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PennMOVES 2011 Sale Raises $25,000 for Goodwill

August 9, 2011

The fourth Annual PennMOVES Community Sale, held on June 4, raised over $25,000 to support Goodwill’s local employment training services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Thanks to the sale, close to 90,000 pounds of usable items that students could not take with them when they left campus were diverted from landfills.

Students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community came to 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue to take advantage of the sale items which included televisions, refrigerators, printers, and other small appliances; household and kitchen items, clothing, lamps, furniture (tables, sofas, chairs); bikes, books, school supplies and other miscellaneous items.

If you missed the sale, Stephanie Yee, C’08 and Director Penn’s Alumnae Association shares her experience as a sale volunteer on her blog, Frankly Penn: PennMOVES Turned Trash into Treasures.

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