Ep183: Uber Makes Donating Clothes to Goodwill Easy

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Ryan Kuhn, Senior Director of Marketing for Goodwill Industries International, about a national collection drive they launched with the help of Uber.

Megan, Ryan and I discuss:

Ryan Kuhn, Goodwill

Ryan Kuhn, Goodwill

  • Goodwill was the recent winner of PUBLIC's Cause Marketing Innovation Award.
  • Goodwill's national program with Uber began with a local relationship in New York. Collection drives included clothing and e-waste drives.
  • How Uber promoted the campaign to customers
  • How Goodwill helped local Uber drivers connect with local stores in their community.
  • How Goodwill's work with Uber required flexility and a commitment to innovation.
  • The logistics behind the campaign. Uber collected 250,000 pounds of clothes for Goodwill!
  • The power of tapping into the strengths of your partner.
  • The target demographic for Goodwill is women between the ages of 35 and 45. The Uber campaign helped them reach this audience and a younger demographic.
  • The business benefits of the program to Uber.
  • The future of Goodwill's partnership with Uber.

Show Notes

Uber and Goodwill Make Spring Cleaning Easy


Ryan Kuhn on LinkedIn