Charity foundations

Want to Assist Disabled Veterans? Here’s How Your Donations Can Help

As of 2014, there were an estimated 22 million military veterans living in the United States and as of 2014, 3.8 million veterans were living with a service-connected disability. There are many ways to go about helping disabled veterans. Organizations such as Purple Heart Pickup accept a myriad of items that are donated to disabled veterans. Many other places accept donations of clothing and support charities for wounded soldiers. Many donated products are given new life in developing nations where individuals purchase used American goods for pennies of their original price. Internationally, more than 14.3 million tons of donated American […]

How Clothes Donations to Veterans can Make a Difference

Clothes are an interesting commodity in the United States. Due to the varying seasons, the changing trends, and other factors, Americans are constantly buying and discarding clothes, which creates a enormous problem, but an equally enormous opportunity. On average, Americans buy 70 pounds of clothes, linens, and other fabric products each year, which is more than double what they purchased 20 years ago. Roughly 5% of municipal waste is made up of fabric from these clothes and linens being thrown away. By donating clothes, Americans can reduce waste going to landfills while helping veterans. Currently Americans donate or recycle roughly […]