Goodwill Partners with North Yarmouth for Town-Wide Donation Drive

Added by on May 21st, 2012 @ 2:25 pm


Goodwill Partners with North Yarmouth for Town-Wide Donation Drive

North Yarmouth, ME – Goodwill Industries of Northern New England announced that it will partner with the Town of North Yarmouth for its second annual Community Donation Drive & Spring Clean Up. Residents of North Yarmouth are encouraged to bring their gently used donations to North Yarmouth Town Hall on Saturday, June 2, between 8 am and 3 pm. Goodwill staff will be present to help unload donations and to offer donation receipts.

Last year, the donation drive brought in over 57,000 pounds of donations for Goodwill. The sale of donated goods at retail stores in northern New England help to fund Goodwill’s programs that get Maine people back to work.

Acceptable Donations

  • Area rugs
  • Bed frames
  • Bicycles
  • Books
  • Clothing
  • Computers, Printers and Accessories (in any condition)
  • Dishes, pots and pans
  • Hand tools
  • Household furniture
  • Lamps in working order
  • Lawn and garden tools
  • Lawn furniture
  • Shoes
  • Small appliances and microwave ovens
  • Sports/workout equipment
  • Televisions
  • Toys
Ken Christian
Senior Director, Communications
Goodwill Administrative Office

About Goodwill Industries of Northern New England

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England has a 10-year goal of being instrumental in moving 10,000 households out of poverty and into stability in our territory of Maine, New Hampshire and northern Vermont.

We not only create training opportunities and jobs within Goodwill, our Workforce Services helps local businesses build their own workforce. As an employer of more than 2,000 people and a social service provider, we have a unique perspective that can help other employers find and keep reliable employees.

Goodwill Neurorehabilitation Services in Portland, Maine and Lewiston, Maine offers comprehensive brain injury services and treatment options for people with acquired brain injuries. At Goodwill Neurorehabilitation Services, comprehensive, community-based therapies are provided to assist individuals with cognitive, emotional and physical needs – so lives can get back on track after a brain injury.

Recycled Cycles, a Goodwill NNE service in New Hampshire, is a partnership with the Central New Hampshire Bicycling Coalition to create job training opportunities repairing and maintaining bicycles. Program participants also benefit through individualized training and mentoring. Recycled Cycles is focused on increasing community awareness about the health, environmental and cost benefits to transportational cycling.

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England operates 23 residential homes across Maine for people with diverse challenges – acquired brain injury, intellectual disability or other barrier to independence that requires continuous support from Goodwill staff.

Our services are funded by revenue from retail and recycling operations, grants, fees, and philanthropic gifts.  Please visit for more information.

Updated 1 year ago by Kimberly Curry

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