Goodwill wants to make back to school shopping fun for kids…and parents!
Our Director of Marketing and Development took her children back to school shopping.
Below is her experience at our 180th & Q location!
Back to school shopping is a major process – going from store to store hunting for clothes, shoes, backpacks and school supplies. Not to mention your wallet takes a hit. For the past few years I started planning my back to school shopping a bit differently. Before I shopped at the big box retailers for back to school items, now I make Goodwill my first stop. I start looking for deals on kid’s clothing – because let’s be honest, kids can be quite picky when it comes to finding that perfect outfit for the first day of school. And with kids growing out of their clothes so quickly, it is a challenge to not spend too much by paying full price.
This year we began our back to school shopping at Goodwill on 180th and Q Street. I took my four year old daughter Amelia to look for deals on clothes she can wear to preschool. We found the perfect Justice shirt with a bright pink sparkly A on the front for only $1.59. Now it’s her new favorite shirt! We even had luck finding pants – Old Navy jeans for $2.99 and lounge pants for $1.59.
Of course we couldn’t leave the store without hitting up the toy section. We walked out with a Disney princess game and a stuffed animal for $1.99 each.
By shopping at Goodwill for back to school clothes, I can feel good about diverting clothes from the landfill as well as saving money for my family. All while getting really great items that my kids love.
Make Goodwill your first stop for back to school shopping!