22
May

Helping the Red Cross Through Clothing Donations

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in American red cross clothing donations, Red cross clothing donations, Red cross donation center

Charitable giving and volunteerism are an important part of American life. Organizations like the American Red Cross, which is one of the largest and most trusted charities in the U.S., rely on volunteers and donations for most of their work helping people in need. For those who want to help, there are many ways to support their mission. Besides monetary contributions, people can participate in or organize blood donation camps, volunteer to help people affected by disasters, and donate used clothing. They can choose whichever fits best into their lives and schedules. It’s even possible to schedule a Red Cross pickup for donations for especially large shipments.

What does the Red Cross do?
The American Red Cross is one of the largest and most trusted charities in the U.S. It was founded in 1881 to help people in need and has continued this mission both at home and worldwide. They help people affected by natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, and storms

02
Apr

Putting Your Used Clothes in the Right Hands

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in American red cross clothing donations, Clothing donation center, Donate clothes to red cross

Donate clothing

Americans own more clothing than ever before. With a low cost of labor, materials, production, shipping, and distribution, it is much easier to buy a new t-shirt or pair of pants than any other time in the past. Americans are buying more than 20 billion pieces of clothing per year. If this were broken down into the average amount of garments purchased per American per year, it would break down such that each American was purchasing nearly 68 garments and 7 pairs of shoes per year (more than one piece of clothing a week)!

While that might sound nice — the ability to purchase more and more items nowadays than ever before, it also comes with its issues, the foremost of which are that people are throwing away more clothing than ever before too. People aren’t holding onto clothes so as much as they are throw

24
Oct

How Your Clothes Can Warm Hearts

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in American red cross clothing donations, Donate clothes to red cross, Used clothing donations

Red cross clothing pick up

Do you have a closet full of old clothes? Maybe some of your shirts don?t fit or your shoes are no longer in style. Perhaps you aren?t sure where those plaid pink jeans came from. Whatever the reason, you haven?t worn anything from this pile of clothes for a long time, but you want to reclaim your closet. The Environmental Protection Agency has found that the average American will throw away 10 pounds of clothes every year. Instead of contributing to this statistic, you might want to consider visiting a clothing donation center.

It?s easier than you might think!

When you donate clothing, you are both making more room for yourself, and providing someo

06
Mar

The Ripple Effect of Good When You Donate Goods to Charity

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in American red cross clothing donations, Clothing donations, Donate clothing

Red cross pickup

Have you ever thought about donating all that clutter you have collecting dust to one of your local Red Cross donation centers? Or maybe you’re thinking that you didn’t even know that Red Cross donation centers were a thing. When you say “Red Cross donation center,” most minds go straight to blood donation, or even cash donation. The truth is, the Red Cross wouldn’t be able to administer aid in areas of crisis without the donations of household goods and gently used clothing from people like you.

We don’t mean for this to come across as a giant commercial for Red Cross donation centers. Whether you make Red Cross clothing donations, Continue Reading No Comments