Goodwill Huntley Thrifty Halloween Costume Ideas

Keep your Halloween budget in check with affordable costumes.


When it comes to finding your ideal Halloween costume, Goodwill stores offer unlimited possibilities for the budget conscious. With the economy still in recovery mode, why pay full price for a costume when you can find the materials to create your own for a fraction of the price?

While Halloween stores offer costumes, many are mass-produced with marked up prices. Goodwill, including the store in Huntley at 11900 Kreutzer Road, offers affordable options for anyone to create one-of-a-kind outfits without breaking the bank. With items in every shape, size, and color ­ _ and from various eras _ you can rest assured you will not to run into anyone wearing the exact same costume.

“Goodwill is a one-stop shop for costumes for the entire family. Not only is the whole process of shopping and creating costumes fun, it helps our community members,” said Shannon Halverson, PR/Marketing Manager of Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois.  “Revenues from your Halloween costume purchase fund Goodwill’s job training and career services for people in the Stateline Area.”

With a little creativity and out-of-the-box thinking, anyone can find an ideal costume for less at Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois. The nine Goodwill stores located in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin are full of everything you need this Halloween.

Shopping at Goodwill helps communities. In 2011 alone, Goodwill store revenues helped deliver employment and training programs to almost 5,000 area citizens. 

Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides jobs training, and placement services for people with barriers to achieve meaningful employment. Goodwill Industries International (GII) was recently named by Forbes Magazine as the #2 not-for-profit in the country.  Goodwill Northern Illinois’ territory includes an 18-county area in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin with a combined population of over 1.1 million residents.



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