Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati

Here’s Why Now is the Perfect Time for a Closet Clean-Out

As the chill of winter gives way to the warmth of spring, it’s the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe and declutter your closet. Spring symbolizes renewal and fresh starts, making it an ideal time to reassess what serves us and what doesn’t in our closets. By shedding layers and clearing out items that no longer align with our style or aspirations, we can create space for pieces that bring us joy and confidence.

Start by removing items from your closet one section at a time, then ask yourself when you last wore each piece. If it’s been more than a year, consider whether the item still fits your current style. If not, it’s time to let go.

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But what should you do with the clothes you no longer need? Goodwill offers a convenient solution. By donating your gently used clothing to Goodwill, you’re not only decluttering your space but also supporting a worthy cause. Your donations help fund job training programs, employment placement services, and other community-based initiatives that empower individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and independence.

Here’s how to donate clothes to Goodwill in Cincinnati:

Pink spring dress from Goodwill

Gather Your Donations: Collect the clothing items you no longer need in a box or garbage bags. Be sure to inspect them for any damages or stains. We accept clothing in good, clean condition.

Find a Donation Center: Check out our list of Ohio Valley Goodwill Donation Centers and find the one nearest you in the Cincinnati region. Many of our locations offer drive-through or quick drop-off options for added convenience. Be sure to check hours and then decide when’s most convenient for you to stop by!

Drop Off Your Donations: Stop by your nearest Goodwill Donation Center. One of our friendly staff members or volunteers will help you unload your items.

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Ohio Valley Goodwill Logo

Get a Receipt: Once your donations have been unloaded, be sure to ask for a receipt. Donations to Goodwill are tax-deductible, so keep your receipt for your records.

By donating your clothes to Goodwill, you’re not only simplifying your life but also making a positive impact on the lives of others. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s spring into action and declutter with purpose!