Tag Archive: in-kind donations
Are you prepared to help others in the most effective and efficient way possible? When disasters strike, many people’s first impulse is to collect food or clothing; it is not unusual for community and local groups to collect thousands of pounds of material – typically used clothing, canned food and bottled water – realizing only afterward that they do not know whether it’s actually needed, how they will transport it or who will distribute it.
After having posted a contest to find the worst examples of in-kind donations, it was suggested that there are some... View Article
Sending donated items can undermine the local economy Recently the local news featured the story of an aid group seeking... View Article