Goodwill offers tips for de-cluttering before the year’s end.
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- Patch Staff
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Taxpayers looking to claim a deduction for charitable donations only have a couple of days left to give before the end of the 2012 tax year. Goodwill of North Georgia is preparing for what will be its busiest donation rush of the year. “We always receive our heaviest volume of donations from Dec. 26 to Dec, 31. Last year we received more than 87,000 donations during the last week of the year,” says Director of Public Relations Elaine Armstrong. The organization has more than 100 locations where you can drop off items, including on the westside of Atlanta on Northside Drive. Goodwill says making a donation can help families de-clutter items they’ve accumulated during the year and make room for new things they received for Christmas. When …
The Northside Drive location includes a store with 12,500 square feet of sales floor space and drive-up donation center.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Staff Report Goodwill of North Georgia will open the doors at its Northside Drive store Thursday morning at 9 a.m. The facility, located at 1460 Northside Drive, is the 40th store for the nonprofit and the 20th it has opened since 2007. Those who visit the store during the first four days of business (March 22 – 25) will also have the opportunity to enter hourly drawings for Goodwill gift certificates. “We planned for this,’’ said Goodwill’s Director of Public Relations Elaine Armstrong in a news release. “Our strategic plan called for the aggressive growth we’re experiencing. Still, it’s humbling and impressive to truly see our organization double in size in just five years time.” Like its other stores, the Northside Drive location …