Spring Cleaning? What to Donate to Goodwill

If you're wondering what to donate to Goodwill, senior retail consultant, Bill Parrish, tells Kiplinger what's always in demand.

Bill Parrish, Goodwill senior retail consultant
(Image credit: Goodwill)

Bill Parrish, senior donated goods retail consultant for Goodwill, has been directing and supporting the retail operations for Goodwill for more than a decade. Kiplinger speaks He speaks

This is the time of year when many people start to declutter and clean out their closets for spring cleaning. What does Goodwill need? Clothing is our number one category and good-quality clothing is always in demand. But Goodwill appreciates all types of donations, including collectibles, jewelry, antiques, furniture, housewares, shoes, computer items and accessories.

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Emma Patch
Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Emma Patch joined Kiplinger in 2020. She previously interned for Kiplinger's Retirement Report and before that, for a boutique investment firm in New York City. She served as editor-at-large and features editor for Middlebury College's student newspaper, The Campus. She specializes in travel, student debt and a number of other personal finance topics. Born in London, Emma grew up in Connecticut and now lives in Washington, D.C.