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October
16

Guest Blogger: Annual Trade-In Event

In our post last month we gave some tips on how to clean our your closet, in anticipation of our 18th Annual Trade-In Event.  Now, we are happy to announce the event is underway for the next two and half weeks. Here is how it works.  First, clean out your closet-  we are accepting gently […]

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March
17

Seven Days of Spring Cleaning

I know you’re itching to dive into spring with a bit of sunshine and a #SpringClear closet. To get this year’s spring cleaning season off to a fresh start, I present the Seven Days of Spring Cleaning Guide, making it easier than ever to clean out your home and make a difference here in the […]

#7DaysofSpringCleaning
November
27

Giving thanks with Goodwill

On Thanksgiving eve, I’m pretty much dreaming of turkey, stuffing, and sides. But I’m also thinking about the people that Goodwill helps—those who are just getting back on their feet. This might be their first Thanksgiving meal in a while. What better way to give thanks than by donating to Goodwill? This year, get a […]

Goodwill Ad Council power of donations
November
6

My minimalist journey

Having access to a plethora of clothing, accessories, and home goods at perfect prices can be dangerous. How do you know when you have enough? At which point will one’s overstuffed closet actually, truly burst? I don’t have the answer to those questions, but I ask them on a regular basis. I’m preparing for some […]

Donating to Goodwill
June
27

Best of Guest Blogger: 10 Things You Need to Know When Shopping at Goodwill

If there is one thing that I hear over and over again, it’s “How did you find that at Goodwill? I never find anything!” Whether you are shopping at Goodwill to find unique vintage pieces or to discover investment pieces at a VERY reasonable price, you can accomplish that and MUCH MORE at your local […]

vintage dress
April
8

Your Goodwill donations really make a difference!

Because you’re a savvy Goodwill shopper, you know that cleaning out your closets and donating your clothing and housewares to Goodwill provides savings to other shoppers. But your donations also contribute to our training and assistance programs for locals that are unemployed or underemployed. While you’re patting yourself on the back for keeping items out […]

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December
6

Guest Blogger: Out with the Old

Now is the time of year for getting rid of old things: clothes and habits alike. The other day, I found myself frustrated by seemingly endless piles of clothes to “keep,” “consign,” and “donate,” as I finished up my summer-to-fall-to-winter transition. Once again, I was moving items from one pile to another (mainly in and […]

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November
29

Guest Blogger: 10 Things You Need to Know When Shopping at Goodwill

If there is one thing that I hear over and over again, it’s “How did you find that at Goodwill? I never find anything!”  Whether you are shopping at Goodwill to find unique vintage pieces or to discover investment pieces at a VERY reasonable price, you can accomplish that and MUCH MORE at your local […]

Vintage dress
February
17

Guest Blogger: My Shopping Helps Goodwill

There are many reasons I feel passionately about shopping at Goodwill.  Not only do I get a huge bang for my buck, but the profits are passed forward to train people , help them find employment and to keep good jobs.  3 MILLION people, in fact!  That’s really awesome!  It makes me feel good to […]

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February
15

Fashion Forward: Don’t leave out the leftovers

As your fashionable blogger, I see a lot of the behind-the-scenes happenings at Goodwill. But I still didn’t know what happened to all the things that we donate to Goodwill, but aren’t exactly fit for the sales floor. You know, the ratty tee shirts, the stained dresses. Sometimes, I donate these things even though I […]

ABC7 report on Goodwill