Goodwill Hunting

"Thrifting" to support charity continues to get a lot easier.

Goodwill Industries quietly launched a ShopGoodwill.com back in 1999. The bidding format is similar to eBay and lists goodies from around the nation for sale.

We say it's time for an updated site. You shouldn't be stuck selecting items to furnish your apartment from the inventory at your local Goodwill. Why, when you can source vintage tea cups and other decor from around the country?

ShopGoodwill.com is among several other well-known shops across the country whose second-hand merchandise funds charitable organizations.

Here are a few more online sources for scoring charitable second-hand items: