Goodwill, the radio will deliver new padded backpacks to students

Listen to Wild 106.1 to vote for the most deserving school

– In line with its mission to “build lives, families and communities through employment opportunities”, Goodwill Central Coast will aim to help break down barriers to quality education through a school supply program.

With five locations in San Luis Obispo County, Goodwill Central Coast has become a popular back-to-school headquarters for everything from clothes and book bags to school supplies. Going further, Goodwill will give away 50 new backpacks full of school supplies – including pencils, erasers, rulers, notebooks, a shirt and more – to deserving students about to start the year. school year 2022-23.

Additionally, San Luis Obispo radio station Wild 106.1 will run a three-week promotion from July 15 through August 21. 10, rewarding a deserving elementary school with 100 backpacks filled with Goodwill. Wild 106.1 will contact its listeners for two weeks, asking them to name a school in SLO that deserves and needs the backpacks. The top 10 schools will be featured on the station’s website and listeners will be asked to vote for the most deserving.

The winning school will be announced on air the following week and Goodwill will present the backpacks on the steps of the winning school.

To nominate a school for this promotion, go to

Goodwill Central Coast has five locations in San Luis Obispo County, including Atascadero, Grover Beach, Paso Robles, and two stores in San Luis Obispo, including a factory outlet. Goodwill Store and Donation Center hours vary by location.

Visit the Find a Store page at for current opening hours. Most store hours are 9am to 7pm daily, unless otherwise stated. You can also shop online from home at

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