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Metropolitan Chicago Goodwill’s Fall Haul Donation Challenge 2012

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Oct 15, 2012 12:00:00 PM

Win a private concert at your high school with
singer/songwriter Cher Lloyd AND two new iPads

Fall HaulGet the entire community involved! Goodwill and B96 are sponsoring the Goodwill "Fall Haul Donation Challenge." Clean out your closets and bring your donations of gently used clothing and household items to any participating Metropolitan Chicago Goodwill Store & Donation Center between November 1-30, 2012. This is a great way to give back to your community and help the environment too!

*This promotion is restricted to high schools (grades 9-12) in our Metropolitan Chicago service territory.  Goodwill reserves the right to disqualify schools that are not in our service territory.


Week Five Final Results

Together you have donated 290,534 items!

  1. Lemont High School (Lemont) 50,991
  2. Luther High School North (Chicago) 33,797
  3. Neuqua Valley High School (Naperville) 17,764
  4. Naperville North High School (Naperville) 17,204
  5. Naperville Central High School (Naperville) 15,689
  6. Waubonsie Valley High School (Aurora) 15,295
  7. Metea Valley High School (Aurora) 15,173
  8. Bolingbrook High School (Bolingbrook) 7,203
  9. Lincoln-Way West High School (New Lenox) 4,349
  10. Lake Zurich High School (Lake Zurich) 3,795
  11. Wheaton Warrenville South High School (Wheaton) 3,756
  12. Oswego East High School (Oswego) 3,685
  13. Romeoville High School (Romeoville) 3,344
  14. East Aurora High School (Aurora) 3,226
  15. Plainfield South High School (Plainfield) 3,173

List of Other Schools Participating:

Reminder: this promotion is restricted to high schools only in our Illinois service territory. Other schools may be listed in acknowledgement of their donations. View our List of Other Schools Participating.

How It Works:

  1. There's no need to register for the promotion. Just start donating beginning November 1, 2012!
  2. Go to any participating Goodwill Store and Donation Center with your donations.  Ask the Goodwill Donation Attendant for the Fall Haul Donation slip.  Remember: only donations made between November 1 and November 30, 2012, will count!
  3. Simply indicate your school name, city and number of items donated. The Goodwill donation attendant will keep the donation slip.* 
  4. The school with the greatest number of items donated will receive a private concert from music sensation Cher Lloyd!
  5. The winning school must be a high school in our service territory.

*Donation Slips:

  1. Be sure to fill in your donation slip completely.
  1. Donation slips that are not legible or filled out entirely (name of school and city) will not be counted.
  2. If any donation exceeds 1,000 items in one visit, the Goodwill Store Manager will need to sign the donation slip, in order for it to be counted.
  3. Any donation slips that do not have an exact number written under "Number of items donated" will be estimated by the donation attendant
  4. Goodwill reserves the right to count a donation collection as one item (i.e.: a bag of 100 marbles = 1 item and not 100 items)
  5. Goodwill reserves the right to verify the number of items indicated by the donor on the submitted donation slip, to ensure accurate counts for this challenge.
  6. Goodwill is not responsible for any slips that are not received, are lost, or illegible.

1st Place School:

  • A private concert by Cher Lloyd held at your school.
  • Two(2) new iPads for your school’s technology department.
  • Goodwill will supply the winning school with guidelines and requirements for hosting the celebrity concert.

2nd and 3rd Place Schools:

  • Each to receive one new iPad
  • A pizza party for your school.  Goodwill will provide a gift certificate for a local food establishment valued at $500 to be used at the school’s discretion.

Additional promotion materials for your use:

Goodwill has the right to disqualify schools that are not in our territory.  If unsure if your school is in our IL service territory, please contact or  (312)994-1462


**Donation Drive Results posted on

  • Results from Thursday, November 1 – Sunday, November 4 will be posted November 13
  • Results from Monday, November 5 – Sunday, November 11 will be posted November 20
  • Results from Monday, November 12 – Sunday, November 18 will be posted November 28
  • Results from  Monday, November 19 – Sunday, November 25  will be posted December 4
  • Results from Monday, November 26 – Friday, November 30 will be posted December 12



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