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Giving comes in many shapes and forms.

Find out how you can give your time or donations.

We value all types of philanthropic giving and want to ensure that our donors give in ways that are meaningful to them. Maybe you want to join the thousands who donate their gently used items to us each year? Maybe you may want to make a financial gift? Or perhaps you might like to give of your time and talents to us as a volunteer or business partner.

Whatever form of giving you wish to engage in, we want you to know that you are valued and that your giving represents a significant investment in our mission of Building Lives That Work.

Track Your Donations

More Than 1.1 Million Donations in 2016!

Help make a positive impact on the community by being one of Goodwill's next donors today.

How Can I Give to Goodwill?

Make a financial contribution, offer gently used items, or donate your time.

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Donate Goods

Give Your Gently Used Items Today

In 2016, we received more than 1.1 million donations! You can donate at our stores or Donation Xpress Centers. They are conveniently located across our six-county region. Click here to use our Opens new windowDonation Tracker.

Financial Contributions

Invest in Building Lives That Work

With the help of generous supporters, we can offer clients opportunities to achieve greatness. This means job placements and job skills trainings, serving veterans and our youth and developing innovative ways to prepare the workforce of today for the jobs of tomorrow.

Time and Talent

Volunteer or Become a Business Partner

Are you an individual looking to volunteer or a company that would like to connect with us? We have many opportunities for you. Sign up today! Please email info@goodwillcfl.com.

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What Donations Do We Accept?

Use the checklist below to help guide your donation list.

Please note that Goodwill Industries of Central Florida does not have a residential pick-up service.

We Accept:

  • Clothing for all ages and occasions
  • Shoes and accessories
  • Books, CDs and DVDs
  • Toys, games and sporting goods
  • Home décor and linens
  • Furniture in good condition
  • Kitchen items, such as cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Small appliances, such as coffee makers, blenders, toasters and dorm-sized refrigerators in working condition
  • Electronics, such as lamps, MP3s, iPods and clock radios in working condition
  • Tools and lawn equipment, if gas has been removed

We Cannot Accept:

  • Pianos and organs
  • Medicine, paint, cleaning products, chemicals and other hazardous waste
  • Infant car seats and cribs
  • Large appliances, such as washer/dryers, refrigerators and stoves
  • Building supplies, such as lumber, cabinets and sinks
  • Vehicles or their parts
  • Outside play sets
  • Mattresses
  • TVs or television sets
  • Weapons or ammunition

Community Events

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida hosts various special community events throughout the year. From community breakfasts and our monthly Wow Tours, to grand openings and retail events, there are always fun ways for you to connect with us. We encourage you to join us at these events as they support our mission of Building Lives That Work.

  • Select Goodwill Retail Events: 1 for each quarter in 2018, check back for details as they come out
  • BookWorks Book Drive (Spring 2018)
  • Goodwill Gala (Spring 2018)
  • 2018 Inspiration Breakfast (September/October 2018)
  • #GivingTuesday (November 27)
  • Holiday Truck Promotion (November 30 – December 31)
  • We host a Wow Tour on the 3rd Thursday of every month