Consider Goodwill for Your Year-End Contribution

Whether you are looking for a tax deduction or just simply looking to help out a charitable organization, Goodwill hopes you will remember them when contemplating where to make your year-end giving donation. Monetary donations to Goodwill helps fund programs that provide job training and employment services to people with disabilities or other barriers to employment, such as welfare dependency, lack of education, lack of work experience, etc.

In addition to these programs Goodwill also provides Radio Reading services, Amblyopia screening and other social services. Through it’s services, Goodwill helps people become independent, tax-paying members of the community.

Contributions can be made by credit card at or a check can be sent to Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, 2747 Belmont Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio 44505.

Of course, in addition to monetary contributions, Goodwill always accepts donations of clothing, household items, electrical items, home décor items, furniture, and other items that can be sold in the Goodwill stores. Click here for some helpful donation guidelines, including a list of items we can not accept.

Maximize your donation to Goodwill through the Youngstown Foundation

Maximize your donation to Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries when you donate through The Youngstown Foundation’s Support Fund. The Youngstown Foundation will consider a 5% additional contribution to your donation to Goodwill. The check must be sent to, and made payable to, The Youngstown Foundation. To qualify for the 5% additional contribution, the donation must be a minimum of $100, and only the donor’s first $5,000 qualifies for the additional contribution. The Youngstown Foundation also accepts donations to the Support Fund through their website at

The Youngstown Foundation is a community foundation which has been in existence since 1918 and is a public charity under IRS Section 501 (c)(3). As a community foundation, it has the ability to receive contributions from the public and make grants to charitable causes. For additional information about the Support Fund, please contact The Youngstown Foundation at 330.744.0320.