Are You Looking for a Place to Donate Clothing?

Written by Swap Shop on August 2nd, 2017. Posted in Local donation pick ups, Military support, Organizations that help military families

Donations for military families

The discussion with your two teenage daughters this morning was insightful. While you were finishing making them scrambled eggs on this second to last week of summer, the conversation turned to school clothes and what each of them were planning to wear for the first day back to class. That topic prompted you to mention again the need for both of your daughters to spend time organizing their closets before the busyness of school started again. That lead to talks about whether the girls should take their unworn extra clothing to one of the area resale stores, or if they should just donate the items they were no longer using.
Your older daughter pointed out that while it was nice to get the little bit of cash from the clothing resale stores, it made more sense to donate their still nice cloth

4 Easy Ways to Help Those in Need

Written by Swap Shop on January 23rd, 2017. Posted in Clothing donation, Organizations that help military families, Veterans donations

Children in need clothing

The whole idea of minimalism has become quite a popular concept in this day and age. Having tons of stuff doesn’t quite have the appeal that it used to. In fact, if you do have a lot of materials things, there are so many articles, blogs, bill boards, commercials and books that encourage you to get rid of these things. If you live in the same place for any period of time, it’s easy to end up collecting things over time. It may not even be that you went out and spent tons of money on it. It’s just a process of collecting things. Before you know it, your house is cluttered and your storage areas are full. When there are so many military families and other people in need, it’s almost a little selfish to hold on to all of these items that we barely use. Here are a few things that you can do if you are i