The BOO!dwill Halloween Costume Contest won’t stay dead, nor should it! Because it’s that time a year again when you need to start thinking “Halloween costume” and “Goodwill” in the same sentence!
Goodwill is an awesome place to shop for Halloween costumes. Are you someone who likes to dream up some creative outfit and enjoys the hunt for just the right pieces? We have seventeen stores around town where you can find those costume ingredients. Or are you someone who just wants a quick and easy costume so you’re not the person dressed up as “suburbanite” or “adult” at the Halloween party? We’ve got plenty of more traditional costumes too! And no matter which camp you fall into, your costume purchases at Goodwill stores help put people to work — and they can win you some treats.
We want to see what you’ve come up with by shopping at our stores, so it’s time show off your costume and win prizes in the process — by entering the BOO!dwill Halloween Costume Contest!
1. Between now and 5 p.m. on Monday, November 3, 2014, e-mail a photo of yourself in a costume you either purchased or assembled from items purchased at an Omaha area Goodwill to email@example.com. Please make sure to email your photo. We will share them on on social media pages, but the amount of “likes” or “favorites” does not determine the winners due to social media rules and regulations.
2. In the email, tell us your name, how to contact you, and at which store(s) you bought your costume.
That’s it! We’ll be sharing the entries as we receive them on our Facebook wall. On Tuesday, November 4, we will select our favorites, and those finalists will be posted here at the GoodTimes Blog for a public vote. On Friday, November 7, the voting will close, and the top three will all receive Goodwill gift certificates ($100 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd, $25 for 3rd)!
If you have any questions, post them here in the comments or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. And if you’d like some inspiration, check out last year’s finalists or television coverage of some of our Halloween offerings:
Finding Affordable Halloween Costumes a Real Treat – WOWT Omaha
Shop Goodwill for Halloween Costumes – KMTV Omaha