The American Red Cross is part of The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the largest volunteer network in the world, with operations in almost 200 countries.
Altogether, they have several activities nationwide, from rapid disaster response, to offering health and safety training and education. On top of that, provide support to military personnel and veterans, as well as their families. Volunteers with the American Red Cross have also been sent overseas to offer aid, particularly in areas ravaged by calamity or disease.
One of the Red Cross’ most recognizable causes if their blood drives. Individuals interested in giving blood can find a blood drive near them by entering their zip code into the Red Cross’ official website. Organizations that wish to host blood drives may coordinate with the Red Cross for information and guidance.
Donations of clothing and items of value are welcome at some of their locations, such as the American Red Cross of Massachusetts and the American Red Cross St. Louis Chapter. If you’re interested in donating to the Red Cross, give your local chapter a call beforehand to confirm.
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Donation bins for this organization are located all over the United States, as you can see from the map above. Some chapters, such as the American Red Cross of Missouri, have their own lists of drop-off locations.
If you’re unable to find a Red Cross location near you, why not give Goodwill a go. You can find a list of all the Goodwill drop box locations and thrift stores that accept donations right here at Clothe Donations as well.
Some local Red Cross chapters partner with other charitable organizations, such as Green Drop and Charity Clothing Pickup, to collect clothing donations, which are bought in bulk by thrift shops all over the country.
The American Red Cross has chapters nationwide, but currently has the most offices in California, Virginia, North Dakota, Texas and Massachusetts.
If you are in Texas, you’ll be pleased to know that you have one of the highest number of charities to choose from when donating your clothes. You can find a list of all the clothing donations bins in Texas here.