Churches, groups, organizations and businesses are encouraged to conduct one‐time or on‐going campaigns to collect donations for Goodwill Industries of South Central Ohio to support our mission of improving the quality of life and providing work opportunities for those with disabilities or barriers to employment.
Donations may be dropped off at any of our stores in the eight counties we serve, but if you have a large amount of donations, you may call Goodwill at 740‐702‐4000 to arrange for one of our drivers to pick them up. Just give us an idea of how much you have to donate. If you drop off donations at the store, you’ll need to receive a receipt from a clerk and have that person designate the organization on the receipt. A copy of the receipt will need to be mailed to Goodwill to receive the vouchers by return mail.
The donations then are taken to the store nearest you and are processed in our work center there to go out onto the sales floor. The work centers are staffed by Goodwill employees, the majority of whom are those from your county who are developmentally disabled. The profits from the stores are used to conduct other Goodwill programs, such as finding jobs for those who have a hard time finding one.
In exchange for your donations, you are eligible to receive vouchers that may be redeemed for clothing and other merchandise in any of our stores. Your organization decides who receives the vouchers, not Goodwill. We assume you will provide the vouchers to those who are in true need of clothing and household goods. The vouchers are good for one year from date of issue.
The amount of the vouchers depends on the amount and type of your donations. Here are the guidelines we use to determine the amount of the vouchers:
Minimum: 2 standard size trash bags of clothing: $10
Dryer box $25
4‐by‐4 box or equivalent $50
Furniture (sofas, tables, chairs, etc.) Up to $50
Maximum amount per pickup $100*
*‐‐Voucher amount negotiable for unusually large number of donations at one time
Vouchers also may be purchased. Organizations will receive in vouchers the face amount of the donation plus an additional 10 percent, up to a maximum of $100.
If you’d like more information or arrange for a box or a pickup, please call 740‐702‐4000.