Save On Fall Fashion Trends and Contribute to your Community During the Bon-Ton Semi-Annual Goodwill® Sale

Earn Discounts at Bon-Ton Stores while Supporting Goodwill’s Job Training Programs

ROCKVILLE, MD — While high-end fashion houses are heading to New York for Fashion Week, be sure to follow the fashion leads and take advantage of the fall deals at your local Bon-Ton store. While you’re there, check out the semi-annual Goodwill Sale, taking place September 12-29. When you donate your gently-used clothing at any of the 272 Bon-Ton Stores locations, you’ll receive a coupon to purchase Bon-Ton’s line-up of fabulous fall fashions. Your donated items will be sold at Goodwill stores, where the revenues fund job training and placement services to help people in your local community find and keep jobs.
Customers will receive a discount coupon for each item of clothing or textile they donate. The coupon can be used at any Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s, Younkers, or Parisian store to purchase women’s, men’s and children’s  apparel, shoes, handbags, luggage, fragrances and more at a discount ranging from 15-20 percent.
Those who donate during the Goodwill Sale can take pride in knowing their Goodwill donations provide numerous job opportunities for people with disabilities and disadvantages. Goodwill provides a broad array of services that help people identify their skills and interests in high-demand fields including healthcare, green industries, financial services, and technology. In addition to job training and career development programs, Goodwill also provides support services, including free tax preparation, financial education, youth mentoring, and transportation.
“Goodwill was founded on the belief that every person should have the opportunity to achieve independence through the power of work,” said Jim Gibbons, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International. “Our donors, including those who participate in the semi-annual Goodwill Sale, enable Goodwill organizations across the United States to design programs to help millions of job seekers, innovating as they see fit to help individuals and families in local communities.”
Customers who donate at any of the Bon-Ton stores during the Goodwill Sale can also pledge their support for Goodwill’s mission of employment and training by registering their donation on www.millionactsofgoodwill.com and receive a coupon for a 25 percent discount to use at any Bon-Ton store. Web visitors will also be able to play the “Closet Clean Out Giveaway Instant Win Game,” for a chance to win a Bon-Ton gift card instantly and be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree.
“Through the semi-annual Goodwill sale, our goal is to collect more than 6.5 million pounds of gently used clothing and textiles to donate to Goodwill to assist people who face challenges to finding employment in neighboring communities where Bon-Ton stores are present,” said Brendan L. Hoffman, president and chief executive officer of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. “This is our customers’ favorite sale because it gives them an opportunity to donate to help a great organization and get special deals on new fall merchandise.”