Early Closure hours, Sunday July 22

Goodwill of Central Iowa employees will gather for our annual staff event this Sunday, July 22. Together with our families we'll share our accomplishments and successes of the past year, as well as honor individuals who are celebrating significant anniversaries with Goodwill. To ensure all of our staff can partake, we are closing some of our retail stores … [Read more...]

#StyledByGoodwill Launches In Stores

In celebration of Goodwill Week, our team had the pleasure of collaborating with two very stylish partners for in-store events.  At our Johnston store, Tyler Wentworth of Wentworth Vintage curated a home decor pop up shop and shared his insider tips on decorating with thrift store treasures. Megan Evans of AS SEEN ON M.E. staged a collection of clothing and … [Read more...]


This month, April 22 to be exact, we celebrate Earth Day. A day to contemplate sustainability; leaving a little less behind and perhaps take action against damage that has been done. To commemorate Earth Day, we’re sharing some ideas for simple changes you can make that will make an impact in your life and right here in Central Iowa. YOUR CLOSET We all … [Read more...]

Calling all online shopping addicts

    One of the thrills of thrifting is getting a great deal on something you love. There’s also the joy of finding something completely unexpected that you simply can’t live without. With shopgoodwill.com, you can have that experience from the comfort of home. Our online market place allows you to expand your hunt for that pair of … [Read more...]

Goals for Getting Organized in 2018

SO MUCH STUFF How many of us vow to get more organized at home by keeping our living spaces neat and clutter-free? We consult magazines, books, internet articles offering endless solutions. We browse entire stores dedicated to selling storage products, we can even hire a professional to do the work for us. The fact is, many of us still struggle with how to … [Read more...]

Gathering with Goodwill

It’s time to put away, better yet, donate, those Halloween costumes and decorations (to Goodwill of course) and transition into the time we gather with family and friends to share what we’re thankful for. We are kicking the month off with inspiration for setting the Thanksgiving table. There’s a lot to plan and budget for when hosting a family gathering, … [Read more...]