01
Nov

4 Tips Everyone Should Read Before Donating to Charity

Written by Shopping Video. Posted in Pick up clothing donations, Support for military families, Used clothing pick up

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Many people around the world donate gently used items to charities across the world. In fact, statistics from 2011 found that nearly 2 million tons of textiles were either donated to charities or recycled in the United States. That being said, you might feel overwhelmed at the thought of preparing donations of your own. It’s understandable to feel a little nervous when starting a project within the home. However, following a few simple tips will help ensure that preparing donations of your own can be incredibly easy and rewarding. Here are four tips to make donating to charity easier than normal.

  1. Start With a Plan

    You’ll find that beginning to collect donations from your home is easier with a plan in place. For instance, you might want to begin by writing down a list
10
Jun

Rundown Motels and Hospitals to Be Used for Veteran Housing in LA

Written by Shopping Video. Posted in Clothing donations, Local donation pick ups, Support for military families

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New funding is helping military families and veterans find shelter in old motels around Los Angeles.

A recent “homelessness state of emergency” has been declared in Los Angeles due to the increasing number of homeless people in the city. Newsy reports that veterans make up 3% of the L.A. population but make up 11% of the city’s homeless population.

According to the Huffington Post, veterans will soon be able to stay in old motels and area hospitals that will act as apartments. A $100 budget has been given for funding for this