Category: Retail Therapy

Homecoming Fashions by: Aviva

It’s that exciting time of the season – Homecoming! For both parents and students, the challenge of getting homecoming dresses and formal wear in the latest fashions for this monumental event can be a big deal. Goodwill can get you ready for the big dance in style! You can find stylish and budget-friendly dresses and... Read more »
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It’s that exciting time of year again – Back to School!

By: Aviva Y. (Guest Blogger- Student Volunteer) Parents, not ready quite yet to face the yearly challenge of back to school clothes shopping for the entire family? Goodwill Stores can get your students ready for the new school year in style! You will find fashionable and budget friendly clothing to make the entire family ready for... Read more »
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Goodwill Shopping Safari – Wrap Up

One hundred serious bargain hunters joined us for the Goodwill Shopping Safari on April 29. We began at the Troy Goodwill store, amid torrential rain, and loaded up two charter buses full of eager shoppers. Donald Bush hosted the group that visited the Lima, Eastgate and Wapakoneta stores, while Kim Bramlage served as tour guide... Read more »
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Celebrate Earth Day with Goodwill

Earth Day is celebrated this Saturday, April 22nd. Started in 1970, when the word “environment” was not necessarily in the forefront of people’s minds, the public began to be more aware of the link between pollution and public health. And, the movement toward a more environmentally-friendly world began. Earthday.org notes “Earth Day 1970 gave voice... Read more »
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A picture is worth a thousand words

A friend’s son recently got married and she was happy to send me this photo and information: “I took photos of Locke and Natalia from babyhood through adulthood for use on the tables at the wedding dinner.  Every single picture frame was purchased at a Goodwill store.  This made the project affordable. The picture was... Read more »
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Donating your excess stuff is good for your community!

Some of you are waiting for the perfect opportunity to organize your home. Perhaps it’s during spring cleaning season or when you have time off work. Maybe you’ve planned a time for grandma to babysit so you can organize without interruption. Before your big day arrives, I encourage you to get a head start on your... Read more »
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Going Green

While we still have a few weeks of winter left, it’s not too early to begin thinking about spring, particularly since THE color of the new year is GREEN! I am obviously behind-the-times, as I didn’t realize that each year, for the past 16 years, Pantone, the color experts, release a color that “embodies deeper... Read more »
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