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In New York City, getting rid of joyless junk can be complicated and costly

Feb 14, 2019
It's the urban underbelly of the Marie Kondo effect.
Manhattan’s Salvation Army on 46th Street has 20 trucks to pick up donations and two additional dump trucks to haul away unsalable items.
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Behind the holiday: A red kettle bell ringer

Dec 24, 2015
A Salvation Army captain shares his experience at Rockefeller Plaza.
A Salvation Army captain shares his experience at Rockefeller Plaza.
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Charitable giving up in 2011

Jan 30, 2012
Last year, Americans gave at nearly pre-recession levels.