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Salvation Army or goodwill

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I have around 700 hundred pieces of clothing to donate, shoes, couches, other furniture, and baby items. Which one benefits communities better and which is less of a hassle to get the tax deduction from?
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by on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:20 AM
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ksueditz
by on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:33 AM
We always donate to Goodwill. They just give us a receipt that we give to our tax guy. But, honestly, until a week ago, I didn't know we had a local salvation army. So I've never been.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Goodwill wont take alot of the baby items because of so many recalls. I tried last summer and they wouldn't take any baby stuff other than clothes and strollers
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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Pretty sure that's illegal and inaccurate.

Quoting Mamasomedaysoon:

I don't know but I heard the salvation army won't offer help/ hire you if you are gay.

We always donate to the DI.


Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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Thats not true.they dont ask you anything. They helpef my brothrr when he got out of rehab and he is gay.


Quoting CM_Junkie:

DI?




Quoting Mamasomedaysoon:

I don't know but I heard the salvation army won't offer help/ hire you if you are gay.





We always donate to the DI.


SweetPea2004
by Platinum Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:36 AM

A women's shelter or Salvation Army or savers 

SweetPea2004
by Platinum Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:37 AM


You do know goodwill throws most of the donated items away?

Quoting cmc638:

Goodwill I would never support the salvation army with everything they stand for



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JacksMom1221
by Platinum Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:37 AM
This. Or a homeless shelter. Not sure about the tax deductions but you'll be helping people who really need it.

Quoting Anonymous:

Neither

Women's shelter.

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bellawomen
by Summer on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:38 AM
I personally support Goodwill after I have seen what they do for people in the disability community. As someone with a mentally handicap sister, it meant the world to her to work there. I will never donate to Salivation Army because I feel they are too restrictive on who they choose to help.
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drewby75061
by on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:40 AM

i would stay away from  goodwill! they pick what they want and throw alot away 

CM_Junkie
by on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:40 AM
Holy crud how did I forget about that! I need to see if we have one


Quoting Anonymous:

Neither

Women's shelter.


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