Amazing Goodwill Guest Blogs

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Posted by Goodwill Staff on Sep 18, 2020 11:22:47 AM

A Song Lost in Time: Listen to this Goodwill Amazing Find Story

When Walt Kienzle walked into his local Goodwill Store & Donation Center in Bartlett, IL, he wasn’t searching for anything in particular. As a versatile collector and a frequent Goodwill shopper, he was used to perusing the store for unique items to add to his collection. Most of his finds are vintage, so when an old shellac record album caught his eye, he didn’t think much of it – at least not at first

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on May 15, 2015 4:32:00 PM

Summer is Coming!

Summer is coming, and that means the clothes are too! You know you’ll need to stock up on shorts, tops, sandals, etc, to get you through the season, and maybe you don’t have enough money to buy name brand clothes … but, that’s okay! Goodwill is a great place to shop for cool clothes that are in good condition, and for low prices. This will definitely be a help to all my teen girls out there! We all know the struggle of trying to look good and being judged if you don’t look nice, plus there’s always the issue of not having enough money for all the clothes we want. So, first of all, you just do you and don’t let others bring you down. Sometimes that’s how things go, but don’t be afraid to be yourself! Goodwill has lots of great clothes, and a lot of name brand clothes for not a lot of money. I found a brand-spanking new pair of Sperry Top-Siders at Goodwill for only $5! Like WHAT?!