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 »
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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 »
A green lunch? Eww! I do not like green lunches, I do not like them, Sam-I-Am! Well, I mean green as in Earth Day! We all know that bringing a lunch with you to work or sending kids to school with a lunch is an outstanding way to save money and eat more healthfully. But… Read more »
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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 »
By now my regular readers will know that, as Ambassador of Goodwill's Donate Movement, I love to talk about donating gently used clothing and household items, because donating is recycling and philanthropy all at once, and everyone wins! But what happens when you have objects that are broken or just plain strange or random, and… Read more »
A couple of things to remind you of… first, before I put it off any longer, I wanted to let you know that tomorrow (Sept. 1) is "Fight Procrastination Day!" What dreaded task can you commit to doing? USA readers have a long weekend coming up for Labor Day– here's my big question to you:… Read more »
When we part with something and we realize we're better off, we often say, "Good Riddance!" So what are reasons and circumstances in which we might say this? If you're afraid to let go of things, maybe some of these reasons will reframe your thinking: Make room for the new & useful: How can you… Read more »