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Goodwill in Hermitage Reports Increase in Donations

The Goodwill has reported an influx of donations following Christmas, and they say that they expect this to continue up to the end of the year.

Christmas may have passed, but residents of middle Tennessee are showing that they still care about each other, and that they have retained the spirit of sharing. Drop-offs increased significantly on Boxing Day, and are growing at a steady pace in the run up to New Year’s Eve. The Goodwill leaders expect that the donations are prompted by people giving away old and unwated stuff after having received gifts, and also that some people are being motivated by the knowledge that they can give things away and deduct the monetary value from their taxes.

People are giving away old toys that their kids have outgrown, shoes, purses, and other extra things, a...

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