Back to School Bargains at Goodwill

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Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles to continue her series of reports on BACK-TO-SCHOOL BARGAINS.

Based on a recent survey, the National Retail Federation (NRF) extrapolates that total spending this back-to-school season for K-12 and college is expected to reach $68 billion. Average spending on back-to-school items has grown 42 percent in the past 10 years. For more information about the survey, click HERE.

Those looking for bargains this back-to-school season will want to check out Goodwill Southern California. At Goodwill, shoppers will find gently used and new designer fashions and accessories at deeply discounted prices. Goodwill stores offer a great selection for back-to-school including children’s and men’s clothing, suits, formal and athletic wear. With thousands of items stocked daily, you can find everything you need to create your own unique style. There is also NO sales tax when you shop at Goodwill.

In addition to the many bargains, shopping at Goodwill helps thousands of individuals with disabilities and disadvantages secure jobs, and diverts millions of pounds of material form landfill each year. Donated clothing is sold at Goodwill retails stores and the proceeds support free employment services and programs for individuals throughout the community. Click HERE to find a Goodwill store near you.

Shopping Goodwill also helps thousands of individuals with disabilities and disadvantages secure jobs each year, so every time you transform your look, you transform lives. That’s good for everyone!

Goodwill Southern California invites the public to the “Pathways to Success” Regional Hiring Event, Friday, August 28th from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Village @ Indian Hill in Pomona. This event features more than 20 prestigious local employers with current job openings who are ready to meet and hire you! Come dressed for success, bring multiple copies of your resume and be prepared to start your Pathway to Success.

“Pathways to Success” Regional Hiring Event
Friday, August 28th, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Village @ Indian Hill
1444 East Holt Boulevard, Entrance 1
Pomona, CA 91767

Space is Limited! Jobseekers must register by Tuesday, August 25th. To register, contact Maurice Forero at (909) 242-7999 or mforero@goodwillsocal.org.

About the National Retail Federation

National Retail Federation (NRF) is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. For more information, click HERE.

About Goodwill Southern California

Since 1916, Goodwill Southern California (GSC) has been transforming lives through the power of work. Goodwill serves people with disabilities or other vocational challenges, as well as businesses, by providing education, training, work experience and job placement services. To make a donation or for more information, click HERE.

Goodwill Southern California
342 San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 223-1211
888-4-GOODWILL (888.446.6394)
TDD 323.539.2097

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com