Donate stuff. Create jobs.
There’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.
You can even calculate how much your donation helps your local community by using Goodwill’s Donation Impact Calculator. Simply input the items you’re donating to calculate the number of hours of career counseling, on-the-job training, résumé preparation, financial planning classes, and other services you’ve helped provide someone facing challenges to finding employment.
I'm a big fan of Goodwill - both as an option to donate my unwanted items and as a shopper. I'm always working on decluttering my home. I keep a two baskets in my house, one on each level, that I fill with items that I no longer want and when they get full I put it in my car and I'm off to Goodwill to donate. Especially having a 9 year old son - there's always clothes, books and toys that he's out growing.
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