06
Jul

Why Store Those Outgrown Clothes When You Can Donate Them to a Good Cause?

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Red cross clothing donations, Red cross clothing pickup, Red cross pickup

American red cross donations

Now that the season is changing yet again, you have probably been going through closets and cupboards. If you have young children, you may have discovered that it’s time for their summer wardrobe, and perhaps a few new outfits in anticipation of their returning to school in the fall. Once you’ve piled together everything that doesn’t fit anymore, you can call for a Red Cross clothing pickup!

Not only will the Red Cross accept used clothing donations, they will also conveniently pick them up at your home, office, or organization. Red Cross donations help this non-profit organization provide relief to families and communities in need. You may be aware that this organization is open 24 hour

20
Sep

Charity in Action How the Red Cross is Partnering with GreenDrop to Help Communities in Need

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Clothing donation pickup, Red cross clothes donation, Red cross clothing pickup

Clothing donation center

As a species, we tend to take a lot of things for granted. We assume that the sun will rise tomorrow, that our car will start in the morning, that we will always have our homes. It is not until we have everything we take for granted taken away from us that we realize exactly how fortunate we are. Unfortunately for the 564,708 people who are regularly homeless in the country, there is very little they have that can be taken for granted. It is estimated that roughly 15% of the homeless population are considered chronically homeless individuals that have nowhere to turn. In spite of so many people in regular need, as Americans we tend to waste a lot of precious goods that could be used to clothe, warm, and shelter those in need.

The Extent of American Waste

The Environment