Scouts on the Move
March 22 – April 19
This is a new volunteer opportunity for Boy and Girl Scouts to learn how they can be leaders and make a difference in their communities by collecting donations of gently-used clothing, books, housewares, and other items.
To participate, download the below forms. To receive a patch, Scouts must return three or more bags. Donations can be brought to any of our retail and donation center locations March 22 – April 19.
For additional questions, please contact Heather Schaefer, volunteer services coordinator, at: email@example.com or 330-724-6995 ext. 426.
Scouts do a ‘good turn’ for the community by collecting used clothing, books, housewares, and other items to be donated to Goodwill or by volunteering their time at a donation site. To recognize doing a good turn in these neighborhood service projects, scouts earn a patch.
The items collected are sold in Goodwill’s retail stores to support its mission of helping individuals prepare for, find, and retain employment. “The event creates a wonderful triple play,” said Nancy Ellis McClenaghan, President and CEO. “It gives individuals a way to pass along items they don’t need or want without harming the environment. It also helps the scouts learn firsthand about service. The money raised by selling the donations after Good Turn Day, supports individuals in need of employment assistance and enhances the local economy.”
For more information about Good Turn Day, contact Heather Schaefer, volunteer services coordinator, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-724-6995 ext. 426.