Help out Goodwill

From: John R. Keys Jr. <>
Date: Tue Sep 23 06:29:49 1997

This sounds like the Houston GW ?? I lived there a few years back and was a
great place to find items. I like your help idea may try it here.
At 09:41 PM 9/22/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Sam Ismail wrote:
>> I've heard that Goodwills take all the computer junk and auction it off.
>> I never, ever find any computer stuff at Goodwills or Salvation Army's.
>> I used to find stuff at the Salvation Army, and occasionally find some
>> software (found an MSX cassette of all things at one recently) but never
>> any hardware.
>A friend of mine gave me a really good idea. In our area Goodwill does
>auction off a bunch of stuff every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:30AM.
>The idea is to go in and help them to work on the computers. This
>accomplishes a number of things. 1) It can help train some of the people
>they are trying to help. 2) Fixed machines are worth more money hence a
>larger income for Goodwill. 3) If we are helping, we will most likely have
>the opportunity to see what is coming in and thus might be able to salvage
>some classic machines!
Received on Tue Sep 23 1997 - 06:29:49 BST

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