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‘Giving fatigue’ weighs on local charities in winter months

February 14, 2017

At Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas, “the quantity really drops off after the new year,” said Suzanne Gunning, vice president of community engagement. “We see a spike, and then it falls off a little bit, and we try to make sure that those donations will sustain us until the next spike, the next closet clean-out.” Despite the January dip, Gunning said Goodwill’s Overland Park thrift store at 135th Street and Metcalf Avenue is one of the top stores for donations in the country.

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SGunning@mokangoodwill.org

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