Capitol Hill Goodwill store to open in May

FB Event ImgIn February, CHS broke the news that Goodwill is coming to Capitol Hill, taking over the former Belmont Ave E home of Half Price Books.

This week, nonprofit Seattle Goodwill announced its new 15,000 square-foot store will open on May 2nd. Details are below. And they are hiring.

Meanwhile, thrifty shoppers should also mark their calendars on June 14thCapitol Hill Garage Sale Day 2014.

Grand opening celebration will feature prizes, giveaways and music
WHAT:  Goodwill is opening a new retail store on Capitol Hill.

WHERE:  The new store is located at 115 E. Belmont Street on Capitol Hill.

WHEN:  The doors will open on Friday, May 2 at 9:00 a.m.


  • On opening day, there will be prizes and giveaways.  There will be a DJ with live music in the early evening.
  • The merchandise assortment will appeal to both the budget and fashion conscious, with men’s and women’s apparel, women’s accessories, and home and office décor items.
  • This is the 24th Goodwill store in the central and north Puget Sound region.
  • Goodwill is currently accepting donations from the community and will continue to accept donations once the store opens.
  • The store is 15,000 square feet and will employ approximately 40 individuals.
  • Individuals can sign up to receive text alerts from the new Capitol Hill Goodwill store to get updates about the grand opening and find out about special promotions at this locations. Simply text the word “goodwill24” to 91011.
  • Throughout Seattle Goodwill stores, over 100,000 new items are added daily to the hundreds of thousands of items already on our floors.  This means that customers will find a fresh and exciting assortment of fashion and décor items every day.
  • Customers who make purchases at Goodwill stores are supporting Goodwill’s free job training and education programs that help better the lives of people in the community.

 Seattle Goodwill Industries is a private, nonprofit organization that has served the central and northern Puget Sound since 1923. It provides free job-training and education programs and services that help low-income and underserved people obtain the skills they need to secure employment so they may achieve economic self-sufficiency. For more information about Goodwill programs, please call toll-free 1-877-GIVE4GOOD or visit the website at

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4 thoughts on “Capitol Hill Goodwill store to open in May

    • If you hit NW mercer Fwy, you’ve gone too far. Just take the Yesler Skyway, and get off at SE Lou Graham Way.

  1. About two blocks east of Broadway, on the left side of Olive Way; when Half Priced Books was there, the exterior of the building blended into the back ground.
    It wasn’t easy to find as you’d think especially since it was less than one block from Olive.