Community Partners

Featured Partners

Collaboration is paramount to the work Goodwill does in this community.  Our community partners have made significant contributions of time, donations or other services to advance Goodwill’s mission. We’re proud to celebrate and recognize their impact.

 

Girl Scout logo

Each Spring, Goodwill and Girl Scouts team up for the “Good Turn for Goodwill” donation drive. Scout troops compete to collect the most donations for Goodwill – and earn a patch in the process. Girl Scouts collected over 10,500 lbs of donations this year! Learn more about the Girl Scouts of NE Kansas NW Missouri

 

Rose Brooks logo

Rose Brooks provides emergency shelter and ongoing supportive services to families escaping domestic violence.  Goodwill provides shopping vouchers for Rose Brooks Center  women, allowing them to shop at Goodwill for exactly what they need to help them and their children rebuild their lives. In order to keep their location confidential and safe, they count on this Goodwill partnership. Learn more about Rose Brooks


 Great Plains SPCA logo  Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter logo  Unleashed Pet Rescue Logo

Goodwill is proud to partner with local animal shelters to provide them with blankets and towels to keep the animals clean and comfortable while they await a new home.  Learn More about Great Plains SPCA, Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter, and Unleashed Pet Rescue.

 

Container Store logo

Goodwill is honored to be the exclusive partner for The Container Store's 2016 "Kiss Clutter Goodbye" Spring Organizational Sale to help you declutter and live the organized life while helping to change the lives of the people Goodwill supports. The Container Store hosted 2 donation drives for Goodwill at their Overland Park, KS (4701 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS 66209) and across the country for you to easily donate your goods.  

 Panda Box logo Panda Box logo

We’re thrilled to announce that Panda Boxes and Goodwill are making eco-friendly moving in and around Kansas City easier and “greener” than ever before. Starting April 2016, Panda Boxes customers can request to “Give 2 Goodwill" and receive 2 or more extra boxes at no charge to designate for donations to Goodwill. After the move, Panda Boxes picks up the boxes and delivers the donations to Goodwill.  Goodwill then distributes the donations to their local retail stores where proceeds from goods sold support Goodwill’s mission

Goodwill donors are generous. In fact, often when people donate their clothing, furniture, and household goods to Goodwill thrift stores, they also ask to donate food and toiletries. Realizing Goodwill could help feed the local community Goodwill formed a partnership with Harvesters-The Community Food Network. Now, donors and shoppers can donate to Harvesters and Goodwill at the same time by using Harvesters barrels at area Goodwill locations. Through this collaboration, we’re giving old things new life, filling Harvesters Food Pantries, and helping individuals in our local community thrive as a whole.

If you are interesting in partnering with Goodwill, please contact Klassie Alcine at (816) 842-3372, x297 or kalcine@mokangoodwill.org.  Thank you!

Host a Donation Drive

Your donations make it possible for Goodwill to achieve its mission.  Your donations are sold locally in Goodwill thrift stores.  All 100% the proceeds from the sales of these donated goods support the mission of empowering people with disadvantages and different abilities to earn and keep employment. Plus, Goodwill works tirelessly to keep items from ending up in landfills. Last year, Goodwill was able to find new uses for 15 million of pounds of unwanted stuff! 

If your city, neighborhood, school, business or group would like to support Goodwill's work in this community by hosting a donation drive, contact community@mokangoodwill.org. 

Thank you to these organizations that hosted donation drives in the past year! 

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