New Goodwill donation site opens in Mukilteo

Jul 25, 2012

 

There is now a new Goodwill donation site in Mukilteo.

Now you can donate your items to benefit free job training and education at: 8616 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo, everyday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For a list of items Goodwill accepts, go to www.seattlegoodwill.org.

You may also shop and donate at these Seattle Goodwills:

• Goodwill Edmonds

10117 Edmonds Way

• Goodwill Lynnwood

4027 198th St. S.W.

• Goodwill South Everett

228 S.W. Everett Mall Way

Why you should donate to Goodwill

Goodwill helps the Earth by being good stewards of your material donations.

Seattle Goodwill considers it a privilege to be wise stewards of your re-usable goods. Every year, the organization sells millions of quality, re-usable items in its 21 stores.

All of the net proceeds to go support its mission of providing free adult basic education, job training and job placement assistance.

Last year, Seattle Goodwill re-purposed and recycled more than 38 million pounds of goods, which in turn supported its mission of free job training and education.

By keeping your re-usable items out of landfills, Seattle Goodwill it taking care of the Earth and your community.

How Goodwill builds community

This past year, the organization assisted more than 3,800 students with adult basic education and job training in at its 10 community job training centers.

The job training and education students:

• represented 96 native languages and 107 countries of origin

• 15 percent were homeless

• 22 percent were classified as disabled

• 28 percent did not have a high school diploma

• 39 percent had a fourth grade reading level

• 62 percent were living below the federal poverty line

The average income increase of its graduating students placed in jobs was $11,800.

To learn more about Goodwill’s programs, go to www.seattlegoodwill.org or call 1-877-GIVE4GOOD.

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