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Your Donation of Goods Helps People in Our Community

Let’s work together to make a positive impact on our community. Please consider donating your goods to help GOODWILL INDUSTRIES® of Wayne and Holmes Counties succeed today!

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Donate Goods to Help People In Our Community

Donating items to GOODWILL INDUSTRIES® of Wayne and Holmes Counties is a wonderful way to directly assist individuals and families in need. From clothing and furniture to electronics and household items, your contributions help stock our retail stores and support our employment training programs. By donating items in good condition, you're not only helping those in need gain access to affordable goods, but you're also promoting a sustainable and eco-friendly approach to consumption.

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Our Most-Needed Items

While we greatly appreciate all donations, there are specific items that we often find in high demand. These include the following:

  • Wares: dishes, lamps, glassware, kitchen items, pictures/artwork

  • Furniture: dressers, tables, sofas, chairs

  • Domestics: linens, curtains, blankets, sheets, towels

  • Accessories: jewelry, handbags, scarves, belts, gloves, mittens

  • Games, Toys, and Video Games

  • Small Electronics: DVD players, stereos, GPS, cameras, clocks

  • Small Appliances

  • Clothing

  • Shoes and Boots

  • Media: books, DVDs, CDs, records

  • Other Items: small power tools, hand tools, etc.

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Items Not to Donate

To ensure the safety and satisfaction of our community members, we kindly request that you refrain from donating certain items. Such items include:

  • Batteries

  • Flammable or Corrosive Materials

  • Poisonous or Hazardous Materials

  • Tub-Style TVs

  • Mattresses

  • Waterbeds

  • Pianos

  • Weapons

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When you choose to donate to GOODWILL®, you are not only decluttering your space but also contributing to a noble cause. Your gently used items become treasures for someone else, and the funds generated from the sale of these items fuel our mission of job training and employment placement services. Your impact goes beyond just material goods; you are providing opportunities for individuals to enhance their lives, build skills, and achieve self-sufficiency.

Making a Donation to Goodwill

Donating to GOODWILL INDUSTRIES® of Wayne and Holmes Counties is truly the most impactful way to support our organization. As a non-profit, donations are the lifeblood of our mission to help the people in our community build connections to better jobs and brighter futures. When you choose to donate to Goodwill, you are directly fueling our mission and making a difference in the lives of those we serve. In fact, 90¢ of every dollar made from the sale of your donations goes directly towards our mission. By donating to Goodwill, you are not just getting rid of unwanted items, you are making a tangible difference in someone's life. Your generosity and support truly help change lives for the better.



By donating to GOODWILL®, you are actively participating in a sustainable and eco-friendly approach to consumption. Your decision to give new life to your pre-loved items aligns with our commitment to environmental responsibility. Rather than contributing to landfills, your donations help reduce waste and promote a circular economy. Join us in making conscious choices that benefit both our community and the planet.



Donating is simple and convenient. Visit any of our GOODWILL® stores or GOODWILL® donation centers in Wayne and Holmes Counties to drop off your items. Our friendly staff will gladly assist you in unloading and ensure that your donation experience is seamless. Additionally, many of our locations offer convenient drive-through drop-off options, making it even easier for you to contribute to our mission.



As a token of our appreciation for your generosity, GOODWILL® provides donation receipts that can be used for tax deductions. Your donated items have value, and we want to make sure you receive the recognition you deserve for your contribution. Consult with your tax advisor to explore the potential tax benefits of your goodwill donations.

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Make a Lasting Impact In Our Community

We invite you to join us in making a lasting difference in the lives of people in our community. Your contributions, whether through donated goods or funds, help us fulfill our mission and empower individuals to thrive. Together, we can create a brighter future for all. Donate today and be a part of the positive change in our community.

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Beyond material goods, your monetary contributions play a crucial role in supporting GOODWILL INDUSTRIES® of Wayne and Holmes Counties programs and services. Donating funds allows us to provide job training, resume building, interview preparation, and other essential support services to those seeking employment opportunities. Your financial assistance helps us make a direct impact on individuals' lives by empowering them to overcome barriers and achieve self-sufficiency.


Make a Difference Today!

No donation is too small, and every contribution makes a significant difference. Whether you're parting with a single item or making a substantial donation, know that your goodwill is creating opportunities for someone in need. Together, let's continue building a community where everyone has the chance to thrive. Donate to GOODWILL INDUSTRIES® of Wayne and Holmes Counties today and be a catalyst for positive change.