Schedule Uber to pick up your Goodwill donation on December 10

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December 09, 2016

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Uber partners with Goodwill to spread holiday goodwill

(Spokane, WA) – On December 10th, Spokane residents can book a Goodwill donation pick-up for free on the Uber app. On Saturday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, select the DONATE option at the bottom of the Uber app, type in your location, hit request, and we’ll pick up your clothing donations for free.

Uber will deliver donations to the donation site that is closes to the scheduled pick-up location:

  • Downtown Spokane - 130 E. Third Avenue

  • North Spokane – 9832 N. Nevada

  • Spokane Valley – 13721 E. Sprague Avenue

How it works:

  1. Bag your jackets, shirts, pants, blouses, and other unwanted clothing. Uber will not pick up items that have not been bagged. Uber is only accepting clothing for this drive.

  2. Open the Uber app between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, December 10

  3. Tap the donate option at the bottom of the app

  4. Type in your location and hit request

  5. If you’re matched, an Uber driver-partner will arrive to collect your donations and drop them off at a nearby Goodwill location

  6. Uber driver-partners can’t leave their cars unattended. Please meet them curbside with your donations upon arrival

  7. It’s totally free, and those who donate will receive a follow-up email with tax receipt info

“We are excited about this unique opportunity with Uber,” says Heather Alexander, Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications for Goodwill. “The winter months tend to be a slower donation season for us. This partnership will allow people to donate in the midst of a very busy, and this week a very wintery season, without adding another trip to their day.”

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Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest has been serving individuals and families in eastern Washington and north Idaho since 1939. Our mission is to help people overcome barriers to independence. We accomplish this through training and job development programs, assistance with resources, rapid re-housing for veterans who are homeless, payee services, and more. More than 85 cents of every dollar earned from our retail stores supports over 20 local Goodwill programs, serving more than 6000 people every year. Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest employs more than 500 people and serves 23 counties in eastern Washington and north Idaho.