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Not Your Grandmother’s Goodwill

This is a good read from Goodwill Hoarding. She discusses all the things Goodwill does in its communities (she’s in Seattle).

I have been following Goodwill news via my news alerts, and I must say I am amazed at the array of things Goodwill is doing around the country. I get several stories a day from around the U.S. There is more to GW than just employment in their shops.

My parents were Goodwill shoppers in the 1960s and ’70s, and I started shopping there in the ’90s. I stop into one or two on a regular basis although it seems I haven’t much time for thrifting lately. Goodwill should be on any thrifter’s regular rounds.

Check out this blog, though, to see some fun items and read about people who shop at Goodwill.

Happy Friday,
R.D.

Goodwill Hoarding

Before we started this blog 6 months ago, we had no idea how Goodwill Industries worked and didn’t think much of it. Once we stared investigating, it became apparent how much we needed to learn. A few days ago, we had the chance to sit down with the Communications Manager, Katherine Boury, for Seattle Goodwill. It was definitely an eye opener for us and answered so many of our questions about the organization of the Goodwill Stores in Washington State, the donation process, and their job training programs within the community.

Katherine said she would be wearing pink Keds. And she was! They paired perfectly with her gold (my favorite color) Kate Spade handbag and jean jacket accessorized with a brooch that I imagine was found at a Goodwill store (she confirmed, found at South Lake Union boutique).  Where we are passionate about our thrifty finds and our friends, family, and…

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One comment on “Not Your Grandmother’s Goodwill

  1. AngLeeRick
    April 6, 2013

    Thanks for the reblog! I’m glad you enjoyed and thanks for supporting yur local Goodwill!

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