Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
10600 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45215
Public Information Officer e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
513-771-4800, ext. 6323 / CELL: 513-207-0719
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cincinnati, OH ·· December 29, 2014 ··The holiday season is the perfect time of year to gather those no longer needed items and donate to Goodwill! It’s not only a great way to de-clutter but also, a donation before the end of the year can quality you for a tax deduction. The important thing is to be wise about which charity you choose to support.
Goodwill Industries® is urging people to recognize the value in the used clothing and other household goods they donate this holiday season and to carefully consider if the charities they intend to support are clearly benefiting from their donations.
Goodwill is committed to transparency and advises donors to ask questions and be sure that any organization collecting clothing and household items can immediately provide information about their mission, history and the causes they are asking you to support.
“Far too many for-profit organizations are collecting donated goods and misleading the public, so it is important to give to charities you know and trust,” said Michael Flannery, Public Information Officer. You can make sure your donations are benefiting the people who need them most by asking a few key questions:
Goodwill advises donors to:
For almost 100 years, Ohio Valley Goodwill has been the charity of choice for end of year donations. Please donate wisely this holiday season. For a list of donation centers, visit www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate.
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