Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
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Goodwill Joins Family Circle Magazine for Back-to-School Clothing Drive!

Newest Family Circle Campaign Urges Readers to “˜Donate, Play & Win’   Goodwill and Family Circle will launch the fourth annual back-to-school clothing drive on August 1. The partnership will be featured in Family Circle’s September issue, which is dedicated to back-to-school activities and drops to 3.8 million subscriber doorsteps next week.

7056-ma-1-lrg_medium.jpg Since 2009, Family Circle readers have contributed approximately 20 million pounds of clothing donations over the past three years to local Goodwills. As a Donate Movement partner, Goodwill  joins Family Circle’s ” mommy community” ““ educating them about donating responsibly and equipping them with tools and resources to conduct donation drives at home and at school.

Donate Play & Win This year, Family Circle encourages its readers to go online to play the Donation Match Game, which provides a fun way for kids to learn that ” just as there are things you recycle, there are things you donate.” The new Facebook application, Donate, Play & Win, launches with a giveaway from Family Circle. For those who play and enter to win, they are eligible to receive one of five laptops just in time for back-to-school season. The application will go live on Goodwill’s Facebook page on August 1, and features an engaging online experience. Back-to-School with Family Circle and Lorie Marrero Donate Movement spokesperson, Lorie Marrero, joins the conversation with her organizing tips to help keep the house clutter-free during the back-to-school season. Marrero will be featured in Family Circle’s momster.com blog. Join Goodwill and Family Circle Magazine in the 4th annual Back-toSchool Donation Drive. For a complete list of all of Ohio Valley Goodwill’s Donation Centers, please visit www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate.