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Would you take winter clothes offered on "Freecycle" now, if you needed them?
I have the time & ENERGY now to go through my DD's old clothes & finally get rid of them. (I'm on a roll now with doing the chores I usually put off as long as it is p o s s i b l e!!!) I want to get rid of my DD's tons of clothing (all seasons), including several winter clothing. Would you ask for them if you needed them?

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Posts: 2230 | Location: "The Garden State", NJ ~ Zone 7 | Registered: Nov 05, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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If someone needs an item, I'd think they'd be happy to take them when they can get them. So go ahead an offer on Freecycle. Besides, winter clothes will be on sale before you know it!


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Posts: 6198 | Location: Northwest Florida | Registered: Dec 12, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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i'd do it now. does 'freecycle' mean you are giving these away? or do they post your ad for free? i wind up giving things to thrift shops because i never have enough to have a garage sale.
 
Posts: 3535 | Location: SF Peninsula Zone 10a | Registered: Aug 27, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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There is always a need for any clothes. Please consider taking some of your things to a homeless shelter. There are children there in need as well as adults.
Homeless don't have access to Freecycle so they have to get their clothes from shelters. Jusst a thought!


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Posts: 1371 | Location: NE.Ok zone 6b | Registered: Oct 09, 2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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And another place that has a great need is any abused women/children's home.
We have one here and most of these women leave with only what they have on...not even a change of underwear. And many of them have their kids with them.

The abused women's shelters/homes can use just about anything....when these women are ready to leave, they have to set up a house/home all over again...kitchen utensils, drapes/curtains, rugs, odd pieces of furniture, kids toys/books...even old grills.


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Yes, on Freecycle everything offered is FREE, on "Craigslist", the ads are free and there are many different topics. My niece got her first teaching job last year from "Craigslist" the week she graduated from college, and my DD got her summer internship from Craigslist last yr. so it's wise for people to check it out! But with Craigslist there have been incidences reported so you do have to exercise CAUTION.
I don't know where there are abused women/children's homes. They are usually kept secret so the abuser can't find the victims. We have no homeless shelters here, but the next town over. Thanks for the suggestions.
 
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I would check with your local Red Cross or Department of Family and Children Services. I'm sure they can give you some suggestions.
 
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Originally posted by Waverider Wink:
Yes, on Freecycle everything offered is FREE, on "Craigslist", the ads are free and there are many different topics. My niece got her first teaching job last year from "Craigslist" the week she graduated from college, and my DD got her summer internship from Craigslist last yr. so it's wise for people to check it out! But with Craigslist there have been incidences reported so you do have to exercise CAUTION.
I don't know where there are abused women/children's homes. They are usually kept secret so the abuser can't find the victims. We have no homeless shelters here, but the next town over. Thanks for the suggestions.


Wavy, there is usually someone or some business that collects for the abused homes. Call your none emergency number for the police, bet they can tell you who it is.
Ours is a local beauty shop, they keep it all in the back and an employee comes & picks it up every time there is enough for a load.


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Just an additional thought....

For anyone who wants to get rid of old magazines or books...the abused home can usually use some of those too and don't forget the nursing homes. Those folks are very grateful to get new reading materials.


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