Goodwill in Need of Donations

Goodwill in Need of Donations

Donations are down due to recent winter storms and icy weather.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Goodwill Industries of Arkansas needs your donations. Recent winter storms, below average temperatures and icy conditions have negatively affected the amount of donations Goodwill receives, statewide. Donations are the organization’s lifeblood - they fund training, education and employment services programs. In fact, 96 percent of Goodwill’s budget comes from the sale of donated goods. 

“Every donation makes a difference in the life of someone needing a hand up, not a hand out,” said Goodwill’s President and CEO, Brian Itzkowitz. “Please donate today and be part of our life-changing mission.” 

The revenue from donated goods create jobs, career-readiness services and training programs that help people with disabilities and other barriers achieve their highest potential. Last year, Goodwill served 8,370 people and placed more than 1,280 into competitive employment. Goodwill relies on donations to provide these life-changing services.

Goodwill has 34 locations statewide that gladly accept donations every day of the week. Simply clean out your closet, garage or attic. Load the items in your car and drive to your neighborhood Goodwill. Once at the store or Attended Donation Center, come to the drive thru, ‘Pop Your Trunk’ and Goodwill will do the rest. Tax receipts available upon request. 

Click here for a list of locations.

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