We just celebrated the one-year anniversary of Goodwill's Donate Movement! We are spreading the message that donating clothing and household goods is good for the environment, the community, and YOU. It is remarkable what we've achieved in this short time… the Donate Movement corporate partners are: Levi's (the D icon is on Levi's care tags)… Read more »
The newest Donate Movement partner is the Gap, who is doing something so exciting this week! If you bring in a clothing donation for Goodwill® to any Gap store (can be Baby Gap, GapKids, etc.), you will receive 30% off your entire purchase, including items that are already on sale! Get the details here, and… Read more »
People always ask us about Spring Cleaning, and I love the idea and energy of throwing open the windows and starting fresh with your house, reflecting all of the new life and beauty around us outside! When I talk with people about Spring Cleaning, however, the first thing I want to tell them is that… Read more »
Each week we are posting a one-minute-ish quick video tip on something useful and practical that you can apply right away! You have been so good about clearing your clutter, but now what do you do with it? (Click here to watch on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded player.) Transcript: Hi,… Read more »
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My work as the spokesperson for Goodwill® and Ambassador of the Donate Movement is the most fulfilling thing in my career, and I was so honored to recently win the Philanthropy Award at the NAPO-LA Organizing Awards! Thank you to everyone who voted for me. Goodwill also won for "Most Supportive or Organizer-Friendly Charity," so… Read more »
Before I write anything else, I want to say that I greatly prefer reusable bags for shopping, rather than receiving a new bag at the checkout. But if you forget your bags, you might need to answer the "Paper or plastic?" question. I have found so many uses for paper bags in organizing projects that… Read more »
Friday, December 31st, is the last day of the year and that means it's the last day for USA tax deductions for donations! (If your financial/tax situation applies) Declutter and DONATE to help yourself and your community, and enter 2011 a little lighter! To find the Goodwill® donation center nearest you, visit http://donate.goodwill.org. This "D"… Read more »
Recycling is a part of our normal lives now, but did you know it took about 30 years for the recycling symbol to become as recognized and activated as it is? It was first put out into the world in 1970! Just as there are things you recycle, there are things you donate. (I made… Read more »
(UPDATE: The winning photo has been chosen, and it's revealed in this cute video on YouTube! Congratulations!) In June it was my honor to help launch the Donate Movement with Goodwill® and the first Donate Movement partner company, Levi's®. (Click here to watch our launch with a fashion show courtesy of Tacoma's Goodwill, and speeches… Read more »