Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati

Pack Your Vacay Bags (With Goodwill Finds!)

The sand and sun of summer vacations are calling! Before you take off for a little R&R, gather everything you need to fill your summer break suitcase at Ohio Valley Goodwill.

Clothing: Goodwill thrift stores have a wide selection of summer clothes, including summer dresses, shorts, t-shirts, tank tops, and swimwear. Be sure to pack according to your itinerary and pick items that travel well. Look for fabrics that resist wrinkling, so you don’t have to search for an iron on vacation!

Accessories: Look for accessories like hats, sunglasses, scarves, and belts to complement your outfits. These can add a touch of personal style and protect you from the sun.

Luggage and Bags: You can often find a variety of bags at Ohio Valley Goodwill thrift stores. Find luggage and smaller zippered bags to store smaller items within your suitcase. Backpacks and purses are also great for carrying on a flight!

Travel Gear: You’ll never know what you’ll find at your nearby Goodwill thrift store! Check for travel essentials like travel adapters and portable chargers. You might also find travel guides, language phrasebooks, or maps that could be helpful for your trip.

Books from Goodwill
Books from Goodwill

Books and Entertainment: Grab a book for your travel downtime. Goodwill is a great place to find new reading material that will help you pass the time on a plane or help you relax during your trip. You may also find travel-related DVDs, board games, or puzzles to keep you entertained.

Find the Ohio Valley Goodwill store nearest you today and pack your bags! Filling your summer suitcase with thrifted finds is a great way to make the most of your trip. Put the money you save by thrifting toward vacation activities!

You’ll also be happy to know your Goodwill purchases support programs and services that provide vocational opportunity and independence for individuals right here in the Cincinnati area. What a great way to enjoy your fun in the sun!