Thank You from all at the Patchogue Goodwill

It’s never easy to say good-bye, especially when we get the kind of goodwill and warmth we get from our stores’ local communities. However, sometimes it’s necessary, and so it’s with deep appreciation and fond memories that we closed the Patchogue Goodwill’s door for the very last time.

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Our Patchogue store has closed, but our four other Long Island Nassau and Suffolk County stores are ready and waiting for you and your goodwill! C’mon by!

Located in Patchogue, NY at 479 East Main Street, 11772 in Long Island’s Suffolk County, the Patchogue Goodwill officially closed on Thursday, March 21. Goodwill removed all collection bins from the premises the last week of March. We are grateful to the Patchogue community for supporting the store and its programs for all these years. We invite Suffolk County residents to visit our two other stores in the county:

Centereach
1500 Middle Country Rd.; 11720
P: (631) 698-0860

East Northport
1900 Jericho Turnpike; 11731
P: (631) 462-4219

And our stores in Nassau County, including our brand-new at Massapequa:

Bellmore:
2736 Merrick Road; 11710
P: (516) 409-5951

Massapequa:
814 Hicksville Road; 11758
P: (516) 795-0237

We hope you visit us in our Nassau and Suffolk stores – and thank you again for all your support!

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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.!

From all those your support has helped and given hope to: THANK YOU & Happy Valentine's Day!
From all those your support has helped and given hope to: THANK YOU & Happy Valentine’s Day!

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 come peruse our programs and services blog “Where the Goodwill Goes.” If you’re looking to donate to either Goodwill in general or our Sandy Relief Fund, please click on this link to our website’s Make a Gift Page.

To give you the short of it, your support helps us serve thousands of people in the greater Metropolitan region with programs designed to help build better lives and better communities. Goodwill’s wide range of programs operates in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and is expanding into Long Island and Upstate New York.

Goodwill offers programs for:

  • Youth
  • Disabled Housing
  • Education and Literacy
  • Physical Disabilities and Hearing and Vision Impaired
  • Mental Health
  • Development Disabilities
  • Employment
  • Training
  • Immigrants and Refugees
  • Ex-Offenders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Community Redevelopment
  • Veteran seeking employment assistance

We couldn’t do this without your support. Thank you, Goodwill fans, from the bottom of our hearts.

Spring Sale at Goodwill!

March your way into Goodwill for our spectacular Spring Sale with 25% off all Spring apparel this Tuesday, March 20th!

To find your nearest Goodwill, visit http://www.goodwillnynj.org/findgoodwill.aspx. And if you haven’t donated to Goodwill recently, now would be a great time. The more donations we get, the more for everyone to buy, and the more funding for our programs and services to keep changing lives. Happy Spring – now go enjoy the sunshine!

Leap for Joy (& Shoes & Handbags): The Goodwill Leap Year Sale

Wondering what to do with that extra calendar day this year? Come spend it at Goodwill and save big! In honor of leap year (and Spring fun in general), all shoes and handbags are 30% off on Wednesday, February 29.

Here’s a little secret too: come back between March 1-31 for our new socks and new underwear special. Get them at 5 for $1 or 25 cents each.

To find your nearest Goodwill, visit http://www.goodwillnynj.org/findgoodwill.aspx. And if you haven’t donated to Goodwill recently, now would be a great time. The more donations we get, the more for everyone to buy, and the more funding for our programs and services to keep changing lives. Happy Leap Year, all!

Celebrate Presidents’ Day & Mardi Gras with a Goodwill Winter Sale!

Drop by Goodwill on Monday-Tuesday, February 20-21, for 40% off winter apparel, including sweaters, hoodies, coats, heavy jackets, flannel shirts, gloves, hats and boots… and let the good times roll!


To find your nearest Goodwill, visit http://www.goodwillnynj.org/findgoodwill.aspx. And if you haven’t donated to Goodwill recently, now would be a great time. The more donations we get, the more for everyone to buy, and the more funding for our programs and services to keep changing lives. Happy Holiday weekend, all!

Valentine’s Day Sale: Goodwill Hunting & Love

This Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating love by celebrating you, our lovely thrift fashion fans! Come shop at Goodwill today, Tuesday, February 14, for our storewide Valentine’s Day sale. Our special offer: 30% off on everything red.

