Tag Archives: donation

Appearance Alone

His name was David, but most just called him “the street fiddler.” David was a disheveled, older man who was a regular fixture in popular places in our city, serenading passers-by with unusual skill at his violin. In exchange for … Continue reading

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House Cleaning Tips: Closet Edition

Edit your closet as you go. Keep a hamper or bag in your closet where you can throw items of clothing that don’t work anymore as you’re getting ready in the morning. Sort through it once a month, and toss, … Continue reading

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Charitable Tax Tips

Get it in writing : Ask for an itemized receipt for any donation of money or goods, even if the amounts to less than the IRS $250 threshold. if your noncash donation is worth more than $500, you have to … Continue reading

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How to Safely Get Rid of an Old Computer

I have four PC’s that I would like to discard/recycle or donate, and want to make sure that the hard drives for each are sufficiently cleaned so that any information on them cannot be retrieved. Is there a relatively easy … Continue reading

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Thrift-shop chain isn’t as charitable as it seems

The Headline “Thrift-shop chain isn’t as charitable as it seems”  alone Made Me Want to Scream the company — the biggest for-profit thrift-shop chain in the world, with 330 stores — at times used signs and ads with logos from … Continue reading

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