Amazing Goodwill Guest Blogs

Amazing Goodwill Guest Blogs is happy to share the unique viewpoints, talents and creations of those who support our mission and love to shop our stores! If you have an idea, project or something you'd like to share with us for a possible guest post, please email it to

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Apr 22, 2021 9:46:09 AM

What's the DEAL with Mystery Bags?

If you’ve been to one of our Goodwill Retail Store & Donation Centers recently, you may have seen a stash of brown and blue paper Mystery Bags hanging out on our sales floor.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Apr 19, 2021 1:07:28 PM

Thank You for Helping Us Build Greener Communities!

As we begin our celebration of Earth Week, we want to personally thank YOU, our amazing shoppers and donors,  for helping us make a positive environmental impact in our communities.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Apr 12, 2021 9:22:50 AM

Goodwill Staff Picks: Mother's Day Gifts

Moms deserve the best, don't they? With Mother’s Day approaching, now is the time to plan the perfect gift to show your sweet mama (or grandma) some love!

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Mar 5, 2021 2:32:37 PM

Staff Picks: Decorating for Spring

For this month's Staff Picks, we asked members of our retail staff in our Goodwill Store & Donation Center in Franklin to pick five of their favorite spring décor pieces. We're loving the versatility in what they chose and hope it helps inspire new decor ideas for your home.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Jan 14, 2021 9:09:30 AM

How To Have an "At-Home Family PJ Day Party"

The past year might have been a big year for leisurewear, but while we still stay safe at home in 2021, what’s another excuse to wear pajamas?! Don’t let the post-holiday blues get you down, plan an epic Pajama Day Party at home with your family (or friends)!

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Jan 12, 2021 7:45:13 AM

5 Fun Winter Essentials You Can Find at Goodwill!

Although the holidays are over, the winter season has just begun! With the short days and cold nights of the Midwest, that means it’s time to stock up on winter apparel, cold-weather accessories and outdoor gear.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Jan 8, 2021 12:25:02 PM

After the Holidays Decorating - Tips and Ideas

Now that the holidays are over, you may be wondering how you can extend the life of your Christmas decorations!

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Dec 21, 2020 12:34:14 PM

How to Wear It: Winter Edition

An easy and cost-efficient way to refresh seasonal wardrobes is to pair tried-and-true staples with new, on-trend accessories – and winter is the perfect season to layer different elements in with traditional cold-weather basics.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Dec 16, 2020 8:49:51 AM

Upcycling for the Holidays

New to the concept of upcycling? No worries – this is exactly the right place to start.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Dec 11, 2020 11:59:46 AM

10 Gifts You Can Find for Under $5 at Goodwill

Goodwill is a great place to find affordable gifts that are fun and special. In this year’s gift guide, we are showcasing TEN gifts under $5 that were found at Goodwill!