SAN ANTONIO – Get ready for some ghoulish fun as Halloween returns to Goodwill with a scary shopping spree contest and a free interior décor and craft DEMONstration that inspire spooky looks using repurposed items found at your local Goodwill stores.
Still trying to find your inner monster? Not sure if you’re a Wicked Witch or a Vicious Vampire? Visit Goodwill’s www.Shop-o-Scream.com to participate in the “Find Your Inner Monster” contest for a chance to win a $100 shopping spree. All you have to do is answer a fun and simple personality quiz to determine what Halloween costume would be a good fit.
“We’re thrilled to bring back the Shop-O-Scream shopping spree for the second year,” said Marla Jackson, CEO of Goodwill Industries of San Antonio. “This is a fun and festive tradition that gives thrifty shoppers a chance to share costume ideas and decorating tips on our Facebook page.”
Back by popular demand, Goodwill hosted another successful Décor and Craft Demonstration. Participants got the chance to create their own Halloween crafts and were entered for a chance to win free prizes for having the best crafts. Goodwill Blogger, Haeley Giambalvo gave tips to participants on how to design the perfect Halloween décor with goods from the Goodwill stores. Children also got the chance to create scarecrow bookmarks with special guest, Miss Nikki the Literature Lady.
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Halloween inspiration can be found at Goodwill San Antonio’s Facebook page, where more than 9,200 fans can share great costume ideas and decorating tips.
“Goodwill has a great assortment of ready-made Halloween costumes plus racks and racks of clothing and accessories to put your imagination to work,” Jackson added. “Look to Goodwill to dress up your house as well. You can get everything you need to make your Halloween complete.”
About Goodwill Industries of San Antonio
Serving San Antonio since 1945, Goodwill helps change lives through the power of work. When you shop or donate at Goodwill, you’re funding educational programs and services that assist people in finding better jobs and building careers. Together with the support of our generous community, partners and employers, Goodwill provides employment, training, educational opportunities and related services to more than 50,000 individuals each year. In addition to operating 18 retail stores, more than 25 donation stations and 10 Good Careers Centers in San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Laredo and surrounding areas, Goodwill operates 3 Good Careers Academies and handles 16 contracts for services ranging from document management to grounds maintenance.