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When It Comes To Charity All Donation Bins Aren’t The Same

You’ve probably donated some items after cleaning out your closet. New options are popping up all over. But, the CBS 11 I-Team has learned you can’t judge every donation bin by its cover.

CBS 11–08/28/2014

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Human Skull Donated To Austin Thrift Store

Police have asked for the public’s help to locate the person who donated a human skull to an Austin thrift store, although foul play is not suspected in the death.

08/28/2014

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Feds Investigate Possible Data Breach At Goodwill

Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.

07/22/2014

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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

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Goodwill’s Busiest Day Of The Year

For retailers there are Black Friday and Cyber Monday as their marquis shopping days. But for non-profits like Goodwill Industries, December 31st is the key day. Its the last day donors can write donations on this year’s taxes and that means a rush of people lining up to give.

12/31/2013

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Goodwill Program Says ‘Thank You’ To Forgotten Veterans

Goodwill held a special program Thursday to say thank you to some forgotten veterans. They are men and women who came home carrying emotional scars from service and found themselves homeless.

CBS 11–11/14/2013

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Upcoming Goodwill Sale Full Of Prom Dress Deals

Dresses from Cache, Alfred Angelo, and White House/Black Market can easily go for around $100 at the mall, but at Goodwill’s prom sale they’ll be up for grabs from between $5 and $25.

CBS 11–04/16/2013

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Non-Profit Outlet Store Selling Clothes By The Pound

You buy meat by the pound and coffee by the pound, why not clothes by the pound? In an effort to be more environmentally conscious, one North Texas thrift store is now giving you the option.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2013

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Shoppers “Poppin’ Tags” Good Business For Texas Non-Profits

An ode to bargain shopping is the biggest song on radio and it’s also proving to be good business for one Texas non-profit organization.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2013

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End Of Year Donations High As Charities Worry About “Fiscal Cliff”

For the past week, cars, pick-ups and SUV’s have lined up at Goodwill Industries donation sites. Some are loaded with clothes. Others carry large appliances and electronics.

CBS 11–12/31/2012

Through The Lens: Goodwill Employee Celebrated

So how did you celebrate leap day today? Some people celebrate a birthday that they only get once every four years and some women ask men to marry them. In today’s Through the Lens I […]

02/29/2012