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Behind Clothes Doors

In my twelve years of organizing, I have worked with so many clients struggling with their clothing. It is piled on the floor of the closet, bedroom or laundry room. It was washed, forgotten and had to be rewashed. Half clean and half dirty clothes that have intermingled on the living room couch. Clothing stored in bins and boxes in the attic or basement or…

End the consumption of plastic water bottles!

One of the easiest ways to protect our environment is to stop consuming plastic water bottles. It’s easy to reduce your consumption of plastic water bottles simply by investing in a re-usable water bottle and water filter. Around 2.7 million tons of plastic is used for the manufacturing of water bottles and more than 75% of plastic water bottles are never recycled, they are simply thrown…

Wheels For Wishes & Wellness Car Donations

Wheels For Wishes & Wellness is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit car donation program that benefits children’s hospitals in Connecticut. If you have an unwanted car, boat, RV or motorcycle, Wheels For Wishes & Wellness will pick it up for free from anywhere in Connecticut! Since Wheels For Wishes & Wellness is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, you will also receive the maximum possible tax deduction for your car…

Spring is in the air!

It’s that time of year again! Spring cleaning is upon us. Luckily our members are here to provide simple spring organizing tips to help you accomplish your organizing goals. Rather than dreading spring cleaning, think of it as an opportunity to get rid of the items you don’t use and donate them to a good cause. Check out these great tips from a few of…

Why Donate?

The easiest way to give back to your community is by getting rid of clutter and donating your unwanted items. Today I would like to share a bit about some of our favorite organizations who need your support! From non-profits who support children and families in need to those who support Veterans, homeless and animals in need – our online community has been a support system…

New Year – Let’s Get Organized!

Happy New Year everyone! Did you know that January is the national “Get Organized (GO) Month”? It is alright if you didn’t know because we are here to inspire you to Get Organized this month and start 2014 off right. GO Month is dedicated to raising awareness for the benefits of hiring a professional organizer and being organized as you begin a New Year. Having…

A Little Nudge in the Right Direction

No matter which path that you choose to take in your life, along the way it is so important to think of others. Being thoughtful of other people will encourage us to be aware of those around us who may need our help. Many of the inspiring charities listed within our Donation Pickup Directory offer their support for those who need it. Whether they focus…

Thanksgiving Dinner Organized

As we get closer and closer to Thanksgiving, Organizers for Charity is here to help you get your dinner organized! Our members have joined together to share their time saving and stress relieving tips for creating an organized and successful Thanksgiving dinner celebration. Check out Natasha’s, Amy’s, Kelly’s, Joanna’s, Julie’s Theresa’s, and Beth’s advice that will help you enjoy the moment with your family rather than having…

Cleaner Air in Your Home

A great benefit from getting organized is a cleaner home. We all know how great it feels to come home to a clean, safe and relaxing environment. If you are looking to bring a little extra happiness into your home, I recommend freshening up your life with a beautiful houseplant! According to sustainablebabysteps.com, harmful toxins such as benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde are often present in…

Happiness in Helping Others

In life, happiness is key. I believe that part of being happy is bringing happiness to the lives of others. There are so many simple ways to make a positive impact on others while doing your part for your community. My favorite way of giving back and helping others is getting my own home organized. I know, it sounds like I am only helping myself……

Fall Organizing Tips From Our Members

With fall in full affect, we all know that winter and the holiday season are right around the corner. To help you get prepared, here are a few organizing tips straight from our fabulous members!     Check out these successful organizing tricks from Anne, Julie, Beth and Natasha! “Write a list of everyone you want to give a gift to and decide your budget for each person.…

Help Us Expand Across the Map

With our home base being in Southern California, we are eager to expand our community all across the United States! As more professional organizers join our community, we urge you to help us spread the word. Do you know friends in the professional organizing community? Invite them to sign up today! Let’s bring our communities together to take part in the Organizers for Charity mission of…

Inspiration From Our New Members

I wanted to share a few of our new members with the world! Talk about inspiring, read up on a two professional organizers in Oregon who have recently joined our community. Anne Blumer Can you say professional? That is just the word to describe Anne Blumer and her inspiring business, SolutionsforYou, Inc. Not only does Anne hold multiple certificates of training as an Level II ADD…

Life’s a Balancing Act

As we all know, life is full of twists and turns and can often be quite unpredictable. Between family, work, friends and house work, our daily lives can become a bit chaotic. It’s all about having a little balance in life. Here’s 5 of my favorite organizing tips that will promote balance and make your life easier:   1. Use containers, baskets and jars to…

Getting Organized is Easy

How many of us procrastinate on organizing because we don’t know what to do with all the extra, unwanted stuff? From experience, I know that after a day of cleaning and organizing we tend to have a pile of items that we need to get rid of to clear the clutter in our homes. Those items usually either stay piled in that corner for weeks…

What is a Professional Organizer?

Have you ever wondered what a professional organizer actually does? Well, no need to wonder any more! Professional organizers are people who specialize in getting organized. In fact, they are so good at it, it’s what they do for a profession. Not only do professional organizers help you clear away the clutter in your home and life, but they help you pass on those things…

Welcome!

Welcome to the Organizers for Charity Blog! This blog will bring you the latest information on professional organizers in your community as well as the latest organizing tips and tricks. Also find information on your local charities and their amazing causes. Stay tuned and please follow us on Facebook and Twitter too!