well as the country at large. On an annual basis, these organizations contribute $666.1 billion to the United States’ economy as well. Every year, approximately 70% of the United States’ population makes some type of donation to charities of their choice. While some individuals may make monetary donations, others will give of their time and expertise. Still others will donate used clothing, household textiles, and other items that can be worn again, repurposed, or recycled.

It’s interesting to note that on an annual basis, Americans will purchase 20 billion pieces of clothing and shoes. When averaged out, this is the equivalent of every person purchasing 68 garments and seven pairs of shoes a year. Even though many of these items may be worn on a regular basis, the Environmental Protection Agency reported that Americans literally throw away a substantial percentage of their clothes. This amounts to an aver Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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How Your Clothing Donations Can Help the American Red Cross

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The American Red Cross is one of the best-known charities in the country. Their work is highly visible, and helps people in need of emergency shelter, food, clothes and other assistance. They’re on the scene of every emergency and disaster; in fact they respond to an emergency every 8 minutes. There are many ways to help the Red Cross carry out their work: you can volunteer, donate blood, receive training, volunteer, and make donations. Even if you don’t have a lot of money, you can help by making American Red Cross clothing donations, which will go to fund their programs.

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The American Red Cross was started in 1881 by Clara Barton and her associates. They were inspired by the International Red Cross based in Switzerland, which car Continue Reading

Alice Jennings

You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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