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Hunt for the Haunt at Goodwill

Hunt for the Haunt at Goodwill
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Get Haunted and Shop Happy at Your Local Goodwill.

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You may already have the beginnings of a great costume. See how versatile a few classic pieces can be. Then, pick up accessories to polish off the look at your local Goodwill.

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    Skulk around to see how to make these ghoulish yard decorations.

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    The secret to a superior Halloween costume? Accessories, makeup and props that dial your look to 11. Watch these videos – including a few from users like you – for costume and decorating inspo. And if you want to be featured, tag us on social for a chance to see your creepy creativity right here.

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    Goodwill is your Halloween one-stop shop. But we’re also so much more. Your dollars help fund employment placement, job training, credentials, digital skills and other support services so that people in your community can tap into the power of work and improve their lives.

    Our local, independent organizations employ more than 128,998 people directly and provide support services to millions more. Every day, more than 350 people earn jobs with Goodwill's help.

    $3.6 billion

    spent on costumes nationally in 2022 (including about $700 million on pet costumes, with one in five people dressing up their pets!)

    Source: ModernRetail

    83% of Halloween

    pre-packaged costumes are made of oil-based plastic materials, designed for single use and likely to end up in a landfill.

    Source: Marketplace

    Shop sustainably and affordably at your local Goodwill!

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