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 Jul 26, 2021 2:00:40 PM

Five Summer Patio Essentials That Elevate Your Space

Whether you're planning a family barbeque, hosting a graduation party, or simply relaxing outside on a warm summer night, Goodwill has you covered with all your summer patio must-haves! Want to know our top five picks that will impress your guests? Take a peek below!  

Posted by Janette Buffardi on Jul 20, 2021 10:45:23 AM

Chicagoland Thrifter Visits Goodwill’s NEW Melrose Park Store


Posted by Gabi Loomis on Jul 13, 2021 9:25:17 AM

Fun in the Sun: How to Prepare for Your Next Beach Day on a Budget

By: Gabi Loomis | IG: @colormesassy 

Posted by Pamela Kieck on Jul 6, 2021 11:24:36 AM

Five Summer Looks for Less

Author: Pamela Kieck | IG: @pamelakieck

It’s officially summer! Time to bring the sundresses, shorts and tanks back into your wardrobe. For me, this means it’s the perfect time to head to Goodwill for some new pieces for the season. 

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Jun 17, 2021 1:24:03 PM

Six Summer Trends to Shop for at Goodwill

Lookin’ to upgrade your warm-weather wardrobe on a budget? Goodwill is your go-to for stylish summer outfits that are both trendy and affordable. To get you in the thrifting spirit, we stopped by our Goodwill Retail Store & Donation Center in West Allis and rounded up our top SIX fashion trends that you should shop for today!

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 30, 2021 10:06:29 AM

What's the Deal with Our DVD Mystery Bags?

Last month, we chatted about in-store Mystery Bags and why Goodwill started them. This month, we’re giving you all the details of our DVD Mystery Bags and what you can expect to find in one.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 19, 2021 11:58:33 AM

Top 10 Summer Essentials You Can Find at Goodwill

The temps are heating up and now is the perfect time to showcase your summer style! Goodwill is a one stop shop for all your essential summer needs. Here are the top 10 budget-friendly items you can find at Goodwill!

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 19, 2021 10:46:35 AM

8 Essential Vacation Items You Can Find at Goodwill

Planning a much-needed vacation? At Goodwill, you can find all of your vacation must-haves in one place! Check out our top eight warm weather essentials for your next trip below.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 16, 2021 10:07:36 AM

Staff Picks: Memorial Day Must-Haves

Are you ready for a relaxing, stress-free Memorial Day Weekend? Make sure to stop at your local Goodwill Store & Donation Center for all the essentials you’ll need to keep the weekend running smoothly.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 7, 2021 12:54:22 PM

Shop Goodwill Online for Great Gifts for Grads!

It's graduation season and the class of 2021 will soon enter the next phase of their life. Help them celebrate their accomplishments with a thoughtful gift from AmazingGoodwill Online!