Have you ever wondered what your donation of lightly used clothes, books and household items really mean to Goodwill? Donations are sold, and the money is used to help people in your community train for careers. Last year, more than 6.7 million people benefited from Goodwill's training programs. At goodwill.org, you can calculate the impact of your donation by entering the amount and type of clothes, household items and electronics you are donating. Its online calculator determines the value of those items and then tells you the number of hours you've contributed toward career counseling to help someone in need.