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The Easiest Way to Send Your Stuff to Charity

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But between Christmas shopping, wrapping presents, and cooking up holiday treats, doing whatever else you promised your family you'd do — while still going to work and keeping the kids fed — is a true struggle, leaving very little time to get to that donation box that's been sitting in the back of your closet for months.

Busy or not, giving is part of our care-taking nature — and it's also a good way to lessen the clutter in your house. After all, the nice thing about donating your gently used items is that you get to rid your space of things your family no longer uses while helping others in need in the process. But who has the spare time to figure out where to bring that donation box, much less the time to actually do it? The solution is simple: Use a donation pick-up.

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How to Find Local Charities to Pick Up Your Donations

Donation Town is an online directory of charities that offer donation pickup services for free. All you have to do is type in your zip code, choose a charity from the list, and then schedule a free donation pickup. Donation Town includes charities of all types and sizes, including The Salvation Army, Goodwill, and Habitat for Humanity.

Charities within the Donation Town database accept a variety of items, including clothing, shoes, furniture, toys, and household items. To lean more about acceptable donations, just type in your zip code and contact your charity of choice directly.

Donating to Others Just Got Easier

We're sure you've heard of that old saying, "One man's trash is another man's treasure," right? Just because your hand-me-downs aren't good enough for you anymore, doesn't mean there isn't someone else who wouldn't be grateful to have them. Aside from helping others in need, giving to charity also has other benefits: You'll receive tax deductions, get your home organized, and — according to a study published in the International Journal of Psychophysiology — help lower your blood pressure, which is something we could all benefit from during this time of the year.

Put your anxieties to the side this holiday season, and let Donation Town do the heavy lifting for you.

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