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Goodwill CA Fire Response Statement

Communities Coming Together to Help Californians Goodwill® is a network of 161 community-based and independent organizations. Although not in our name, Southern Oregon Goodwill’s region includes Siskiyou and Del Norte counties in CA. We are aligning efforts for fire relief in Northern California with other Goodwill member organizations in CA. Each Goodwill is assisting the […]

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Changes to e-waste program gets media coverage

The decision to stop accepting e-waste at Southern Oregon Goodwill on September 1, 2018, sparked interest among several media outlets. The Ashland Daily Tidings posted this article on Sunday, September 9:   Medford’s Mail Tribune posted its own version of the change on Tuesday, September 11:   The News Review in Roseburg followed with an […]

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E-Waste recycling program changes

Effective September 1, 2018, Southern Oregon Goodwill will no longer accept e-waste donations. E-Waste is defined as: desktop computers, laptops, CPUs, towers, keyboards, computer mice, printers, scanners, projection TVs, older tube TVs (black plastic housing, curved screens,) and console TVs (built into wooden cabinets,) CRT computer monitors, and cable/satellite boxes. We still accept most televisions except […]

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Attended Donation Centers close early in “extreme” heat

  For the safety of our donation attendants during extreme heat, Southern Oregon Goodwill will close our Attended Donation Centers (donation trailers) early.  The two locations are in Medford at the North Fred Meyer parking lot and in Grants Pass at the Safeway parking lot off of Williams Hwy. These trailers do not have electricity […]

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KDRV covers SOU’s 2018 campus move out

KDRV Newswatch 12 reporter, Emma Houston, covered the sixth annual campus move out at Southern Oregon University on Thursday, June 14 in Ashland. The year-end event enables students clearing out their rooms and apartments in SOU residence halls to dispose of things they no longer need in an environmentally responsible way, and at the same time support […]

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A reminder about year-end giving

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Director of Marketing and Community Relations Julie Fletcher shared a reminder about year-end donations and the good work donors enable Goodwill to do each year. KTVL-CBS News10 reporter Kimberly Kolliner came to interview her about meeting the IRS deadline to claim donations on next tax return. Julie also discussed the alternative ways […]

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TV reports on SOU donation drive

KDRV Newswatch 12 reporter Andryanna Sheppard did a story about the campus move-out donation drive, an annual event done in partnership between Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries and Southern Oregon University. Students moving out at the end of the school year donate tons of clothing, decor, books and other household items they don’t need anymore. The […]

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