Financial and Monetary Donations

When you choose to donate to Goodwill, you change a life – for good. Thank you for choosing to make a financial contribution to Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc. It is because of the generous support of community members like you, that we are able to continue our mission of improving the quality of life and employment opportunities for people in need.

Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Financial contributions are tax deductible.

If you would like to learn more about Goodwill and our mission, please view our latest annual report.

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Round Up

Any little bit of change helps change a life for good. When shopping in our retail stores, ask the cashier to “round up” your purchase to the nearest dollar amount and make a small but impactful donation to fund Goodwill’s local programming.

Giving Levels

Goodwill is committed to appropriately recognizing individuals who believe in our mission and our work. Below are Goodwill’s recognition levels for annual financial contributors.

  • Edgar J. Helms Society – $5,000+
  • Chairman’s Circle – $2,500-$4,999 
  • President’s Circle – $1,000-$2,499
  • Friends of Goodwill – $500-$999
  • Supporters of Goodwill – Up to $499

Tribute Gifts

Goodwill recognizes gifts made in “Honor Of” or in “Memory Of” someone special in our quarterly publication. Additionally, we mail a letter to the individual or family member letting them know a gift (no amount) has been made in their honor or in memory of their family member. Please include the information below when making a tribute gift:

  • Whether the gift is an honorary or memorial gift
  • Name of the person you wish to recognize or remember
  • Name and address of the person to whom you would like an acknowledgement letter mailed. (We will not include the amount of your gift in the acknowledgement letter).

Planned Giving

Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc. will accept stocks, appreciated securities and bequests. Please consult your attorney or financial planner as to which vehicle best fits your financial circumstances as well as your tax and charitable objectives.

Gifts may also be made to the Goodwill Industries endowment fund at Stark Community Foundation:

To further discuss any of the above, or if you would like to give through a financial instrument not mentioned here, please email Nicole Curet at, or call 330-454-9461 and ask for Nicole.