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Turn Generosity into Jobs

Transportation is always difficult for those that cannot drive but Mary Lee would not let that stop her. Goodwill was able to provide transportation to and from class so Mary Lee could complete her courses and is now working full time at a job she loves. Our Employment Specialists continue to assist Mary Lee in job training and coaching on additional aspect and duties of the position to ensure satisfactory performance.

Your Generosity of $100 will provide transportation for a client for one month.

Give the Gift of a Safe Home

Goodwill Industries of Northeastern PA operates 13 Group Homes in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties. These homes provide a safe, clean, welcoming environment. Goodwill’s trained staff assists our clients with daily activities such as money management, community integration, proper hygiene, monitoring medications, preparing meals as well as transporting residents to appointments, shopping, and other activities.

Your gift of $500 will help Goodwill continue to operate these homes

Donate for Group Fun

Goodwill Industries provides Day Services in Lackawanna County. This program includes activities for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Program participants engage in a wide variety of activities including skill development, healthy living activities, physical activities, as well as working on specific goals to overcome barriers. The participants enjoy arts and crafts and weekly trips within their community.

Your donation of $1000 will support one community trip for this group.

Planned Giving

Planning your gifts will help your wishes continue for years. Through our Planning Giving program, you can do more for your philanthropic goals and reduce income taxes. When you are speaking with your estate planner keep Goodwill in mind and help us serve the community in the future. Your gift today will help others tomorrow!

Ways to leave a legacy:

  • Cash gift
  • Gift of Stocks
  • Annuities
  • Life Insurance
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Donation Locations

Store Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Clarks Summit Boutique

541 S State Street
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
(570) 587-4754
Dunmore Donation Center

1501 Wheeler Avenue
Dunmore, PA 18512
(570) 343-7106
Throop Warehouse

783 Keystone Industrial Park
Throop, PA 18512
(570) 980-2510
Bloomsburg

11 Frost Valley Road
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 784-8348
Edwardsville

26A Gateway Plaza
Edwardsville, PA 18704
(570) 283-0557
Dickson City

2243 Scranton Carbondale Hwy
Dickson City, PA 18508
(570) 383-0688
Hanover Township

2236 Sans Souci Parkway
Hanover Twp, PA 18706
(570) 735-1360
Hazleton

296 Airport Road
Hazleton, PA 18202
(570) 450-6050
Keyser Oak (Scranton)

1766 N Keyser Avenue
Scranton, PA 18508
(570) 341-9912
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How to Donate to Goodwill

 

Cleaned out your closet, garage, basement or attic? Maybe you are moving or need to make some room and simplify your life. That’s the first step in helping Goodwill.

Next, head to a Goodwill Store or Donation Center. When you arrive to drop off your items, a friendly donation attendant will help you unload your items and don’t forget to get your receipt for tax purposes before you leave.

Donated goods are essential to Goodwill’s retail operation. It is our goal to reduce, reuse, recycle throughout all we do. The sale of all donated goods funds Goodwill’s mission programs and makes it possible for Goodwill to help meet the changing community needs of individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Goodwill has made this an easy process. We are open for donations with day, evening and weekend hours to make it convenient. Donating to Goodwill gives you the satisfaction of knowing that when you’re finished cleaning and sorting, it’s just one quick trip to your neighborhood Goodwill Store or Donation Center to help your community!

All donated items must be in good, clean, sellable condition. We do not repair, refinish or reupholster. Goodwill has developed the following guidelines to help increase the amount of “sellable” donations received.

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Acceptable Items

 

Antiques and Collectibles
Artwork and Frames
Bedspread, Blankets, Linens
CD's, DVD's, Records
Clothing, Shoes, Accessories – Infants to Adult
Computers, Accessories and Other Electronics
Cookware, Dishware and Utensils
Curtains
Giftware and Knick Knacks
Glassware
Hand Tools and Small Power Tools in working order
Holiday Decorations
Jewelry
Lamps (with or without shades)
Radios and Stereos in working order
Sporting Goods and Sleeping Bags
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Unacceptable Items

 

Guns, Knives, Bows, Arrow, Ammunition

Infant cribs, playpens, car seats and strollers

Major Household Appliances

TVs

Wet, moldy items

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Acceptable Electronics

 

Technology is improving every day. Today’s computers are quickly leaving yesterday’s systems in the past — or in your closet, basement or attic.

Dell has made it easy for you to recycle your used computer equipment through Dell Reconnect, a partnership with Goodwill Industries of Northeastern PA. Simply take your old computer equipment of any brand, working or not, including keyboards, mouse, printer and other computer components to any of our stores or donation centers.

For more details about Dell’s program please visit their website at dell.com/reconnect

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Vehicle Donations

 

You can donate your car, truck, van, SUV, boat, motorcycle, or airplane to Goodwill! Donations are made through Charity Dispatch, a national organization that will do all the work for you. Their vehicle donation specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you with any questions you have regarding donating your car to charity.

You can call their toll-free number at 1-800-506-0172 to begin or simple log onto Charitydispatch.com and complete their form. Pick up of your donated vehicle is always free and they will take any vehicle in any condition, running or not. Most vehicle donations can be picked up within 24-48 hours.

So don’t wait to get your tax deduction – call today!

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