***Earth Day Photo-Op***
WHAT—Photo-Op: NYU Student dorms kick off 3rd annual year-end drive to donate goods to Goodwill, the “Green Apple Move Out"
WHEN&WHERE: Thurs., April 22, 11:45am, NYU Founder's Hall - 120 East 12th Street (between 3rd and 4th Avenues) - Lobby and Courtyard
WHO: NYU’s President John Sexton, Goodwill's Senior Vice President of Retail Sales Mauricio Hernandez, Goodwill Industries’ Mary Cochran, Goodwill’s Senior Vice President of Contributed Goods, and Walter Reyes, Goodwill’s Vice President of Retail Development, and NYU students, staff, and volunteers
During last year’s Green Apple Move Out, NYU collectively donated 73 tons of re-usable items to Goodwill Industries, ranging from clothes and blankets to mini-fridges and books. For more information please see www.nyu.edu/recycling
Coverage is invited. Interviews are available with program coordinators, involved students, and program director Sarah Boll. Reporters should contact Christopher James, 212.998.6876 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYU’s Sustainability Task Force is an advisory body composed of students, faculty, administrators, and staff, who develop recommendations for new policies and practices that advance NYU’s long-term future as a sustainable university. For more information on the Sustainability Task Force, go to http://www.nyu.edu/sustainability
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides educational and career services, job placement opportunities and post-employment support for people facing economic challenges, including people with disabilities and other disadvantages. Headquartered in Astoria, Queens, the community-based agency serves 164,000 persons annually. In 2009, Goodwill placed nearly 14,000 individuals in jobs and 64,000 in the last 5 years. Goodwill is one of New York City's metropolitan area original recyclers since its founding in 1915. To help support its programs, Goodwill sells donated clothes and other household items in 37 retail stores. Locate the closest Goodwill store at http://www.goodwillny.org/findgoodwill.aspx.