Value Village, the main competitor of Goodwill, has stores all around Puget Sound region - it is part of the national chain, Savers, headquartered in Bellevue. If you or your business support a local nonprofit or school in need of a little extra money, then Value Village will pay them for organizing a donation drive. They have got this down to a science, so it's pretty easy. The amount paid is calculated on how many pounds of donations were collected. Here is link with more info: