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An extra set of sheets. Unwanted clothing. A clock. Sometimes, packing up means leaving things behind. NIU students once again can put those items in the hands of people who can use them–and keep them out of the landfills–through the Goodwill Campus Move-Out campaign. Just drop them off in the large blue bins placed in...
Federal 1040 form, pen and calculator
Goodwill Northern Illinois has adjusted the schedule to the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program site located in the Gallery Lounge of the NIU Holmes Student Center. The program offers IRS-certified volunteers who provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Three dates have been canceled: March 15 and 29...
Federal 1040 form, pen and calculator
Qualified NIU students, faculty and staff can get free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Tuesday from Jan. 26 through April 12 in the Holmes Student Center Gallery Lounge. This program is sponsored by the NIU Department of Accountancy, NIU’s Financial Cents program and Goodwill Northern...
Give and Go! Move Out 2015
With the end of the spring semester and students packing up for the summer break, Northern Illinois University is preparing for the annual flood of unwanted household items typically discarded by students departing on-campus housing. Students leaving campus encounter storage and car trunks that can only hold so much, and often leave perfectly good clothes,...
Give and Go! Move Out 2014
Each semester since the fall of 2012, Northern Illinois University’s Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy, along with Housing and Dining, has partnered with Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois to collect usable goods. Since the beginning of the partnership, more than 30,000 pounds of items have been collected and diverted from...
Goodwill Industries is hoping NIU students will do another solid for the non-profit agency. At the end of the past three semesters, as students were moving out of residence halls, they donated a whopping total of 19,281 pounds of clothing and household goods through the hugely successful NIU “Give and Go!” project. Now, with finals...
Give and Go! logo
It’s finals time, which also means that it is time for the NIU “Give and Go!” project. The goal of the Give and Go! project is to keep materials out of landfills by making it very easy to donate useable items to Goodwill. Amid the chaos of student move outs, finals, and late night study...
Logos of Goodwill and Keep America Beautiful
Northern Illinois University students are accustomed to the annual Move-in Day, kicking off the start of the fall semester. Now there’s a new end-of-the-school-year wrinkle: Move-out Week. NIU has been selected as one of five colleges and universities nationwide to partner up with Goodwill Industries and Keep America Beautiful on a pilot “move-out week” program....