Frequently Asked Questions about donating money to Goodwill?
Where can I mail a check?
Checks in support of Goodwill of Greater Washington's job training and workforce development programs can be mailed to the following address:
Goodwill of Greater Washington
Dept. # 82
Washington , DC 20055-0082
Is my gift tax-deductible?
Goodwill of Greater Washington, is a 501(c)(3) organization, and as such, gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law.
Will I receive a receipt?
If I give multiple times during the course of the year, will I receive a separate receipt for each gift or a one time receipt at the end of year with my overall donations tabulated?
Your legacy gift to Goodwill of Greater Washington will provide hope, independence, and dignity for people in need!
How do I leave Goodwill in my will?
Every gift Goodwill of Greater Washington receives helps us continue our mission to build dignity through work for the disadvantaged and disabled right here in our own community.
We realize that it takes very special donors to confirm their enduring belief in our mission and remember Goodwill in their will.
To learn more about how to leave Goodwill of Greater Washington in your will, please visit our planned giving and bequest page.
What is your Federal Tax ID number?
Goodwill's Federal Tax ID number is 53-0196588.
How do I update the amount of, cancel, or change bank information for my monthly gift?
If I give to Goodwill, will my personal information be shared with other organizations?
No, Goodwill does not sell, rent, barter or otherwise share the personal information of its donors with any outside organizations. However, it is possible that Goodwill may contact you through an outside agency to help us improve the quality of our services by requesting your participation in a survey or research study, but all personal information is kept completely confidential and any such request would be totally optional.
How is the money used towards fulfilling the Goodwill mission?
Our Department of Training and Employment Services provides a variety of services to those who need them. Click here to a list and description of the services we provide.