Disclosure: I am writing on behalf of the Ad Council
Many of you have commented on my wonderful find at Goodwill San Antonio from today's post. Treasures like this are made possible by the many wonderful citizens who donate to Goodwill, and the work this important organization does in each community.
I have items in my garage set aside to take to Goodwill right now, and I was excited to learn exactly the impact this donation will have in the community. I love to clean out throughout the year and know these donations assist with job training and placement opportunities for those with disabilities and disadvantages in my own town.
Currently, Goodwill is promoting its DONATE STUFF CREATE JOBS CAMPAIGN to remind us of the help we can give just by cleaning out. In 2013, 261,000 earned jobs...that is one person finding a job every 27 seconds of the business day.
I love this new feature...you can calculate how many hours of job counseling your donation provides to someone in need of help on a donation calculator. These three piles will equal 5.6 hours of career counseling. See it MY DONATION. Find your calculator YOUR DONATION HERE.
Regular readers of this blog know, I LOVE our local GOODWILLSA. I just returned with a new haul of designer finds.
But, what is more important is what it does for our fellow citizens...not what it does for my closet...though that is fun.
Consider a summer clean out soon, and calculate how many hours of help you provide just by going to GOODWILL Also, make sure you leave with a tax receipt...always helps...right??
Have a lovely evening, everyone!