Thrifty Threads Costume Contest


Discover the magic of secondhand at the Original Halloween Headquarters

Submit your secondhand costume for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Goodwill NCW!

Welcome to the Thrifty Threads Costume Contest, where you have an opportunity to showcase your creativity through spooky secondhand finds.  

Throughout the entire month of October, we’re inviting you to dive into the enchanting world of secondhand costumes. Unearth the most spellbinding, eerie, and utterly unique Halloween looks you can find in our Goodwill NCW stores for a chance to win a $25 Goodwill NCW gift card! 

To join the fun, all you have to do is dress up in your favorite secondhand Halloween costume and snap a photo. Then, simply submit your image, and you’re officially in the running for the Thrifty Threads Costume Contest. Whether you’re going for classic ghouls, a costume mash-up, or something entirely out-of-the-box, we want to see your spellbinding style! Not only will you be turning heads with your fantastic finds, but you might just conjure up that $25 Goodwill NCW gift card.


While shopping at a Goodwill NCW location, upload a photo of the item you’re submitting. Provide your first name, store location, email address and a brief description of the item and why you love it.


Goodwill NCW will vote internally to determine the top in-store fashion and findings, those will then be posted to our Facebook page, for our audience to vote on their favorite project. The winner will be announced on Facebook after the voting has concluded. We will follow up individually with the winner to send the $25 gift card.

The previous month’s winner will be announced on Goodwill NCW’s Facebook page. We will follow up individually with the winner to send the $25 gift card.


Multiple entries are allowed per person, one vote per person is allowed each month.

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