Change a Life on #GivingTuesday!
The holidays can be hectic – especially with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to keep you busy! But today is your chance to take a step back from all the purchasing, and make a difference in your community on #GivingTuesday. The #GivingTuesday movement was created with the simple idea of dedicating a day to thinking about others in the midst of the holiday season.
When you make a financial contribution online or donate your gently-used goods to one of our 40 drop-off locations, you are giving Central Texans’ the education and job-training opportunities they need to find work. People just like Albert, this year’s Hall of Honor Inspirational Speaker.
Albert lost his Grandmother, his sole care giver, at a very young age and spent the next few years without a place to call home, skipping school, and relying on illegal activity to survive. After being charged with truancy he was sent to Goodwill by his Probation Officer to complete his GED. With support from his Goodwill Case Manager, Albert found so much more – he completed his GED, received training and job-search assistance, gained work experience, and finally secured his dream job with Samsung.
On #GivingTuesday make a financial contribution online or drop off your goods donations at any of our stores or donations sites, and help empower other individuals in our community just like Albert. You can give someone the best gift this holiday season – the gift of a job.
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