If you are like most Americans, you have things that you simply don’t need or want anymore. At T-N-T Moving Systems, we strongly believe in donating unwanted items to local charities. Before you pack up and move with all those things you don’t want, consider donating to a local charity of your choice. It will actually save you time and money to get rid of stuff you don’t want before you move instead of after.
First thing to do is to sort through your belongings and separate the items. Different charities accept different types of donations. Here is a list of charities in Charlotte that will take your belongings. Some of them will even pick up certain items.
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont
Goodwill takes all sorts of household items from furniture to clothing to electronics. There are 7 staffed drop-off locations and provides pick up service to homes donating at least 6 large furniture items. You can call them at 704-393-6880 to schedule a pick up or visit their website www.goodwillsp.org for more information.
The Salvation accepts donations of household items at their retail thrift shops. They also accept things like diapers, toiletries, towels, washcloths, and pillows for their Center of Hope. Visit their website for more information about what types of donations they accept.
National Kidney Foundation of North Carolina
The National Kidney Foundation of North Carolina will pick up household and clothing items from your home to resale at the Carolina Value Village. All proceeds from the retail store benefit the National Kidney Foundation of North Carolina. To schedule a pickup, call them at 704-393-5780.
Crisis Assistance Ministry
Crisis Assistance Ministry in Charlotte operates a free store that provides a range of household items to families in need. They accept clothing donations as well as blankets, kitchenware, and personal care items. Furniture and working appliances are also accepted. Call them if you have questions about where and what to donate at 704-371-3001.
Charlotte Rescue Mission
The Charlotte Rescue Mission provides residential programs for homeless, jobless men and women with alcohol and drug addiction issues. You can check out their website for the updated list of needed items. Typically, they accept men and women’s clothing. Call them at 704-334-4635 for more information.
There are many more charities in the Charlotte area that take donations. Find one that you believe in, and make a donation. You will be glad you did. You will save time from having to pack up the items and save money because you will less for the movers to handle on move day. As always, T-N-T offers competitive rates and dependable movers. Call us anytime for a free quote at 704-523-1455.
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