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?
Yes. It is our policy to provide every donor with a receipt to confirm their donation amount. In the unlikely event that you have made a donation and have not received your receipt, or if you've lost your receipt, please contact Stephen Kopalchick, Development Officer, at 202-715-2625. Please be sure to reference the date that you submitted your cash donation, as well as the method of payment
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?
If you have been considering such an arrangement with us, or if you have already included Goodwill of Greater Washington in your will or bequest, please let us know. Simply contact Stephen Kopalchick, Goodwill's Individual Gifts Officer, by phone at 202-715-2625.
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?
Updating information, canceling, or changing the amount of your monthly gift is easy. Simply click here to complete an "Update My Monthly Donation" form, and submit it to Stephen Kopalchick, Development Officer, or by fax at 202-526-3994. You may also call Stephen directly at 202-715-2625.
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.