Goodwill Events and Promostions

Spread Some Christmas Cheer in October!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Oct 2, 2017 10:33:09 AM

The Treetime Christmas Creations promotion is upon us once again this year! Donate your gently-used artificial Christmas tree to benefit Goodwill! Each tree donated will in turn be available for purchase at participating Goodwill Store and Donation Centers in Illinois, and the funds from selling the donated trees and items will provide training and job opportunities for people within those communities.

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Topics: Goodwill, Treetime, Treetime Trade-In Sale, Treetime Trade-In Event

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Oct 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM


October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago is encouraging employers in both the private and public sectors to strengthen their workforces by hiring qualified people with disabilities—like Mike, a young man with Down syndrome, who works for Goodwill's E-cycle program.
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Topics: National Disability Employment Awareness Month, disability awareness, Goodwill

It's a Boo Bash at Goodwill with WSHE!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Sep 29, 2017 4:13:52 PM

Get ready for a Boo Bash at Goodwill! The WSHE Radio Trick-or-Treat Truck will be visiting six of our Goodwill Store & Donation Centers in Illinois this October. WSHE's Lisa Kosty will host each event featuring either a fortune teller or Halloween make-up artist, candy for the kids, a prize wheel, mini-pumpkin decorating and more! Stop by for your chance to win a pair of tickets to Statesville Haunted Prison and Siegel's Cottonwood Farm (a pair will be given away every 30 minutes). And, ALL entrants will have a chance to win the GRAND PRIZE of  a two-night stay at Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, including a $25 dining credit and two ski lift passes! 

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Topics: Goodwill, Halloween, Trick or Treat Truck, WSHE FM

Shop Goodwill & get FREE Admission into Summerfest!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Jun 1, 2017 4:14:00 PM

Thanks to a special partnership between Summerfest and Goodwill, you'll receive a specially-marked receipt when you make a purchase of $10 or more at a participating Goodwill Store and Donation Center in southeastern Wisconsin and Round Lake Beach, IL, between June 1st and July 1st (until 11:59 a.m.). This receipt will grant you FREE admission into Summerfest on July 1st while supplies last!

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Topics: Goodwill, Summerfest, Shop Goodwill

Visit Select Goodwill Locations for 97.1 The Drive Birthday Bash Tickets

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on May 10, 2017 2:19:53 PM

Goodwill has teamed up with 97.1 FM The Drive for their 16th Birthday Bash on July 1st, featuring Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles). Sherman and Tingle from The Drive Morning Show will be giving away 50 pairs of Birthday Concert tickets at the Goodwill Store & Donation Centers listed below before summer officially begins, along with an exclusive VIP package to one lucky Goodwill shopper!

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Topics: Goodwill, The Drive Birthday Bash, 97.1 The Drive

Celebrate Earth Day with Goodwill and IKEA US

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 21, 2017 4:06:44 PM

Launched in 1970 to bring attention to environmental issues, Earth Day is a time to promote earth-friendly practices such as recycling and sustainable living. We all do our part in recycling small items -- bottles, newspapers, cans, and so on -- but what about the larger things? Unfortunately, due to furniture’s unwieldy size and materials, it can be challenging for consumers to find responsible and easy solutions for recycling these larger household goods.

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Topics: Goodwill, donate, Earth Day, IKEA

Our Goodwill Store & Donation Centers Closed on Easter

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 13, 2017 12:39:57 PM

Happy Easter! We will resume our regular business hours on Monday, April 17.

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Topics: Goodwill, donate, Shop Goodwill

Donate & Save on NEW Bedroom Furniture

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 12, 2017 3:14:48 PM
Get FREE delivery of your bedroom purchase and FREE pick-up of your donated pieces when you make a bedroom purchase of $1499 or more at Steinhafels, and donate two-to-five bedroom pieces to Goodwill!
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Topics: Goodwill, donate, Steinhafels, Steinhafels Bedroom Trade-In Event

WFAQ-LP FM to Broadcast Live from Pewaukee Goodwill

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Mar 27, 2017 2:24:24 PM

The non-profit Low-Power FM (LPFM) community radio station WFAQ-LP FM, anchored in Mukwonago, will conduct a Live Remote broadcast on Saturday, April 1st from noon until 4 p.m. at the Goodwill Store & Donation Center in Pewaukee.

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Topics: Goodwill, Goodwill Store & Donation Center, WFAQ-LP

Goodwill's Ultimate Upcycling Contest is Going on Now!

Posted by Goodwill Guest Blogger on Mar 14, 2017 11:37:00 AM

Here's you chance to show your mad skills and be named Goodwill's "Ultimate Upcycler." Use your imagination to create the winning project, but make sure that 75% of your materials are purchased from Goodwill. Whether you have a knack for textiles and fabric, mechanicals or hardware, use those skills to convert an item into one of higher quality or different use. After all, that's what upcycling is all about!

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Topics: Goodwill Ultimate Upcycling Contest, upcycling contest, Goodwill, upcyling

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