Kids' Stuff: In With The New, Recycle The Old!
01/04/2010 12:00 PM
11/18/2010 12:10 PM
Stuff, stuff, and, more stuff! Now that St. Nick has eaten the cookies and gone, kids are playing with all their new toys and wearing their new shoes and clothing. So, what should you do with their old (but still good) stuff? Don't dump it! Donate it! Do Your Part and give your used toys, clothing and shoes a second life.
If grandma did your child in with new outfits, it's probably time to part with some of the items that no longer fit or that your child no longer wears. Goodwill and Salvation Army are both seeking additional gently used clothing items this year because donations have also suffered from the recession. Your child's hand-me-downs could quite simply help turn another person's life around. By taking your items to Goodwill you are funding employment and training programs that benefit over a million people every year. Donations taken to Salvation Army are recycled or sold through Family Stores with all proceeds funding operations at 119 Adult Rehabilitation Centers in the United States.
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