The COVID-19 pandemic has turned life upside down. The one-two punch of the pandemic and recession has caused widespread suffering as people worry about their health and finances simultaneously. You can help by donating to one of these top charities for COVID-19 relief.
Is it time to replace your old electronic device? Rather than tossing it or letting it collect dust in storage, donate it to a worthy cause. But your donation can do the most good if you give it to organizations that can make the most of that device. Pick one of these worthy charities.
When something terrible happens, it’s natural to want to donate to the organizations trying to help. But crooks can take advantage of disasters to solicit donations to scam charities. Fortunately, it’s easy to check into a charity before donating to ensure your money’s going to a good cause.
There are plenty of charities and nonprofit organizations that will happily take your old furniture if it’s in good condition (and sometimes, even if it’s not). Plus, many charities pick up furniture donations for free. The hardest part is picking the best charity to donate used furniture to.
Donating your used car to charity is a convenient way to dispose of an old vehicle while reaping tax benefits. Plus, donating your vehicle lets you skip the hassle of trying to sell the car yourself. In fact, the most challenging part of car donations is finding the right charity to donate to.
Donating old clothes has several benefits. It keeps unused garments out of landfills and gets them into the hands of people who can use them. It may also result in a charitable tax deduction. With so many national and local organizations that accept used clothes, it’s easy to find one near you.
When you’re on a tight budget, you need to stretch every dollar as far as it can go. Freecycle helps people give things away to those who can use them. While there are some downsides, Freecycle is easy to use and good for both your wallet and the environment. Here’s how it works.
If an extra vehicle is gathering dust in your driveway, donating it to charity lets you skip the hassle of selling it and may land you a tax deduction. But it’s crucial to follow these steps to ensure the charity gets the most it can from the car — and you get the biggest tax deduction possible.
Do you have a lot of stuff you just don’t need? Fortunately, you can donate it to charity for a tax deduction. But don’t just drop stuff off at a drop box. Several best practices ensure the donation process goes as smoothly and the charity can make the most of your donation.
Few things make it easier to let go of possessions than knowing they’re going to a worthy cause. But to maximize the good your stuff can do, you have to know the best places to donate different types of merchandise. These charities have different niches, but they all allow you to help those in need.
It may be better to give than to receive, but receiving a tax break for their charitable giving is a good incentive for many taxpayers. And a new option to deduct some cash contributions without itemizing could encourage even more giving. Do you qualify?
If you’re embarking on a decluttering campaign, you probably have loads of old books to offload. But don’t just throw them in the recycling bin — or worse, the garbage. Donate them to one of these organizations, which can rehome your used books to bring joy or knowledge to a new reader.