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Last-Minute Halloween Doorway Ideas
Last-Minute Halloween Doorway Ideas

All right, you guys. Halloween is just around the corner. You’ve probably put some time into your costume, but if you’re staying home and socially distant, have you considered setting the scene on your porch or in your front yard? Since kids these days get candy for nearly every holiday (in their Easter baskets, for…

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DIY Zombie Cooler
DIY Zombie Cooler

Celebrate Halloween and #ZombieWeek by creating a DIY ‘Zombie Cooler’. Give your thrift find a spooky upgrade in just a few steps! Start with a few fun ‘Biohazard’ print outs (zombie-cooler print). Cut up your selected collection of warnings and start thinking about your layout. Continue to add stickers to your cooler using this method…

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DIY Witch’s Broom
DIY Witch’s Broom

  Hocus Pocus is my all-time favorite seasonal movie! Once I came to this realization, I was desperate to craft something witchy for my Halloween costume this year. Since anyone who has seen the magical movie knows it’s easy to lose track of a broomstick, I figured I’d do a little DIY breakdown of how…

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DIY Cross-Stitched Skull T-Shirt
DIY Cross-Stitched Skull T-Shirt

Raise your hand if you don’t plan to build an elaborate Halloween costume this year, despite all the extra time at home! Don’t worry — we’re ready to help! Here’s one quick and easy nod to All Hallows’ Eve that could be a festive fit for a virtual work or school spirit day: A cross-stitched…

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How to Age Books with Tea and Tights
How to Age Books with Tea and Tights

Yes, you read that title right! It turns out that it’s really easy to make thrifted tights into spooky spider webs and to tea-stain the pages of a secondhand book — creating the perfect antique appearance. These two projects partnered with our tips for aging the outside of Goodwill books will give your library a…

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3 Vintage Costume Themes to Look for This Halloween
3 Vintage Costume Themes to Look for This Halloween

As well as being fun, shopping for vintage looks can bring you an authentic costume for Halloween made up of truly unique pieces to integrate into your regular wardrobe during the other 364 days of the year. With donations pouring in from homes across the U.S. and Canada, at Goodwill® it’s super easy to track…

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Celebrate the ADA!  – 30th Anniversary
Celebrate the ADA! – 30th Anniversary

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, education and public accommodations. While the signing of the ADA provided a major step in the right direction, we know individuals with disabilities still face barriers to employment and economic independence….

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Celebrating Women Veterans Day
Celebrating Women Veterans Day

Celebrating Women Veterans Day Today, Palmetto Goodwill and Palmetto Warrior Connection would like to recognize the many brave women who have served in the United States military. In 2019, South Carolina First Lady Peggy McMaster read a proclamation at the State House, declaring June 12 as Women Veterans Day across the Palmetto State. On this…

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Providing Opportunities to Older Workers During COVID-19
Providing Opportunities to Older Workers During COVID-19

For years, Palmetto Goodwill has worked to provide job training and employment services to older workers – ages 55 and over through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Under normal circumstances, SCSEP participants gain work experience in a variety of community service activities at non-profit and public facilities, including schools, hospitals, day-care centers, and…

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5 Habits You Can “Green” This Earth Week
5 Habits You Can “Green” This Earth Week

Just about everyone I know is, in some way, striving to become more eco-conscious (yay!). But at times the whole process can seem overwhelming. Don’t let yourself feel too bogged down; even small changes can make big progress. If we can each adjust our habits little by little, over time we can positively impact the…

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