Xavier Belvemont Posted about 2 years ago Rather than donating clothing to American charities, let's create a charity that gives it directly to the worlds poorest. . Just make sure that the you're not inavertantly destroying the clothing market in the country you're sending them to. Severel regions in Africa had the beginning stages of flourishing clothing markets, but the introduction to free clothes near enough eliminated it. You'd be surprised how many charities actually do more harm than good due to a lack foresight.