If there is actually anyone who reads this who doesn't already read syme's blog, there's a post you've got to read.
Yep, I agree totally, Chuckmeister Desmond.
Especially the bit about thinking there are a lot more of them out there than there actually are, I know exactly.
Unfortunately, the most convenient bin for me is just across the freeway at one of those wanna-be minimegachurches whose buildings look like converted sheds, and often are. I'd much rather donate clothes to the Salvos -- we buy our sofas there -- I don't care which branch of the service gets it, Salvation Army, Navy, Air Force or Marines...