BALTIMORE, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, the local non-profit that helps prepare people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives, announced today an attended donation center is now open in Hunt Valley, MD.
The newest donation center will be located at 98 Shawan Road in Hunt Valley, MD in the Light Rail Park and Ride lot. The drop-off location will be staffed from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Community residents are encouraged to donate gently used clothing and household items that are no longer of use, including books, toys, furniture, electronics, appliances, etc. For more information on the new location, call 410-837-1800.
By donating and shopping at Goodwill, consumers help fund job training and placement programs for those with disabilities or other disadvantaging conditions. For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BmoreGoodwill.
About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:
For 93 years, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. has helped others help themselves. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods funds job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Annually, Goodwill provides services to more than 20,000 people in need of assistance because of physical, mental or other social barriers, and places approximately 2,300 in jobs, giving them "Not a charity, but a chance." For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org.
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