(Cox7 advertiser) Goodwill of Central Arizona accepts more than 100 million pounds of donated goods each year. Many of those items would end up in landfills without Goodwill's extensive resale and recycling program.
Merchandise that doesn't sell is transferred to their retail operations center, which houses a clearance center and salvage and recycling area. The clearance center puts sales on the fast track by selling items by the pound. Other items are packaged and sold in bulk to recycling companies.
Your donations to Goodwill of Central Arizona not only help the environment, but they further Goodwill's efforts to end unemployment in Arizona.
(Cox7 advertiser) Your clutter can become someone else's treasure, by donating to Goodwill of Central Arizona. Drop off your appliances, furniture, bedding, books. They'll even take your cars, trucks, airplanes and boats at one of their over 70 convenient locations around Arizona. It's easier than ever to give. Monetary donations and volunteer hours are greatly appreciated as well. By donating your gently used items to Goodwill you’re actually helping place unemployed Arizonans in jobs with hundreds of employers across the state. Donations support job placement and skill services at their career centers, which are no cost to anyone looking for a job. Not only will you get a receipt, but also the satisfaction that you will be fighting unemployment in Arizona. Give to Goodwill today....
(Cox7 advertiser) Goodwill of Central Arizona is dedicated to fighting unemployment by offering a host of unemployment services at their centers in Phoenix, Prescott, and Yuma.
Job seekers will be connected with a career advisor who will set them up with a no cast skill assessment. Then, it's on to more no cost services including: one-on-one career coaching, resume development and review, and hiring tips.
Last year, Goodwill of Central Arizona placed more than 40,000 people in jobs with hundreds of Arizona employers!
Goodwill of Arizona is a non-profit.
(Cox7 advertiser) Goodwill of Central Arizona is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the country. Their mission is to put people to work. Goodwill operates one of the most successful thrift store operations in the country. In this 30 minute special, you will learn more about Goodwill and how it achieves its mission. Take a closer look at Goodwill's relationships with some of Arizona's major corporations and why these companies use Goodwill to find employees. Learn how you can get help finding a job or learn a new skill at one of Goodwill's Career Centers. Go inside Goodwill's newly renovated thrift stores and how you can save money every time you shop. Plus, see how far 50 dollars will go when the Savvy Shopper has to buy school clothes for kids. While Goodwill offers great deals on gently used items, what happens when an item doesn't sell? See how Goodwill finds buyers for items from shoes...
(Cox7 advertiser) Goodwill offers amazing deals at its retail stores. When items don't sell after five weeks, they are brought to the Retail Operation Center. Nicknamed the ROC, the center houses a Clearance Center, salvage and recycle warehouse and a Career Center. At the Clearance Center, all items are sold for just 99 cents a pound. The inventory is rotated every 90 minutes so you can find fresh deals all day long. Goodwill of Central Arizona takes in more than 100 million pounds of donated items. If those items don't sell at a store or the Clearance Center, workers then sort through the products and get them ready to be sold to buyers all over the country. There are buyers for shoes, furniture, clothes, computers and linens. Goodwill is able to keep most of these donated items out of landfills. Goodwill has 17 Career Centers. Here, specially trained career counselors can help you find a ...
(Cox7 advertiser) Goodwill has more than 60 retail stores through Maricopa County, Prescott and Yuma. They offer gently used items like clothing, furniture and household wares. You can find incredible bargains at the stores and save even more by using coupons you find online or by shopping on designated sale days. All of the proceeds from Goodwill stores go towards their mission services of putting people to work. So, every time you donate or buy something at a Goodwill store, you are helping someone find a job or get job training.
We send our Savvy Shopper to check out the deals at Goodwill for herself. Her assignment: get as much clothing as she can for her kids for just 50 dollars. She really has to put her bargain skills to the test and Goodwill makes it easy. Can she pass this test with flying colors?
(Cox7 advertiser) Goodwill of Central Arizona hosts Career fairs and expos every year. It's a great way to meet with potential employers. Goodwill's fairs and expos are unique because they require employers to have jobs available. At the Expo, there is a special area called First Impressions. Here you can get a makeup touchup, find a special suit or dress for your interviews and even get a haircut. It's all to help you look your best when meeting with potential employers. Goodwill prides itself on teaming up with Arizona's top companies. Companies like Home Depot, Intel, Schwab and Boeing all attend expos. These companies say Goodwill provides them with the exact type of employee they need, someone who is enthusiastic, talented and ready to work. Goodwill's Career Expo is the single largest job fair in Arizona with more than 6,000 jobs available and 250 companies participating....
(Cox7 advertiser) Goodwill of Central Arizona started in 1947. Their mission is to put people to work. See how your donations make that possible plus learn about the career skills Goodwill offers to anyone interested. From boosting your resume to clerical skills, Goodwill can help you get the job you want. Last year, Goodwill accepted more than 100 million pounds of donated items.
Goodwill works hand-in-hand with some of Arizona's top companies. Charles Schwab is a financial services company that has been around for 40 years. Schwab counts on Goodwill to help find qualified employees. Learn why Schwab managers say they turn to Goodwill to find employees. Plus, how Goodwill can help you find a job.