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Amazing Looks Contest 2012

Posted by Holly Hirsch on Feb 20, 2012 9:11:00 AM

Our 2012 Amazing Looks Model Contest winner has been chosen! Congratulations to Makeena B.!

How You’ll Enter:

  • Show off your best Goodwill outfit: Take a photo of yourself wearing an outfit from Goodwill Industries of southeastern Wisconsin and metropolitan Chicago (photos only, no videos please).
  • Eligible photos must be submitted between February 27 – March 9, 2012.
  • Submit your photo to and be sure to provide your name and the e-mail address that you can best be reached at.
  • Include “Amazing Looks Model Contest” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Rules & Guidelines:

  • Must be 18-50 years of age to enter.
  • Photos need to remain tasteful; any photos deemed otherwise may not be eligible for voting.
  • 75% of the contestants “Goodwill look” must be from any of our participating Goodwill Store & Donation Centers.
  • Photo shoot takes place in Milwaukee – winner travels at his/her own expense.
  • Winner must be available for the Amazing Looks photo shoot April 19-20, 2012.
  • Top 5 contestants must be able to provide proof of purchase from Goodwill Industries of southeastern Wisconsin and metropolitan Chicago.
  • The winner will be selected by Goodwill’s Fashion Expert Bjorn and judges appointed for the purpose by Goodwill Industries. Their decision is final.
  • Goodwill Industries reserves the right not to select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.
  • Submitting your photo to gives us permission to post it on Facebook and
  • Past winner(s) are ineligible for participation.
  • Employees at Goodwill Industries of southeastern Wisconsin and metropolitan Chicago are ineligible to submit photos for the contest.


  • Voting will run March 12, 2012 – March 19, 2012.
  • A photo album with contestant photos will be open to view on our Facebook page March 12, 2012 by noon.
  • To vote for a photo, select “like” under that specific photo.
  • Top 5 photos with the most “likes” will be submitted to judging (see guidelines).

Winner will:

  • Spend the day getting his/her hair and makeup professionally done.
  • Wear outfits selected personally for them by our own fashion expert.
  • Have the chance to purchase any of the outfits worn that day.
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Goodwill Store & Donation Center - Now Open in Des Plaines!

Posted by Holly Hirsch on Feb 10, 2012 4:14:00 PM

Mark your calendar for the for the Big Event!
A Goodwill Store & Donation Center is now open in Des Plaines, IL.
Friday, February 10 - Sunday, February 12


Des Plaines
1521 Lee Street

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