Good360 | Falling in Good: Meet Good360’s Newest Community Redistribution Partners

Falling in Good: Meet Good360’s Newest Community Redistribution Partners

Each year, Good360 serves tens of thousands of nonprofit organizations around the country. We enhance their missions by giving them access to product donations that allow them to run their programs more efficiently and affordably.  

This has never been more important than this year with a record number of natural disasters, an unprecedented public health crisis, and rising numbers of people living in poverty.  

In 2020, Good360 is forecasted to distribute more than $600 million in needed goods, an increase of nearly double over 2019. 

Making this kind of impact would not be possible without one of the most important parts of our unique philanthropic model: our network of Community Redistribution Partners, or CRPs. 

Our CRPs serve as Good360 regional hubs for product donations, each serving hundreds of vetted and qualified nonprofit members in their area. Typically, a CRP operates a warehouse where members can find all sorts of products that serve their needs, from school supplies to office furniture to clothing. Each warehouse is able to receive and distribute truckload-size donations, essentially enabling every CRP to duplicate Good360’s model and amplify our impact across the country. 

Currently, there are 77 CRPs in our nationwide network. Every day, we work hard to recruit more organizations to join this elite group of regional hubs. Here’s a look at some of our newest CRP organizations that have joined this fall.  

Seasons of Change  

Arlington, Texas  

Since 2001, Seasons of Change has had an open door to children, youth, and families in crisis, serving over 10,000 individuals in the last two years. By improving each client’s chances for long-term stability, Season of Change works to create pathways out of poverty for those most vulnerable in the communities they serve. 

The organization runs a variety of programs, including the Basic Center, which provides youth with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling, and referrals for health care and follow up services; the Maternity Group Home (MGH) program is designed to promote long-term economic independence to ensure the well-being of the youth and their child(ren), and the Transitional Living Program (TLP) equips homeless youth ages 18 through 21 years old with the skills and education necessary to become independent, productive adults. 

CityServe Network  

Bakersfield, California 

CityServe is a collaborative network that empowers and provides resources local churches to confront some of the most entrenched needs in their own neighborhoods and throughout the world. One of the ways CityServe does this is through a supply chain network of warehouse “HUB’s” that channel resources such as household goods, furniture, and food to local churches serving their communities. There are local churches POD’s or “Point of Distribution.”

Based in Bakersfield, Cityserve Network is responding to the devastating wildfires in California. CityServe Network is resourcing churches with food, clothing, and household items, so those entities can be instruments of hope and healing to families who have lost so much. 

CEDA  

Chicago, Illinois  

The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, Inc. (CEDA) is one of the largest private, nonprofit Community Action Agencies in the country, serving residents throughout Cook County, Illinois.  

CEDA offers a variety of programs and services in the areas of community and economic development, education, emergency assistance, employment and training, energy conservation and services, health and nutrition, and housing. The organization is also a Community Action Agency.  

Joining the Good360 CRP network 

If you represent a qualified nonprofit organization and are interested in becoming a Community Redistribution Partner, please find more information here. 

Shari Rudolph
shari@good360.org

Shari Rudolph is Chief Marketing Officer of Good360 and is an accomplished retail, digital commerce and media executive with a strong track record of building audience, revenue and brands. Shari’s previous experience includes management consulting as well as various executive and leadership roles at both start-ups and large media and retail e-commerce companies in Southern California, New York and Silicon Valley. She is also an adjunct professor teaching classes in marketing, advertising and entrepreneurial studies and she earned her MBA from The Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.



 
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