We all know that charitable donations don’t have to just be monetary in nature. While getting that cold, hard cash is always useful to any charitable organization, very few of us can afford to make large donations in cash frequently. Clothes are another huge section of donatable items that are very much in need, but many people already know they can donate clothes whenever they want. In this article, we want to focus a little more on the items that don’t get donated as often. These items may seem small or innocuous at first glance, but they can go on to really help someone in need. Here a few useful items you never thought to donate to charity that might make it into your next round of donations.
It’s safe to say that nobody’s favorite thing to do is move to a new house. You might be excited about the new home and the opportunities that go along with that, but the actual moving process is a whole other story entirely. Moving can be stressful, time-consuming, and costly if you don’t know what you’re doing. Even if you’ve done it plenty of times in the past, something can always go wrong or slip through the cracks.
It’s time to put your spring cleaning shoes on and get a fresh start for the new season. If you’re like many people, your home has probably acquired a stash of unused items that you don’t need to hang onto anymore. This is normal during winter, but now it’s time to take your home back. We’ll give you a few tips for decluttering your home, room by room, so that you know what to watch out for.
People who have volunteered to sort through donations before know that there are some things to look out for because not everyone knows what they can and cannot donate. Even if the item itself is fine, it might not be in usable condition. If you make regular donations, you probably want those donations to make a real impact. Here are a few dos and don’ts when donating items to charity that you should be aware of.
At one time or another, we’ve all stood in front of a mess and thought, “I’ll just get to it later.” But what happens when later never comes? When is the right time to start cleaning up everything you’ve been putting off? And how do you stop your messes from accumulating again in the future? All these questions have simple answers, but they may not always be obvious when you’re in the middle of everything. Here, we’ve put together a guide on decluttering: when it’s time and how to prevent it going forward.