Goodwill – Donate Stuff. Create Jobs.

Your Clothes That Are Too Small Can Do Big Things for Others

goodwill_image-1481478152-3567There’s never a bad time to clear the clutter out of your home or garage, or to do a wardrobe purge. When you donate your stuff to Goodwill, the revenue from the sale of your donations helps fund job training and placement opportunities for people with disabilities and disadvantages directly in your community. That’s cleaning with a purpose.

Goodwill is promoting their “Donate Stuff, Create Jobs!” campaign: Thanks to the programs and support services made possible by donations of clothes and household items, Goodwill helped place more than 312,000 people in jobs in the United States and Canada in 2015 – that’s one person finding a job every 23 seconds of every business day. So you’re literally donating your stuff AND helping to create jobs.

Today, 8.9 million Americans are out of work. And nearly 15 percent of the workforce is underemployed, which includes part-time workers who would prefer full-time employment. Continue reading