Have you shopped at a Goodwill store in Colorado recently? These stores are great places to visit a couple of times a year as they are often a goldmine for cool throwbacks at low prices.

The reason you can find so many fun things at Goodwill stores is the fact that people love to donate items. Did you know several items ARE NOT accepted at Goodwill in Grand Junction? Keep going to look at twenty items you should take to the garage sale instead of the Goodwill store.

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Goodwill Is Much More Than Clothing

People find all kinds of valuables hiding in Goodwill stores. From paintings to furniture and kitchen appliances at bargain prices, the possibilities are endless. You can find bikes, sporting equipment, lamps, and tools for next to nothing. There is so much more than clothing at Grand Junction's Goodwill store. Happy shopping.

Items You Should Not Donate To Goodwill Stores

Believe it or not, there are limitations as to what is accepted as a donation to a Goodwill store. They don't want clothing that is ripped or torn, appliances that don't work, or items that have been damaged. Keep going to look at twenty items that are not accepted at Goodwill stores in Colorado, including the location in Grand Junction.

The "I'd Buy It" Test

Before you offer an item to a Goodwill store, ask yourself one question. Would you buy this item if you saw it sitting on the shelf? If not, take that item to a garage sale instead and not to Goodwill.

LOOK: 20 Things You Can't Donate To Goodwill In Grand Junction

If you would like to donate to Goodwill, but you aren't exactly sure what items they won't accept, scroll through the gallery below for a look at 20 things you can't donate to Goodwill in Grand Junction.

Gallery Credit: Zane Mathews

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Yesterday, August 17, 2022, was "National Thrift Shop Day." With that, it seemed wise to conduct an in-depth, no holds barred, undercover expose on a particular Grand Junction thrift shop. Take a look at some of the deals at the Grand Junction Goodwill.

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We're down to the last days of holiday shopping in Western Colorado so we asked you what have been your favorite stores to visit this year. Check out Grand Junction's recommendations on great places to shop locally below. There is still time to find the perfect gift for that special someone.

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