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Each year, Goodwill nonprofits across the country divert billions of pounds of gently used products from landfills, giving usable items a second life. Artists Spencer Lewis and Darren “DRx” Romanelli worked with large-scale canvases stitched by the American Sewing Guild Los Angeles Chapter and meticulously sorted through unsold donations from Goodwill Southern California to repurpose
When it comes to climate change, gas-powered vehicles get a lot of the blame. But another contributor is our closets. The fashion industry is responsible for 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. Blue jeans. T-shirts. Dresses. It takes a lot of natural assets to make them, so some
LOS ANGELES — A brown loafer with a sole that’s falling off, luggage with holes and missing wheels, a broken toaster oven and a stained lamp shade are just some items Goodwill has received in its donation bins. It’s all junk, and hauling away the items that can’t be sold in its retail stores costs the organization
After 18 months of living with COVID-19, the only certainty is that we must continue to live with uncertainty. Another sure thing: Goodwill Southern California is positioned to play a significant role in Southern California’s sustainable economic recovery. “Most people know Goodwill because of our thrift stores. But a lot of people are unaware that
We have partnered with ARCO, AM/PM, and Coca-Cola to help get people back to work! Purchase two 1-liter Dasani waters at Arco stations or AM/PM stores, and Coca-Cola will donate a portion of proceeds to Goodwill.
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has awarded a $4 million grant to Goodwill Southern California to provide job training and placement services in the Inland Empire. The grant is the largest made to Goodwill Southern California in the nonprofit’s 105-year history. This is the second major gift from the Tribe to Goodwill SoCal.