Recycle Your Clothes and Linens

Next time you clean out a closet, here is a great option for what to do with your discard pile:  take your unwanted clothes and linens to a textile recycling location.

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Donate Your Unused Coats

Here’s a great way to create space in your closet and, at the same time, help out those in need.

The annual New York Cares Coat Drive runs every December.   Their web site states:  “New York Cares collects nearly 70,000 gently used, freshly laundered winter coats each December and distributes them to thousands of men, women, and children who would otherwise be cold.”

“90% of homeless adults need a new, warm coat each winter because they have no place to keep one over the summer months.  But it’s not just homeless people who need our help; thousands of New Yorkers each year are forced to make a choice between buying a winter coat and putting food on the table, or meeting other basic survival needs.”

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