Look Good and Help People Find Jobs This Halloween by Shopping at Goodwill

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Look no further than your nearest Goodwill store to find the unique Halloween costume guaranteed to impress your friends and family. Each year, hundreds of people come to Goodwill to find the pieces they need to create an amazing Halloween costumes for less. Whether you are looking for the perfect white shirt to complete a pirate or vampire costume or a vintage ball gown to become a zombie princess or prom queen, Goodwill has the clothing, shoes and accessories you need for Halloween.

“Whether you have a costume in mind or you have no idea what to be for Halloween, Goodwill has you covered. Browse the aisles of clothing and unleash your creativity with accessories from Goodwill to complete your unique look,” said Leisa Wamsley, Vice President of Donated Goods, Goodwill Industries of Arkansas. “Shopping at Goodwill is fun and helps the community. Your Goodwill purchase helps fund job placement and training programs for people looking for employment.”

Each day, people donate clothes and other items that can be transformed into unique Halloween costumes, including clothing and accessories from different eras, imaginative props and more. You can find great costumes for your squad or family while staying within budget.

This Halloween season, Goodwill is hosting a Halloween costume contest on social media for our shoppers. Shoppers can submit their Halloween costume photo on Goodwill’s website at GoodwillAR.org/Halloween, and Goodwill will post it on Facebook and Instagram for people to vote for their favorite photo. The winners will receive a $50 gift card to be used at Goodwill Industries of Arkansas.

“Goodwill helped more than 4,500 people find jobs last year,” Wamsley said. “Shoppers can purchase a unique Halloween look for less and take pride in the positive impact of their Goodwill store purchase.”

When you shop at or donate to Goodwill, you help fund job placement and training programs and other services that help people find jobs, earn paychecks and care for their families. To learn more about the Goodwill career services or to find your nearest Goodwill store or donation center, visit GoodwillAR.org.

About Goodwill Industries of Arkansas
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of changing lives through education, training and employment. Revenue generated through the sale of reusable donated goods at Goodwill retail stores is used to create jobs and fund these critical training programs for Arkansans. Last year, Goodwill offered 224,000 services to over 27,800 individuals in Arkansas. Information may also be found at GoodwillAR.org.

CONTACT:
Leslie Heizman
(501) 372-5100 x1191
(501) 773-7095 cell
lheizman@goodwillar.org

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