Let Goodwill Help You Give a Gift this Year When You Donate!

2016_eoy_facebook-wall_job_creationGive the gift of employment to someone in your community this holiday season. Ohio Valley Goodwill is grateful to all the people who donate their used items, including clothing and household goods, so that we can provide career and job placement services for those who need them in our community. Whether you choose to donate to Goodwill or another worthy cause, we strongly urge you to take a moment to educate yourself about the charities you support.

It’s important to know during this time of year that your donations are going to support a good cause. According to CharityWatch and the Better Business Bureau, charities should devote 60 percent or greater from their overall revenues on charitable programs. As a nonprofit organization, more than 85 percent of Goodwill’s collective revenue goes back into its mission. Goodwill is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is recognized by GuideStar with its Platinum Seal of Approval, the organization’s highest rating for charities. Goodwill is a Better Business Bureau licensed charity and accredited seal holder. Goodwill was also ranked by Enso as the #1 brand doing the most good in the world, and was the only nonprofit rated in Forbes’ 20 most inspiring companies for three consecutive years.

At Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries in Greater Cincinnati, your generous donations help to fund our job training programs and community-based services for people with disabilities and our nation’s veterans. Last year, Goodwill locally served more than 3500 people and helped 919 to get jobs; an outcome which reflects our commitment to the good stewardship of your donations. We have a 100-year track record of providing services, including skills training, career development, job placement and coaching as well as other community-based services that meet critical human needs in the Greater Cincinnati area. Ohio Valley Goodwill is a leading social services enterprise, and consistently ranked among top charities that make your donations go further.

This holiday season, Ohio Valley Goodwill encourages you to give the gift of employment…Please Donate Today! With 33 conveniently located Attended Donation Centers in the Greater Cincinnati area, it’s easy to make a difference this year. For a complete list, visit www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate. To learn more about Ohio Valley Goodwill and our 100 year history of service, please visit our website at www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/about
Don’t forget, December 31st is the last day to donate for a Year-End Tax Deduction! Thank you Greater Cincinnati for your wonderful generosity over the past 100 years which has made our mission of service possible.

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