Category: Donate Goods

  • Success Story: Kenyetta (Culinary Skills Program)

    posted May 19th, 2017

    Kenyetta left home at age 17. She married young and operated two restaurants with her husband, but when her marriage ended she didn’t want to look back. “I didn’t ever want to have to call my ex-husband for a reference, so I left my restaurant experience off my resume. It looked like I didn’t have […]

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  • Success Story: Chelsea (Custodial Skills Program)

    posted April 21st, 2017

    At the age of 13, Chelsea was struck by a car and suffered a traumatic brain injury that left her with some psychological challenges and cognitive limitations, including working with numbers. Nevertheless, she persevered and graduated from high school on time. Then, at age 21, Chelsea suffered another serious injury while trying to break up […]

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  • Goodwill: the original ‘REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE’ organization.

    posted April 19th, 2017

    At Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region, stewardship is one of our core values. We maximize the value of donated goods to generate the most funding for job training and to keep as much material out of the landfills as possible. When people donate their used household goods to us, we sell them at […]

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  • National Garage Sale Day is This Saturday, August 13

    posted August 11th, 2016

    National Garage Sale Day was born in 2001 when Alabaman C. Daniel Rhodes thought it would be more efficient for neighbors to hold their annual garage sales on the same weekend. Whether you are a bargain hunter, a treasure seeker or a home declutter-er, we wish you a happy and fruitful holiday. Just like every […]

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  • Vintage Hat Shows Full of Fun and Interesting Facts

    posted June 29th, 2016

    Ever been to a vintage hat show? If not, you’re missing out.  Our hat show is just one of a slate of vintage fashion shows we present for community groups, women’s groups, retirement communities and more.  They are a fun combination of fashion facts and history—with a smidge of light-hearted playacting for good measure.  The show uses only […]

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