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Since 2009 OIB has partnered with Goodwill in collecting more than 1,500 bags of clothing and shoes, and we couldn't have done that without everyone's help. Beginning November 1st and ending November 30th OIB will have its Annual Fall Cleaning Clothes Drive. Goodwill barrels are located in all of our Northeast and Northwest Branches except the 2 Bastrop locations.

Since 1926, Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana has been selling donated household goods and clothing, in order to fund extensive job training programs and related services. Each year, their programs benefit thousands of people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana currently provides services to 26 parishes in North Louisiana, with retail operations in Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden, Haughton, Natchitoches, Ruston, Monroe, West Monroe, Alexandria and Pineville.

Goodwill turns your jeans into jobs!! Your donations will help provide local jobs and training to people in need and offer environmentally friendly bargains to everyone - all right here in North Louisiana.

Goodwill Industries Improves People's Lives Through the Power of Work!" - Goodwill enhances the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential through the power of work. Goodwill provides effective vocational programs that help people with disabling and/or disadvantaging conditions achieve their greatest individual potential. Goodwill prepares people for competitive community employment and/or transitional sheltered employment within Goodwill Industries or another appropriate setting.

Your donations will help provide people with skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

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