TV show inspiring people to donate old goods

Amvets and Goodwill are among the non-profits seeing the benefit of more donations
Posted at 11:20 AM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 11:25:01-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The new year brings with it many resolutions - including the goal of cleaning out the clutter in our homes.

Now, a new television show on Netflix called "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo" is inspiring people to donate their old goods to non-profit orgnaizations like AMVETS and the Goodwill.

Netflix told us "Marie tackles different aspects of the KonMari Method through each episode, so viewers can watch through to have a more complete concept of how to holistically declutter their lives."

Kondo is a best-selling author of a book on the benefits of tidying up.

The impact of her Netflix reality TV show is already being felt across the nation by groups that count on donations of items to raise money. Marie Kondo website

7 Eyewitness News Reporter Ed Reilly takes a closer look at the "Kondo" effect on WNY.