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Charity stores feel the pinch as clothing donations fall

The volume of clothing that is being donated to charity stores has reduced significantly but the number of sales has increased, according to the Association of Charity Shops.Head of policy and public affairs David Moir told MRW: There has been a reduction in the quantity and in the quality of donations which is related to the economic downturn. People are not buying new goods and are less inclined to donate. There are also other pressures on textiles, as other legitimate ...