A local retailer is asking the community to donate items for a good cause.
As a part of a national effort, Elder Beerman in Zanesville and the Goodwill are teaming up for the "Goodwill Sale." The campaign began in 1994 as a way to help put people back to work and to also generate revenue for the organization.
There's also an incentive for donating.
"We give customers coupons, and on Wednesday and Saturday is double coupon day for every single item they...
Elder-Beerman is taking part in a national campaign to make sure people in need are taken care of.
The "Goodwill Sale" kicks off Wednesday and will continue through September 29th. It's asking the public to donate gently used clothes, furniture, and other household items. Drop off boxes will be located at the Goodwill store on Maple Avenue and the Elder-Beerman store at the Colony Square Mall.
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Donating your gently used clothing can garner you some big savings.
Saturday is the first "Stuff The Truck" event for the Elder Beerman located in the Colony Square Mall. The goal is to have customers fill a Goodwill truck with clean, gently used clothing and household textiles. Store manager at Elder Beerman, Annie Wolfer, says Goodwill is thrilled for the event.
"They are very excited, it has been such a wonderful experience to have so many people...
Donating your used clothes could bring in big savings at a local department store.
Goodwill and Elder Beerman are teaming up to bring clothing to those in need in our area.
"It is a great way to help out the community and treat yourself to something new and it is very easy, just clean out the closet and bring in the items and we would give them coupons for every item they bring in," says Annie Wolfer, Elder Beerman store manager.
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