To find the Goodwill store nearest you, please visit our store locator at http://www.goodwillnynj.org/findgoodwill.aspx. Hope to see you at the sale, lovelies!

Save the Date, Bookworms!: The Big Reader Book Sale Next Week

Just in time for those cold winter days when you want to stay inside, Goodwill is holding a storewide Book Lovers Sale. Your purchase of 5 or more earns you a 20% discount on books from Tuesday-Saturday, January 31-February 4.

Time to refresh that bookshelf, don’t you think? If you’re looking into fun ways your favorite titles can spruce up home decor, check out this fun little (exceptionally well-organized) video by YouTube filmmaker CrazeDadMan:

To find a Goodwill near you, visit our Store Locator link. Hope to see you soon, bookworms!

 

Window Sales & MLK Celebrations!

It’s a long weekend of good savings, what with 3 weekend Window Sales* and an MLK Monday promotion. Take a look, then swing on by your local Goodwill for fantastic finds!

Friday, January 13th:

  • The Bronx Goodwill Store‘s Window Sale!: Tickets are distributed to customers on line by 7:45 a.m., and the doors open at 8. The store admits two customers at a time. Purchases are limited to two window items per person. At 9, the store opens to everyone unless there are still ticket-holders on line. Once they’ve made their purchases, any remaining window merchandise is up for grabs. The Bronx Goodwill Store is located at 361 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10455; phone 718-292-1083.
  • The Harlem Fifth Avenue Goodwill Store‘s Window Sale!: The sale starts at 9:30 a.m. and is first come, first serve. Each customer is given a number in the order they arrive. They may pick one window item to buy. When the purchase is made, they may rejoin the line to select and purchase another item. The Harlem Goodwill Store is located at 2196 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10037; phone 212-862-0020.

Saturday, January 14th:

  • The Greenwich Village Goodwill Boutique Store‘s Window Sale!: The sale starts at 9 a.m. and is first come, first serve. Each customer is given a ticket in the order they arrive. Two customers come in at a time, and may choose two items each to purchase. If they want more, they must go to the back of the line and get another ticket. The Greenwich Village Goodwill Boutique Store is located at 44 West 8th Street, New York, NY 10011; phone 212-477-7024.

As if that weren’t enough Goodwill hunting fun, Goodwill celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and our customers with a 30%-off Storewide Sale onMonday, January 15th!

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s emphasis on “doing for others” and the value of work, we’re delighted to say that income from Goodwill stores goes to support Goodwill programs, which focus on helping people achieve employment – in effect, you’re helping your community when you shop and donate Goodwill. Thank you for your support and enjoy the sales!

 

*Just in case you’re not in the know yet, a Goodwill Window Sale is when the best items in the store (which have been displayed in the window for days if not weeks) go on sale. There are often designer items and high-priced toys in the mix. We’ve seen everything from an XBox to a Prada suit to a gorgeous electric guitar. Crowds form early, so try to get to the store well before doors open.

 

Winter Wonderland: Linens & A Good Read

Why hello winter! We’re heard rumors snow is on its way – what better excuse do you need to make your home as comfy and cozy as possible? Well, here’s one: the Winter Wonderland White Sale at Goodwill! Every Tuesday in January, take 40% off all linens.

Looking for a good read while you cuddle up in your newly perfected bed? We recommend this post by Thirfty Vintage Chic. We can’t help but love the Goodwill DMD Fashion Show shout-out:

"My model Blair walks the runway, as I, in the background, talk about the edgy business style I created for her as an actress going for auditions. It was all part of an extraordinary Goodwill event I had the honor of contributing to."

Enjoy – and stay warm, thrift fans!

Last-Minute Dress-Up Sale!

Breaking news on the thrift fashion front: We’re holding a Last-Minute Dress Up Sale!

This Saturday, December 31, enjoy 50% off women’s gowns and blouses and other women’s and men’s dress-up clothes. You’ll look spectacular and still have money left over for the evening’s festivities!

Also, better get those 2012 planners ready: you are invited to our Winter Wonderland White Sale taking place every Tuesday in January beginning January 3. All linens are 40% off. How’s that for a Happy New Year?

Have a ball this weekend, Goodwill fans – we’ll see you next year!