College Move In Tips And Packing List

College Move In Tips

As August approaches us, a big change is coming for high school graduates across the country.  College is a huge adjustment for many and living in a dorm with another person can be a stressful transition.  Maybe you have been planning your dorm room color scheme for months, or perhaps you’re just now thinking about … Continued

Free Donation Pick Up From Nonprofits

Free Donation Pick Up

We have all had something that we used to love, but just don’t seem to use anymore. That doesn’t mean it’s junk though. But it also shouldn’t take up space in your house if it’s not being used. Maybe you should donate it? But that would require you to transport it. There has to be … Continued

Donations Reach $80M To Nonprofits

Donation Pick Up

PickUpMyDonation started from recognizing a problem.  It was extremely time consuming and difficult to make donations to nonprofits.  Between the phone calls and leaving messages, donating was not an easy or enjoyable experience.  Thus, in 2012 PickUpMyDonation was born, creating a way to donate to nonprofits in the most convenient way right from your phone … Continued

3 Quick Tips for Moving

No matter how far you are moving, it is never a hassle-free process. Maybe you only have a few items that you have to bring with you, or maybe you are hauling your entire family’s possessions across the country. Either way, moving doesn’t need to be like pulling teeth, nor does it need to break … Continued

Top Tips for Staging Your Home for Virtual Tours

The COVID-19 pandemic has made the past few months a trying time for home sellers. While some areas are relaxing recommendations regarding social distancing and business operations, it will take time before hosting real estate open houses is safe again. However, if you’re willing to look beyond traditional tours and sales tactics, you can still … Continued

PickUpMyDonation.com reaches $50 Million in donations to non-profits.

June 1, 2019 (Knoxville, TN) – In the fall of 2012, driven from the overwhelming need for a simple way to donate large items like couches and dining room suites, the PickUpMyDonation.com idea was born. The PickUpMyDonation.com team built a cloud-based platform where donors can go on their phone and request a donation pick up … Continued

NEW: Network Member Monthly Reports

Back in August of this year, we introduced automated monthly donation reports to our Exclusive Pick Up providers. These automated reports include an organization’s total donations over the past month along with their estimated value. In addition, the report email includes a CSV attachment with details for each donation the organization received. This lets our … Continued

How Far Will You Go?

Recently, the question was posed, “How far out of the way will a donor go to donate an item before he or she gives up and tosses the items in the trash?”  I would love to tell you that 100% of our donors give because they care about our local charities, but that is just … Continued

The Six Month Challenge

Before I started working in thrift, more than 15 years ago, I had the tendency to keep stuff “just in case”. Now, after years of being around everyone else’s excess, I am ruthless when removing things no longer being used. If I haven’t touched an item in the last six months, it doesn’t need to … Continued

Clean Out As You Move Out … And Do Good Too

Moving is a pain. My family moved 9 times when I was growing up. We were always building & selling. Moving & shaking. Throughout these numerous moves, one lesson learned was how to get rid of stuff we no longer used. Don’t Waste It The simplest way is to throw everything away, but simple does … Continued