Where to Donate.
We have several convenient donation options - Goodwill store locations and drive-up donation sites, both will accept your donations.

Fort Wayne Covered Drive-Up Donation Sites:

  • Goodwill 3127 Brooklyn Ave (Mon – Sat 9:00am – 4:00pm)
  • East State Plaza 3101 E. State Blvd. (Mon – Sat 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sun 12:00pm – 5:00pm)
Fort Wayne Drive-Up Donation Sites:
  • Chapel Ridge 10540 Maysville Road (Mon – Sat 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sun 12:00pm – 5:00pm)
  • Glenbrook Commons 4122 Lima Road (Mon – Sat 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sun 12:00pm – 5:00pm)

Do to a staff shortage, our East State Plaza donation drive up will be closed this weekend, August 20th and 21st, please visit our Chapel Ridge location to drop off any donations.  Thank you.

We would like to receive your donations, to avoid items being stolen do not leave donations after store hours.

Fort Wayne Goodwill Store Locations:

  • Goodwill Store 3127 Brooklyn Avenue
  • Chapel Ridge Store 10540 Maysville Road
  • Covington Plaza Store 6256 W. Jefferson Blvd.
  • Dupont Village Store 525 E. Dupont Road
  • Glenbrook Commons Store 4122 Lima Road

Other Goodwill Store Locations:

  • Angola Square Store 1651 N. Wayne St.
  • Auburn Plaza Store 1003 W. 7th St.
  • Huntington Plaza Store 1966 N. Jefferson St.

Your donations make a difference!

When you donate to Goodwill, you’ve taken the opportunity to become a job creator and make a significant difference in the lives of people with disabilities and/or barriers to employment living in our community.

We put your donations to work – funding skills training programs, employment placement services and jobs for people with disabilities, those who lack education or job experience, ex-offenders and others facing challenges to finding employment.

Consider the many ways you can support Goodwill’s Mission through donations:

  • Give clothing and household goods.
  • Give computers and peripherals.
  • Corporate donations of overstock, closeout and returns from area merchants.
  • Round-up your change at the checkout counter when shopping in Goodwill’s stores.
  • Make a financial contribution.
Donate when and where it’s convenient at our Goodwill stores in northeast Indiana. Unloading help is available and donation receipts are furnished. Goodwill accepts household items and apparel seven days a week.

Donate Goods

When you donate to Goodwill, you're helping people with disabilities and employment barriers find jobs. The revenue funds job training and employment services in Northeast Indiana that help people develop the skills they need to find and keep good jobs.

Donate Money

Cash donations, bequeaths and other financial gifts are tax deductible and fund Goodwill's services that help people find jobs, improve skills or discover new opportunities.

Donate Time

Your donation of time, talent and expertise can help people achieve their goals of becoming self-sufficient and contributing members of our shared community.

Donations Tips.

  • Donations may be taken to any Goodwill store.

  • If you want a donation receipt take your item(s) to any Goodwill store, email us or download one from our website.

  • Do not leave donations unattended before or after store hours.

  • Take large items – furniture, dressers, tables, sofas to our 3127 Brooklyn Avenue store only.

  • Donate wisely – are you giving to a local nonprofit that serves people in Fort Wayne and/or northeast Indiana?

2024 Statistics

Donation Impact.

$ 676122
projected wages of clients placed into work evaluations or community employment
people who worked for Goodwill, received case management, and/or advocacy services
NE Indiana Schools Goodwill provided Pre-Employment transition services
students with disabilities received job experience and counseling​.