Film Biz Recycling, Warner Bros., Goodwill & “Gossip Girl”

Looking for your 15-minutes of fame? It might just be in your local GoodwillNyNj store! That's right: you might just spot an outfit from your favorite film or TV series on a Goodwill rack. Our latest famous haul? Donations from the hit Warner Bros. show "Gossip Girl." Through the fantastic nonprofit Film Biz Recycling, these … Continue reading Film Biz Recycling, Warner Bros., Goodwill & “Gossip Girl”

Goodwill Gems: Color-Blocked Kicks

Moping through another grey day? Color-block the winter blues away! Our correspondent Lauren is bringing brights out block by block in brilliant finds gathered from her local Goodwill. Take a look (and a color-blocking call to action) with this week’s Goodwill Gem: Color-Blocked Kicks. Color-blocking isn’t exactly new. We’ve seen celebs and style-savvy civilians alike … Continue reading Goodwill Gems: Color-Blocked Kicks

79th Street Goodwill: Renovations & Donations

We mentioned yesterday that the 79th Street Goodwill will be closed for renovations starting today, Friday, February 22nd for the next couple weeks. However, we'll still be collecting donations. Plus, we've got a couple other stores not all that far afield should you need your Goodwill hunting fix. Here's the skinny, thrifting fans: Goodwill's 79th … Continue reading 79th Street Goodwill: Renovations & Donations

Happy Thursday: Sales, Store News & More!

Happy Thursday! Why so happy? Because a slew of Goodwill Window Sales are only a day or two away! Top that off with a few new Monday promotions, and we’ve got a lot for you to smile about. One note for all you Upper West Siders (and Goodwill hunting explorers): Our 79th Street store will … Continue reading Happy Thursday: Sales, Store News & More!

Goodwill Gems: the Wanderlustin’ Sunshine Hat

Have you been hit with spring break fever? After the foot of snow (or more!) in our region this month, it's no surprise if you're daydreaming of rest and relaxation in a warmer clime. Our correspondent Lauren sure is. Her vacation fantasies have led her right to her local Goodwill for this week's Goodwill Gem: … Continue reading Goodwill Gems: the Wanderlustin’ Sunshine Hat

My Crafty Valentine & GoodwillNyNj’s President Day Sale

Ta da! The video of GoodwillNyNj & Thrifty Vintage Chic's one-of-a-kind DIY event, My Crafty Valentine, is up and ready to woo. Just click below to watch: Thank you to all who joined us, and to all who bid on Robin Wallace's handmade Sweetheart Plates. The proceeds from the Sweetheart Plates' sale went to our … Continue reading My Crafty Valentine & GoodwillNyNj’s President Day Sale

Happy Valentine’s Day from GoodwillNyNj!

Happy Valentines' Day from all of us here at Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc.! THANK YOU for your support, your purchases and your donations, Goodwill fans. Everything we’re able to do is because of you. If you’re curious just what all it is we do through your support, please … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day from GoodwillNyNj!

My Crafty Valentine: A Snapshot of Our Sweetheart DIY Event

Thank you to everyone who came to our East Harlem Goodwill last night - we had an amazingly good DIY time! We'll have more photos and video of the event up soon, but in the meantime, here's a mini-gallery peek at the Valentines fun we had: Notice those gorgeous sweetheart plates in the first photo? … Continue reading My Crafty Valentine: A Snapshot of Our Sweetheart DIY Event

Valentines DIY with Thrifty Vintage Chic this Tuesday 2/12, 6-8pm!

The snow is melting & love is in the air! Come to the East Harlem Goodwill tomorrow, Tuesday 2/12, from 6pm to 8pm for a hands-on gift-making DIY lesson with Thrifty Vintage Chic's Robin S. Wallace making a one-of-a-kind Valentines your sweetie will never forget. The first ten people who show up get all the … Continue reading Valentines DIY with Thrifty Vintage Chic this Tuesday 2/12, 6-8pm!

Stores, Programs & Services This Weekend

In light of the coming storm, we've been fielding questions about store hours and programs and services this weekend. For the latest updates on store closings & programs, please contact the sites directly (for contact info: General closing information can also be found at or by calling the main number 718-728-5400. Also, as … Continue reading Stores, Programs & Services This Weekend