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.
Make a financial contribution, offer gently used items, or donate your time.
Give Your Gently Used Items Today
In 2018, we received more than 1.2 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 & bed frames
TVs or television sets
Weapons or ammunition
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 2019, check back for details as they come out
BookWorks Book Drive (Spring 2019)
2019 Inspiration Breakfast (March 2019)
#GivingTuesday (November 26)
Holiday Reindeer Roundup (November 29 – December 31)
We host a Wow Tour on the 3rd Thursday of every month