Hartford, Connecticut — Here’s an opportunity to clean out closets and make a difference by supporting The Network Against Domestic Abuse.
On Sunday, June 3, 2012, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, The Network Against Domestic Abuse will team up with Charities of Hope to host a Clothing and Shoe donation drive. The event is open to the community, and you can drop off your items for donation at our table located at Shop Rite of Enfield’s 2nd Anniversary Event, 40 Hazard Avenue, Enfield.
According to Charities of Hope event coordinator Siobhan Becker: “We have the highest regard for the work that The Network Against Domestic Abuse does, so it was a very easy decision to work with this organization. Our goal is to raise 10,000 pounds of clothes so we need the community to come out and support our efforts.”
Accepted donations include:
- accessories (purses, backpacks, hats, gloves, ties, scarves, belts, etc.)
- household fabrics (bedding, curtains, towels, bath mats, etc.)
*Please no furniture, appliances, or toys. If you can, please put clothing in well-tied, plastic garbage bags and package shoes in a separate bag.
The Network Against Domestic Abuse believes in the rights of all persons to live in a safe and unthreatening environment. The Network assists families and individuals who have experienced domestic and interpersonal violence, educates to promote healthy relationships, and advocates for safer communities. The services of “The Network” are free. For more information please visit www.networkagainstdomesticabuse.org.
Charities of Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the blessings received in one’s life journey by ‘giving back’ to local communities. We operate a true not-for-profit that changes people’s clothing or shoe donations into a monetary donation to a charity. Charities of Hope offers organizations an opportunity to raise funds for their favorite charity, local school or community organizations. Charities of Hope collects used clothing/shoes and resell them to generate funds for development projects. For more information please visit www.charitiesofhope.org
Written by John Caruso
Thursday, 08 March 2012
New Canaan Advertiser
Matt Dalen’s [Feb. 9] article, “Where do clothes go from Elm Street charity drop?” was much needed and long overdue. Too many of these clothing collection bin organizations hide behind charities and prey on the good nature of folks that just to want to give their unwanted clothing or shoes to a worthy cause. Exposing their unjust behavior is a great step in stopping this corruption. Read more
Charities of Hope is partnering with Chariots of Hope to “Make a Difference”.
Chariots of Hope, a nonprofit organization, has been established for the purpose of collecting used wheelchairs. The donated wheelchairs are then repaired and distributed, at no cost to the recipient, to those in need. Charities of Hope is now excepting donations of used wheel chairs for Chariots of Hope.
This collection effort is a part of the Charities of Hope Help Us – Help You program. Help Us – Help You is an innovative way to help the community, and nonprofits to prosper through monetary donations, and assistants as needed with donation collections and much more.
If you have a chair or like items you would like to donate to Chariots of Hope or if you have a nonprofit or community organization and you would like more information about our Help Us – Help You program and how your organization can benefit please call 860-424-0093 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Charities of Hope is currently looking for donations of the following items. All item donations are tax deductible. We thank you in advance for your willingness to give to your community through our organization!
Charities of Hope expresses our sincere thanks for the all who were involved in helping to make our charity boot drive a success.
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John and the gang were very excited to be included in central CT’s premier weekly paper focused on local organizations.
Here’s an excerpt,
“In addition to giving, Charities of Hope offers employment opportunities to those that are trying to turn their lives around. The charity provides an opportunity to those who need to fulfill community service hours with work at the warehouse. Volunteers are needed to help with drop-off box clothing collection and sorting, and other warehouse duties.”