February is Declutter for a Cause Month

Written by Zachery Adam

February 1, 2021

February is Declutter for a Cause Month

February is Declutter for a Cause Month

Did you know that February is Declutter for a Cause Month? Now that we’re into the swing of things after the New Year and thinking about our spring cleaning mission decluttering is a perfect thing to do in February. Not only can you get rid of stuff you don’t need in your life, but you can help others by making donations.

We recommend working just 15 to 30 minutes a day toward the goal of decluttering. If you have more time, go for it, but you don’t have to push yourself. Here’s a checklist to get you started.

Week One: The Kitchen

Starting today and through the first week of February, focus on your kitchen. Doing it all at once can feel overwhelming, so break it down into small chunks that you can tackle each day.

  1. Clean your Refrigerator.
  2. Clean your Pantry.
  3. Organize your spices.
  4. Go through your junk drawer.
  5. Sort coffee mugs.
  6. Clean out utensil drawers.
  7. Go through your small kitchen gadgets and appliances.

As you’re sorting, set aside things you no longer use. At the end of the month, you can donate these items along with anything else you find in the coming weeks.

Week Two: Declutter Your Garage or Storage Space

The garage or basement can be very intimidating, so that you can start small, just like the kitchen. Here it may make more sense to work in quadrants- first to go through items on shelves, in drawers or cabinets, and finally, any items stacked on the floor. If you do one quadrant a day, you can use the remaining three days to sort through the items you’ve found and make sure the things you’re keeping will be stored efficiently. Set aside the items you can donate.

Week Three: Declutter Your Closets

You know you have clothes in your closet that you haven’t worn in years. Now is the perfect time to get rid of the things that don’t fit or that you don’t like anymore. Start with your dresser, then move to the shelves in your closet. From there, you can go through the hanging items and your shoes. Keep in mind that you cannot donate undergarments, but anything else can be set aside for donations.

Week Three: Children’s Toys and Clothes

Next, it’s time to tackle the kids’ rooms. Get your kids involved as you go through their toys and clothes. Teach them about giving their gently used items to children who don’t have access to new clothes and toys.

If you don’t have children, you can go through your pet’s food and toys and donate them to a local organization like the ACW Pantry. You can also take this time to review your schedule and budget to see if there are things you can change that will give you more free time or save money in the coming year.

Donate to Homeward Bound of WNC

Now that you’ve decluttered all around your home, it’s time to package up your items for a cause. At GoPrime Mortgage of West Asheville, we support the mission of Homeward Bound WNC. On their site, there’s a page dedicated to items they need. You can check out the list here. Contact them to learn more about dropping off your items.

Do you want to know about the process to apply for a mortgage?  GoPrime Mortgage in West Asheville is here to help. Call us today at 828-348-1907 –Zachery Adam at GoPrime Mortgage in West Asheville.

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