Donate old magazines. They pile up in your bedroom. There are stacks of them in your office. You keep a few in the bathroom. They fan out on your coffee table in the living room. You stuff a couple in your backpack or briefcase to read on your way to school or work. And the problem is, the new issue always shows up in your mailbox before you’ve had time to finish reading the last one! Ever wonder what to do with the piles and piles of old magazines? Don’t throw them away. Donate past issues of National Geographic ñ and a host of other magazines, too.
Wondering where to donate old magazines? You can donate used magazines to a charitable organization, a school, a community group, a hospital or library. DonationTown.org will do its best to help you find a charity in its ever-growing nationwide database that will accept your magazine donations. You can recycle your used magazines. But better yet, you can find a second life for old magazines by donating them. You can also schedule a fast, free pickup of your donations. It’s a free service for you and for the charity you’re supporting.
If you have trouble finding a charity willing to accept your magazine donations, many other places might welcome them. Consider the theme of the magazines you’d like to donate ñ pop culture, fashion, geographical, home and garden, science and technology, cooking, automotive, teen, children’s, history, literature, current events, pregnancy and parenting, wedding ñ to determine what type of venue might be appropriate. Donate old magazines to a local library. Donate magazines to a hospital. Donate old magazines to schools or day care centers. Donate used magazines to a dentist’s or doctor’s office or auto shop waiting room. Donate magazines to teen centers or community centers. You can also post an ad on Craigslist.org or Freecycle.org. With a little effort, you can find a new home for your favorite weeklies and monthlies.
For one, donating old magazines is ecologically responsible, as it keeps them out of overflowing landfills. Before you recycle them (don’t just throw them in the trash!), try to find someone who’d be happy to reuse them. Also, your magazine donations can be appreciated by others. Donating old magazines can make interesting reading material for people waiting for doctor’s appointments. Donated magazines can give friends and family members of hospital patients a few moments’ respite, a chance to get their minds off weightier things. Children at schools and day care centers can use your donated magazines for arts and crafts projects. A family moving across town can use your old magazines to wrap up precious household items. A second life for your old magazines is not too hard to find!
DonationTown.org is the best place on the web to find a new home for all the items you’d like to donate to charity. In a matter of minutes, you’ll be connected to a charity in your community and be able to schedule a fast, free pickup of your donations. All this, at no cost to you or the charity! Donate today and make a big difference to individuals in need.