Do you want to make a financial donation to a list of charities that are closely helping the causes that you would love to help? Giving back to others is a noble one; but you can maximize the impact of giving by following some simple tips that will help to make much of your donations to list of charities.

If you think your vacuum cleaner is not anymore that marketable, don’t lose hope. If it is not totally damaged (say, crushed by a truck?), you can try selling it to repair shops. Chances are your vacuum machine will not be sold as a second hand appliance but the repair shop will gladly take it apart and use its components for future repair works.

I am so passionate about books for kids, that I have been working for a non-charitable non profit organization dedicated to bringing the best literature to poor and underprivileged children for the past five years. If is not like my books for children job was the only thing that I could get as far from it. In fact, I had left a really good job in the professional world to bring books for kids to those who need them most. Although it has taken its toll on my lifestyle, and stopped me from enjoying some of the luxuries that I used to have, I would say that it is easily worth it. After all, instead of just working to make money, I get to really spend each day pursuing something that I am truly passionate about. I love books for kids, and I can help some of the young ones love them the same as I do.

Perhaps separation of church and state has also inadvertently brought us a disregard for morality in high places, where a question that should not be questioned is embattled like a hill to be won. There is no fiscal cliff flag to stake in the ground. There are lives of real people on the line. Why are the stubborn behaving as if this issue reputable local charities is a round of golf? They are willing to yell, “fore” and let the crash land where it may.

They are kids first. Someone may act like they are 10 going on 30 but they are still ten. This is one of the hardest things to remember. It is even more difficult if the child is an only child because they generally have been treated more like an adult than other kids.

Men, when you shave, fill the sink. I found myself guilty of this as well. Whenever I shaved I kept the water running and after every stroke I washed off the blade for a cleaner stroke. Instead, fill the sink with hot water and just dip in the razor, the effect is exactly the same.

Even if you are one of the luckier people, who has at least one income, that doesn’t mean you don’t qualify or shouldn’t get any help, if you don’t have enough money to pay for Christmas presents, you don’t have enough, no one judges you, that is not what this time of the year is about.

Save some money by using multi-purpose products in the home. The best natural cleaners are baking soda, vinegar, and lemon juice. Baking soda makes a great cleanser, deodorizer, and it isn’t harmful to the environment like chlorine cleansers. Vinegar works well to get rid of mineral buildup in coffee makers, tea kettles, and toilet tanks. Lemon juice can be substituted for bleach as a whitener.