Martin Luther King Girls Water Polo

The Martin Luther King High School Girls Water Polo team scored another awesome goal when they decided to do a clothing drive fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause! The team of players from Riverside, California was determined to do well in their fundraiser last February. They were hoping to raise enough money to help pay for some of the costs of transportation to get to their meets. They also wanted to collect enough to pay for some new nets and balls. The team has done a clothing drive fundraiser before, and the last time they did, they raised about 3500
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Chapman Hills Elementary Outdoor Education Fund

Seems it never rains in Southern California. That is, unless the Clothes for the Cause truck is making a stop in Orange, California in winter maybe! In January, the students from the Chapman Hills Elementary School wanted to raise some money for their Outdoor Education Fund. They decided the best way to do that, was a clothing drive fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause. Their goal was to fill the entire trailer. Not an easy task. But, these kids were determined, and they worked so hard! For weeks before the Clothes for the Cause trailer arrived, they started collecting at
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Leukemia and Lymphoma Research

When a family is affected by cancer, it is devastating. That’s why three friends in Redlands, California knew they had to do something to end this terrible, deadly disease. They are actively doing whatever they can to contribute to Leukemia and Lymphoma Research. Doing a clothing drive fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause is their way to help cancer research and to help find a cure. Last year, they did a clothing drive fundraiser in July and were able to raise 2,290 pounds, which isn’t bad considering onlyl three people were involved. Which is what makes this clothing drive fundraiser
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10 Tips for a Successful Social Media Campaign

Social Media plays a role in millions of people’s lives. Whether it’s Facbook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and even Snapchat. These websites are also gaining popularity as an excellent way to not just help with fundraisers, but also to make them a huge success and a fantastic way to network with friends, family and supporters of your cause. There really is great value in using these tools to support your campaign, especially if it’s done well. Whether you are just starting out, or are a seasoned expert, these following 10 tips will help you keep up with the rapidly changing world
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Riverside NCL

If you’ve ever heard about the National Charity League, then you probably already know that it’s a non-profit national organization of mother and daughter members in Chapters across the United States. The National Charity League was established in 1925, when a group of women founded the organization in Los Angeles. They supported the American Red Cross by making layettes and assembling food baskets for the hungry during the holidays. The women engaged their daughters and by 1938, the daughters formed their own group. Last January the Riverside, California Chapter decided to do a Clothing Drive Fundraiser with Clothes for the
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Girl Scouts

The Girl Scout slogan, which has been used since 1912, is “Do a good turn daily.”* That’s exactly what the Girl Scouts in troop 43626 in Everett, Washington embody. They decided to do a Clothing Drive Fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause in February, because the young ladies are raising money for a trip to Europe in 2019. Their original goal amount was 5,000 pounds. However, as they quickly topped that figure, they decided to try to reach the next level. Soon, their storage unit was almost filled to the top. Tossing those heavy bags up was quite a job
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Beaumont Cheer

Can I get a C? Can I get an F? Can I get a T? Can I get a C? What does that stand for? Clothes for the Cause! The cheerleaders in Beaumont, California know what it spells, because they’ve done a Clothing Drive Fundraiser before. The first time they did a fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause, they collected 4,150 pounds. That was back in March, 2016. This time, it was important for these competitive young ladies to beat their previous attempt! While they were collecting their bags of clothes, their energy was always high and super positive. This
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CCCI Los Angeles

We hear a lot about crime, devastation, and tragedy among communities in South Los Angeles. That’s why it’s nice to hear about the success stories from leaders and groups in the community who are dedicated to improving the well-being of people in the community. Last year, the Concerned Citizens Community Involvement (CCCI) decided to do a clothing drive fundraiser to raise money for the organization. Clothes for the Cause has worked with CCCI for 2 summers now. Last August they stuffed the truck with more than 9,270 pounds of textiles, which brought them $1440! South Los Angeles has several disadvantaged
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Siena Elementary

The awesome students from Siena Elementary are at it again! The kids from Meridian, Idaho decided to do a second Clothing Drive Fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause after having so much success with the first one. Last year, all of the money they raised went towards “Coats for Kids”. This time, they decided to again donate 100 percent of their profits to the community. This time, they picked the “Weekend Backpack Program” as their charity. It’s a program that gives backpacks of food to send home with students over the weekend who may go hungry without it. They wanted
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Natural Ivy

Living in the inner city of Los Angeles, California is tough. That’s why Natural Ivy is doing something to improve life for everyone by building a community garden at their facility in Los Angeles, California. It’s an urban garden that the homeless population in the area can enjoy, use, and help nurture. It will not only be a project they can take ownership in, but they can enjoy delicious fruits and vegetables from the garden and help take care of it. Last year, they decided to do a clothing drive fundraiser. They reached about half of their goal through the
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