Goodwill Events and Promotions

Watch Goodwill Carpool with Fashion Expert Bjorn!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 26, 2017 1:13:53 PM


If you enjoy James Corden's Carpool Karaoke, then you'll love our new web series, Goodwill Carpool with Bjorn! Ride along with our knowledgeable fashion expert, Bjorn Nasett as he takes everyday shoppers, local celebrities and more on a personal shopping experience to Goodwill. Bjorn explains how to spot trendy and chic fashion and what to look for when shopping at Goodwill—all while saving money and supporting our mission!

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Topics: Bjorn Nasett, Goodwill fashion expert Bjorn Nasett, Goodwill Carpool, Goodwill shopping tips

We're Hiring! Attend a Goodwill Job Fair!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 21, 2017 4:46:15 PM

Goodwill Retail Services, one of the fastest growing retailers in the area, is seeking individuals who have a desire to grow with us. While other retailers are downsizing, we are experiencing substantial growth and have many opportunities available for advancement. Join us today to get started on your own Goodwill Career Path.

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Topics: Goodwill Job Fair, Work for Goodwill, careers at Goodwill

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, IKEA, Earth Day, donate

Goodwill Names 2017 "Ultimate Upcycler"

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 20, 2017 4:52:22 PM

We asked you to show us your mad skills for a chance to be named Goodwill's "Ultimate Upcycler." To be consider, 75% of the materials used to create the projects needed to be purchased from Goodwill. The votes have now been cast and tallied and Goodwill's Ultimate Upcycler for 2017 is ... Jody M.! 

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

Shop Goodwill for Huge Savings on Earth Day

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 17, 2017 12:00:58 PM

When you shop or donate items to Goodwill you may have seen our staff wearing shirts that say "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle." The idea of being green, and our message of environmental sustainablility, has always been an underlying philosophy of our business. At Goodwill, we're happy to boast that we're one of the greenest organizations on the planet! To celebrate this idea we're offering ALL our customers 20% OFF your entire purchase when you spend $20 or more in our stores on Earth Day - Saturday, April 22!

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Topics: Earth Day, Earth Day Sale, Goodwill Earth Day Sale

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, Shop Goodwill, donate

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: donate, Steinhafels, Steinhafels Bedroom Trade-In Event, Goodwill

Goodwill's Amazing Moms Photo Contest Begins April 19

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 12, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Show us what makes your mom so special!Beginning April 19 submit a photo of your mom—make sure it demonstrates why she's so amazing, and don't forget to be creative! (Photos only, no videos please.)

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Topics: Mother's Day, Mother's Day Contest, Amazing Moms Photo Contest

Get Ready ... The Amazing Looks Model Contest is Coming Soon!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 11, 2017 5:31:29 PM

Think you’ve got what it takes to be an Amazing Looks Model? Then get ready to strike a pose! 

You already shop and donate to Goodwill; now is your chance to model the great fashions you can find there, on the Amazing Looks section of our website! 

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Topics: Goodwill Amazing Looks Model Contest, Amazing Looks from Goodwill, Amazing Looks Model Contest

Get Your Spring Savings on April 15th

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 11, 2017 4:54:58 PM

Originality never goes out of style! And, on April 15th you can save on ALL the fashions you love (and more)! Get your scratch-off ticket for a  10%, 15% or 20% discount. Plus, if you make a purchase on the 15th you'll also receive a coupon to come back on the 17th, 18th and 19th for 20% off your entire purchase! (Our Goodwill Store & Donation Centers will be closed for Easter on Sunday, April 16th.)

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Topics: Spring savings, Goodwill Customer Appreciation Day, Goodwill scratch off day

See the Finalists in Goodwill's Ultimate Upcycling Contest

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 10, 2017 10:28:00 AM

The finalists have been narrowed down in Goodwill's Ultimate Upcycling Contest! We received more than 130 unique and creative submissions. See all the finalists now!

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

It's Time To Pack'er Up! The Donation Challenge is Going on Now!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 3, 2017 1:59:25 PM

Get the entire family involved! Clean out your closets and go to any participating Goodwill Store & Donation Center between Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 30th, 2017. Simply indicate your school name, city and number of items donated on the slip provided to you by the Goodwill Donation Attendant, and the school with the greatest number of items donated will receive a visit from Donald Driver. Open to elementary and middle schools in the southeastern Wisconsin territory only.

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Topics: Goodwill Pack'er Up Donation Challenge, Pack'er Up Donation Challenge, Donald Driver, donate

The Pass It On Donation Challenge is Going on Now!

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 3, 2017 1:57:40 PM

Face off your clutter ... clear the zone ... clean out your closets! Get the entire family involved in gathering gently-used clothes and household items, then go to any participating Goodwill Store & Donation Center between Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 30, 2017. Simply indicate your school name, city and number of items donated on the slip provided to you by the Goodwill Donation Attendant, and the school with the greatest number of items donated will receive a visit from a Chicago Blackhawk player. It's that easy! Open to elementary and middle schools in the metropolitan Chicago territory only.

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Topics: Goodwill's Pass It On Donation Challenge, Pass It On, Chicago Blackhawks, Donation Challenge, donate