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Goodwill and Salvation Army Overview

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Goodwill was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Feb 16, 2008 and since then this brand received 522 reviews. It is 51 reviews more than Salvation Army received since Aug 16, 2010.

Goodwill and Salvation Army Consumer Ratings

24 out of 432 in Non Profit Organizations category
44 out of 1208 in Governmental Organizations and Politics category
Customer service
24 in category
38 in category
28 in category
33 in category
Product or Service Quality
19 in category
24 in category

Goodwill and Salvation Army Rating Details

Customer service
1.7 (195 reviews)
1.3 (179 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...with the clothes that we had been trying on, I asked her what the issue was and she made a scene while continually harassing us in front of several other customers about the clothing we had, and the amount of clothes we were trying on and then paraded through the store very loudly holding up our clothes and announcing about the fact that we...


Being reminded as if there is a countdown to closing is bad customer service..

Kandy P
1.7 (182 reviews)
1.4 (165 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

The Douglas Blvd Roseville CA store you always hear braking glass no kidding the staff just crash it about so stressful. Broken items on the shelf every trip this trip wine glass broken what a hazard. vintage items ruined due to poor treatment you can tell the break is fresh so sad...

Melody S

Several other staff members, including a manager , followed her out and eventually physically pushed her back into the store. All the while my sister and I were standing at the trunk of my car because that’s how far she chased us into the parking lot. The manager then refused to let us speak to the...

Krystal J
Product or Service Quality
2 (163 reviews)
1.7 (143 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

The public that donates to Goodwill has no idea what really goes on in those stores. We all think we’re doing something good for people struggling giving away our items that we worked hard for only to make the owner rich. He lives in his mansion living for free off of our hard earned money. Why is...


Stop hireing people who hate there lives and think treating other poorly to make them selfs feel better. If uou dont like ypur job then quit. And as for the treatment i got from the so called manager and the same little women trying to make everyone out to be shoplifters i hope ypu have a blissesd...


Goodwill and Salvation Army Pros and Cons

  • Goodwill before this incident
  • Staff
  • Prices and layout quality of items
  • Manager and employees
  • Most of the empoyees are very friendly
  • Location
  • Pricing
  • Overpriced items
  • Lousy customer service only care about themselves
  • Customer service
  • Lack of courtesty
  • Rude personnel and poor management

Goodwill and Salvation Army Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I went to Goodwill Hampton VA been many times, I go to the Outlet side and this was the first time I have run into...


I work for the salvation army.in Brooklyn New York .62 Hanson place .I went thow the Program.and when I completed.it I...

Goodwill and Salvation Army Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I am a vet and until recently was out of work. So I found on craigslist a listing that goodwill gets jobs for vets. Unf...


Month ago, scheduled a pickup between 1 and 4. At 3 they called said driver didn't come in. New date. Lucky me, they...

Goodwill and Salvation Army Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

The public that donates to Goodwill has no idea what really goes on in those stores. We all think we’re doing something...

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I was told that the lines were busy and was given a hotline number which just takes me back to square one. I am...

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Goodwill and Salvation Army Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Goodwill Manager (89 reviews)
  • Goodwill Customer Care (51 reviews)
  • Goodwill Cashier (31 reviews)
  • Salvation Army Customer Care (78 reviews)
  • Salvation Army Donation (47 reviews)
  • Salvation Army Manager (36 reviews)