From treasure hunters and DIYers to fashionistas and the sustainable fashion community, this is the “go-to” podcast for everyone who is interested in thrifting, DIY projects, and affordable style. Hosted by DC area radio and television personality, Sarah Fraser, Goodwill of Greater Washington’s Finding Your Good podcast is here to inspire you. Our community of experts share their experience and tips to provide inspiration to help you reinvent your personal style that is socially sustainable. So, get ready to become highly motivated to put new life into your Goodwill finds.
If you've ever had the opportunity to read or participate in Goodwill of Greater Washington's Finding Your Good blog or social media pages, you know that creativity is everywhere at Goodwill. Find out more by going to our website, findingyourgood.org. For a transcript of each interview and links to resources mentioned, visit https://findingyourgood.org/podcast/
Tips For Thrifting the Best…Part 1
Home Décor, Plus-Size, Vintage, Rock & Roll, and Men’s Fashion. What do these subjects have in common? We’re talking about finding THE BEST of them at Goodwill during this two-part conversation. Thrift extraordinaires from across the country, Courtney, Tess, Temica, and Stan, join us to provide the down-low on thrifting treasures according to their areas of expertise.
What’s the Future of Thrifting?
Will secondhand stores ever run out of inventory? With the popularity of thrifting growing, will there be enough clothing to go around? Sarah Fraser interviews Hailey, Ugochi, and March about their predictions for the future of thrifting and how the image of all-things-preloved has quickly evolved over the past few years.
Thrift Tips From The Inside, Part 2
We can't keep these secrets to ourselves. Three Goodwill Team Members from different states are spilling all of the beans on some of the best thrifting tips they've learned both as shoppers and current employees. Take notes so that you can shop smarter during your next store visit.
How to Shop Online More Sustainably & Find Unique Treasures
Things don't fit. What you saw on the phone screen isn't what you actually bought. Shopping online is easier than ever before, but it's easy to fall into the seemingly never-ending cycle of buying and returning. Two thrift experts, Mycroft and Rah'tah, share their secrets on how to thrift online for one-of-a-kind items that exceed expectations.
A Look Inside the Goodwill Donations Process
You dropped off your box of slightly used items at a Donation Center. Now, how do they move from your car's trunk to the Goodwill store floor? Here's how the Goodwill donations process actually works. PLUS, tips on how to find the best thrift finds from a Goodwill insider! Spoiler Alert: There might be treasure taped inside a dresser's drawer.
Why Thrifting is a Form of Activism
When you think of activism, what comes to mind? Protests? Picketing? It can be so much more than that - and something that you can do through the simple act of shopping. To find out how we talked with thrift podcaster Emily Stochl, fashion activist Xavier Clark, and social media graphic designer Hope Ann Flores.