5 Reasons to Donate Items You Won’t Be Keeping

June 1, 2020

Moving Made Easy Downsizing Tips

Donating your unwanted clothing and personal items can be a win-win in that your good deed benefits a person in need and likely a cause you support.

Your donation can also qualify as a charitable donation for tax purposes. The contribution must be to a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Churches, religious organizations, government entities, and nonprofits such as Goodwill, the Salvation Army, and American Red Cross fall into this category.  Learn more at: https://www.irs.gov/publications/p561

5 Reasons to Donate Items You Won’t Be Keeping
  1. Donate to a cause you support
  2. Feels good to help those in need
  3. Get a receipt for a tax deduction
  4. Keeps items out of landfills
  5. Easier than an estate sale

To help support your organizing and downsizing efforts, your community offers Moving Made Easy®. With the Moving Made Easy® program, you benefit from a Personal Relocation Manager, a professional relocation and real estate expert who provides support, education, and advocacy.  Keep the momentum toward achieving your goals. If you haven’t already tell your community, “I’d like a Personal Relocation Manager to call me.”

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