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Published December 13th, 2013 by

It’s the holiday season, and many of you out there are probably planning on giving to charity, whether financially or through in-kind donations. We talked to local Chicago charities to find out what types of donations are most needed at the holidays. They’ve made their Christmas lists, so now you…

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Published December 8th, 2013 by

Donating items to charity is a great way to make an impact with the things you no longer are using! It gives your goods a second life and can be used directly by a charity while also reducing their direct costs of helping those in…

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Published December 6th, 2013 by

Holidays for children generally revolve around getting presents. Unfortunately, sometimes the focus on getting over giving leads to “gimme” attitudes and disappointment, leaving kids cranky and parents exhausted. We’ve noticed an awesome trend of families trying out creative methods of charitable holiday gifts with their kids during the holiday…

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Published November 6th, 2013 by

Have you ever wanted to get friends and family together to throw a donation drive? If you have or if you’re interested in doing a donation drive for the first time, we’ve made it easy with some steps below.

1. Decide what you’re going to collect

When collecting donations for…

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Published November 4th, 2013 by

When you look around your house for items to donate, your car may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But there are many charities that would be thrilled to use a car that you no longer need. Instead of selling or trading in a…

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Published August 5th, 2013 by

Giving away a refrigerator doesn’t have to be this difficult

Have you ever been in the process of remodeling your kitchen and wondered how to donate appliances? Donating and recycling appliances are great ways to protect the environment, as many of these machines contain pollutants – such as…

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Published July 19th, 2013 by

“Where should I donate money?” is a question that many potential donors have asked themselves when trying to do good. Monetary donations to charitable organizations are great ways to cause positive change in your community. However, it sometimes seems impossible to know which cause to support, or which charities will…

Read More Where Should I Donate Money? The Charity Transparency Issue