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How To Donate A Car In Missouri: A Guide

Introduction It’s fulfilling to make a difference in other people’s lives when you can. If you have an old vehicle that you no longer use, you can donate it to help support a local nonprofit organization. With a Goodwill car donation, you are directly helping improve the lives of needy women and men in your…

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Restoring Thrift Store Furniture & Other Ways You Can Utilize Goodwill

Shop Your Neighborhood Goodwill and Save Looking for a bargain on household items, tools, furniture, and clothing for the whole family? Look no further than your neighborhood Goodwill store! Savvy shoppers know that their local Goodwill is a virtual treasure trove of bargains on everything you need to furnish your home or apartment, fill your…

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Where To Donate Clothing To Make the Biggest Impact

Before you toss those old jeans, think about the impact of your decision. Every year, Americans throw away over 15 million tons of unwanted clothing and other textiles. Maybe those old jeans deserve a better fate than winding up in an ugly landfill. Do you know where to donate clothing? You remember the big green…

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Drop Off Donations at Goodwill: What You Need to Know

Goodwill is an organization that was created to assist people with finding employment. This organization has helped over 35 million people to receive needed goods and services. Hundreds of thousands of people have been able to find work through Goodwill’s aid. They are also a nonprofit agency with a 501 status. This simply means that…

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The Excel Center and Other Goodwill Services You May Not Know About

You’ve Probably Never Heard of the Excel Center, Career Centers, and So Many Other Services That Goodwill Offers In 1863, the Civil War was destroying lives and homes, as a nation reft by anger and hatred, fought to survive. In this uncertain time, a child was born in New York. After the war, his parents…

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Fall is the Best Time to Donate to Goodwill

Why Fall is the Best Time to Donate to Goodwill There are many great times and reasons to make furniture or clothing donations to MERS Goodwill. You may be asking yourself, “why donate now instead of later?” or “why donate at one time of year instead of another?”. While any time of year is a…

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Building Good Lives through the Goodwill Excel Center

The Goodwill Excel Center changes lives, one student at a time. Getting a high school diploma can be the best thing you will do. It will also be one of the greatest challenges. Finishing high school means taking charge of your life and your future. There are many ways you can get your high school…

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The Benefits of Supporting the MERS Goodwill Community

Support Your Community by Donating to Goodwill MERS Goodwill is a non-profit organization, or a charity organization if you will, that helps create training opportunities and employment for those in desperate need. With well over 60 career centers in full operation, the MERS Goodwill community has dramatically improved the capacity to offer vocational services to…

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You Can Find a Hidden Treasure Trove of Furniture at Goodwill

Searching for new furniture You deserve to have a home that makes you feel comfortable and relaxed at the end of each day. That’s because you work hard to provide for yourself, your family, and your home. There’s nothing worse than coming home to a place that doesn’t make you excited to be there. That’s…

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A Win-Win Situation – Cleaning your Home & Supporting your Local Donation Center

Top Reasons to Support Your Local Donation Center Poverty is widespread, and it seems like there is nothing we can do to stop it. As a matter of fact, approximately 21,000 children die every day due to poverty. In addition, over 750 million people do not have access to clean drinking water, proper clothes, and…

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Introducing A Hometown Hero

Introducing Hometown Hero, Pat Schutzenhofer Patricia Schutzenhofer’s dedication to helping others realize their potential is something to be admired.  Pat is a Supervisor of Talent Acquisition at Schnucks Market, Inc. at the Lackland Road location and has been working with MERS Goodwill’s Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP) since 2008. SWEP is a pre-employment program developed…

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Goodwill Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is a fun time of year but it can also be challenging from a budget perspective. Rather than spending way too much money on store bought costumes which lack creativity, consider some of the options available at thrift stores. Creativity can spur even more fun, and walking through goodwill stores can allow you to…

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