Program allows you to donate to Goodwill using your empty Amazon boxes

FILE - This June 4, 2014 file photo shows Amazon boxes in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

SEATTLE, WA (WCMH) — Amazon and Goodwill are teaming up to make it easier for you to donate your old toys, clothes, or accessories.

The way it works is after you’ve unpacked your merchandise from Amazon, you fill the box with clothing, accessories and household goods you no longer need and print your free shipping label from Then let UPS or the U.S. Postal Service deliver your box to the nearest participating Goodwill.

Goodwill sells the donated goods, and the revenues help support employment placement, job training and other community-based services to create strong families and communities.

On its site Amazon says, “When you donate to Goodwill through Give Back Box, you enable Goodwill to help people find work, strengthen their families, and enrich the local community.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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