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Goodwill® and the Ad Council Ask Communities to “ Donate Stuff. Create Jobs.” through New PSAs
PSAs Demonstrate How Donated Goods are not an Endpoint but a Means for Building Stronger Communities Washington, D.C. —In an effort to continue to create and place people in more jobs, including people who are unemployed or underemployed, Goodwill® and the Ad Council have launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) that demonstrate how donated clothing and household items to Goodwill su.
Planet Green Joins Goodwill’s Donate Movement
Goodwill Industries International has welcomed Planet Green™ — the television network devoted to conscious living — as an official partner of the Donate Movement, a public awareness initiative designed to teach consumers about the power of their donations on both people and the planet. A multi-platform media destination, Planet Green joins Family Circle, Hanes and Levi’s in an effort to raise awareness of the movement, the Donate icon, and the power of donations in our communities.
The Need to Thrift and Donate
I have been asked by you to write on thrifting, but as I think about the subject it seems almost too simple. I don’t think anyone needs to be inspired to thrift in 2011. Thrifting is, of course, the practical alternative in a downturn economy. It just makes sense to shop at the lowest price point and to re-purpose that which has been used before. And, as much as I could treat the subject from my own personal perspective, I feel the need instead to focus on the issue of donating.
Goodwill® Executive Named to Veterans’ Labor Panel
Joylin Kirk to chair subcommittee on barriers to work ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International Senior Director of Mission Services Joylin Kirk has been appointed by Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to serve on a federal advisory committee chartered to assess the employment and training needs of veterans and their integration into the workforce. The appointment to the Department of Labor�.
Shop at Goodwill®: You Never Know What You Might Find (Part 2)
Last winter we shared a post exploring a few quirky, cool, and unexpected things that thrift shoppers have found in Goodwill retail stores. It was so much fun for me to look into your unusual discoveries and since the possibilities truly are limitless, I felt like the time was right for me to compile a part two. So hold onto your second-hand hats, my friends! It’s time to see a few more fortuitous and funky thrift store finds.
Kristian Bush Greets Goodwill® Donors in Tennessee
In early June 2015, Kristian Bush appeared at a Nashville, TN area Goodwill store for a special meet and greet with employees and donors.
Project Runway Star Designs One-of-a-Kind Coat for Portland Goodwill Auction
Michelle Lesniak, season 11 winner of popular TV show Project Runway, is using her high fashion skills to help raise money for Goodwill Industries of Columbia Williamette (Portland). The designer has created a coat from a collection of donated clothing. Her one-of-a-kind design is currently being auctioned on shopgoodwill.com. The relationship with Lesniak began when Portland Goodwill’s Co.
How Do Radio and Television Stations Place Goodwill s Public Service Announcements?
Goodwill Industries International and its 162 community-based organizations regularly receive questions and concerns about the placement of our Public Service Announcements (PSAs) during certain media programs, most notably on “The Rush Limbaugh Show” and Breitbart news channels. Our PSAs run in donated media, which means that media outlets, websites, radio and television stations choose wh.
Goodwill® and The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Mark the 20th Anniversary of the Goodwill Sale
Donation Drive is One of the Retail Industry’s Most Successful and Enduring Campaigns Rockville, MD — Goodwill Industries International is pleased to participate in the 20th year of the semi-annual Goodwill Sale with The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT). During the fall sale, which will take place from September 17 to October 4, 2014, The Bon-Ton Stores’ 273 locations will accept dona.
Goodwill Takes Leadership Role in Electronics Recycling
ROCKVILLE, MD — Today, Goodwill Industries International joined nine other companies and organizations in launching the Responsible Recycling (R2) Leader program, which is designed to advance the safe, responsible and sustainable repair and recycling of used electronics. R2 was designed to ensure that recycling companies meet the latest standards in terms of environmental health and safety. G.