Frequency Asked Questions

 

 

How can I support Marion Goodwill Industries?

 

  1. CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS!
    Donate your gently used items and tell your friends.
  2. SHOP IN OUR STORES AND ONLINE
    Our stores are clean, organized and offer great quality, variety and value. Shopgoodwill.com offers unique merchandise in an online setting.
  3. HIRE OUR CLIENTS
    Our Workforce Development Department will find the right person and provide support during the initial period of employment.
  4. DONATE IN-KIND ITEMS OR REAL PROPERTY
    Goodwill’s services will benefit from specific donations of trucks, cars, land and more!
  5. SPONSOR A DONATION DRIVE
    Allow Goodwill to collect donated gently used items during a special drive at your place of business or community event.
  6. BECOME A CORPORATE FUNDER OR COMMUNITY PARTNER FUNDER
    Your company/organization or you personally can assist with financial support for Goodwill’s programs.
  7. MAKE YOUR WILL A “GOODWILL”
    Create a gift to the community that keeps giving through bequests, gifts of life insurance or charitable trusts.
  8. SPONSOR OUR ANNUAL WHEEL-A-THON
    Receive great recognition plus fun for co-workers, family, and friends.



What does Marion Goodwill do with the money from their retail stores?

Goodwill's retail stores exist thanks to your donations. Revenue from the retail stores goes directly back to your community to provide jobs and training services for local individuals with barriers to employment.



Is Marion Goodwill Industries a non-profit?

Yes. Marion Goodwill Industries is recognized as a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization by the Internal Revenue Service.



Can I get a tax deduction for my donated items?

Yes! When you donate at any of our attended donation centers/retail stores during business hours, you will receive a donation receipt for tax purposes. Vehicle donations are also tax deductible. See the donation page for tax tips.



Where are is the Corporate Office for Marion Goodwill Industries?

340 W. Fairground St.
Marion, OH 43302



What is the Return Policy for retail store purchases?

Marion Goodwill Industries' Retail Stores will accept returned items within 7 days of purchase. Upon returning, you must show the original purchase receipt, and you will receive store credit to be used within 30 days of the return.

Note: Each separate Goodwill network has varying return policies, please be sure to inquire about the return policy before you buy.



Are Goodwill retail stores designated for low income or otherwise disadvantaged shoppers?

Not at all! Our retail stores gladly welcome shoppers of all income levels. When you shop at a Goodwill store, you are funding our programs and services which support disadvantaged or low income individuals by educating, training and placing them into jobs.



What can I donate?

Goodwill accepts your gently used clothing, shoes, household items, cars, and more! Essentially, when donating, make sure your items are not dirty or broken. See the Accepted Items for a complete list of donatable items.



Where can I donate?

You can donate at any of our 8 retail stores, 3 additional Attended Donation Centers located at the Shopgoodwill.com location, our Olentangy Crossing location in Lewis Center and the Corporate Office, or one of many conveniently placed donation booths throughout our five counties. Click here for a complete list of where to donate.



How often does your store inventory change?

New merchandise is constantly being put out in our stores. We receive thousands of donations every week, and we process them as quickly as possible in order to make them available for sale. We always have new and unique items in stock.



Can I buy Goodwill items online?

Yes! Visit Shopgoodwill.com to search for more Goodwill bargains from the comfort of your home. Click here to see how you can save on shipping costs by picking up locally.