MIAMI, FL. (Mar. 3, 2021) – Goodwill South Florida is pleased to announce it will receive a $1 million donation from philanthropist and president of Badía Spices, Joseph "Pepe" Badía within the coming weeks. Badia's generous donation is part of the silent phase of a fundraising campaign the nonprofit is currently hosting to help narrow the $8 million loss its endured due to closings, furloughed employees, unemployment insurance and lack of federal help.
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The Collaborative Project Supports People with Disabilities in the Community Through the Creation of a Sustainable Circular Economy
Did you know that you can shop thousands of unique finds at Goodwill South Florida online? If you are searching for the perfect thrift item or simply browsing through, it’s as easy as a few clicks. Choose to shop through various mediums such as shopgoodwill.com, AmazonSmile, eBay, OfferUp, and if it’s flags you’re looking for check out our commercial flag purchasing center.
If you have kids going back to school or off to college, now is the perfect time to tackle those projects you put off! Let’s clean out our closets and crowded home areas while helping the community and the environment in meaningful ways. The excessive amount of t-shirts and never before touched items collecting dust in your garage and closets can serve a better purpose when you donate them.
For Kristen McAtee, what started as a hobby while she was earning a degree in merchandise marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising quickly became her full-time gig after she was handed her diploma. Kristen and her friends (aka the David Dobrik-founded Vlog Squad) have amassed a loyal base of followers together, but have also been able to develop their own unique styles and identities. Kristen’s content — which has brought her 1.1 million subscribers on YouTube — includes glimpses of her life with her friend, boyfriend, and dog, Link. She’s been able to tackle any subject with ease and a bit of comedic relief.
During the campus move-out process every May, students at four different South Florida colleges and universities donated thousands of pounds of reusable items that might otherwise have ended up in landfills. By offering this opportunity and making socially responsible decisions, these students created a lasting impact to the environment as well as their community.