Goodwill Partners with North Yarmouth for Town-Wide Donation Drive

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For Immediate Release

May 21, 2012

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. For more information on the event, please contact Kimberly Curry, Community Relations Manager, at (207) 774-6323.

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

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About Goodwill
Goodwill Industries of Northern New England provides community resources that eliminate barriers to opportunity and help people reach their fullest potential through the power of work. A social enterprise for over 100 years, Goodwill reflects economic, social and environmental sustainability, with a focus on connecting people to marketplace employment. Our services are funded by revenue from retail and recycling operations, grants, fees, and philanthropic gifts.  Please visit www.goodwillnne.org for more information.

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Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications Manager
michelle.smith@goodwillnne.org
Office: (207) 699-0724
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