ROSCOE—Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois opened a brand new Donation Categorical on June 9 with doorways opening at 8 a.m. The Donation Categorical is positioned at 4682 E. Rockton Highway in Roscoe and can supply quick, handy drop-off service with a drive-up, drop-off, drive-off idea.
Donation Categorical will probably be open Monday by Saturday, 8 a.m.—6 p.m. and Sunday, midday—5 p.m.
Donations of clothes, sneakers, housewares, sporting items, computer systems and electronics, books and different gently used objects are accepted on the Donation Categorical. Furnishings can’t be accepted however can as a substitute be donated at any of Goodwill’s retailer places. Donated objects may be counted as charitable deductions on 2021 tax types if donations are made on or earlier than Dec. 31, 2021.
“We’re excited to be opening our second Donation Categorical,” mentioned Ben Bernsten, President of Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois. “The brand new location provides individuals a fast and handy solution to drop off donations which is essential to individuals’s busy life. The donations we obtain fund our native mission packages offering helpful expertise and coaching to people with boundaries to employment. We’re very grateful to our donors.”
Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois diverted over 16 million kilos of things from space landfills in 2020 by beneficiant donations from the general public. This stuff had been offered in Goodwill’s retail shops to fund the numerous packages that the group offers freed from cost to group members, equivalent to job coaching, job placement, GED preparation, younger grownup re-entry programming, and revenue tax preparation and filling. Goodwill supplied companies to 18,724 individuals locally throughout 2020.
A Ribbon Reducing Celebration with the Stateline Chamber of Commerce was deliberate for June 29 when visitors may join giveaways and reward playing cards.