Voting Open for Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest

Triad Goodwill accepting entries
through December 14

"Voting is now open on Facebook for Triad Goodwill’s DIY Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest. The first place prize is $250 Visa gift card and there is still time to submit your ugly creation. Entries are being accepted through noon on December 14 at or Facebook Messenger. See rules at to enter. The public can vote now by “liking” their favorite sweaters on Triad Goodwill’s Facebook page until noon on December 18. Contestants are encouraged to enter early to give voters more time to see and like their photo. Entrants may also share the photo album to encourage their Facebook Friends to vote for their Ugly Holiday Sweater look.

On December 18, a panel of judges will select the top three Ugly Holiday Sweaters from the 10 submissions with the most Facebook votes. Judges include the winner of Triad Goodwill’s employee sweater contest and representatives of area media outlets. Prizes are:
1st Place: $250 VISA gift card
2nd Place: $100 Triad Goodwill gift card
3rd Place: $50 Triad Goodwill gift card

To be eligible to win, entries must include receipts showing at least 75% of items used to create the Ugly Sweater were purchased at Triad Goodwill stores in Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham Counties, North Carolina. Ugly Sweater designers can mix and match materials from any of the departments in Triad Goodwill stores to create a one-of-a-kind look. Individual and group photos are eligible and you may submit multiple photos with an entry, but can only win once. Photos posted directly to Triad Goodwill’s Facebook Timeline will not be included in the contest. A how-to video can be viewed on or on the Triad Goodwill YouTube channel.

For the latest news on free employment training, career fairs, store events and the Rock the Runway fashion fundraiser, follow Triad Goodwill on (subscribe to Events), @TriadGoodwill, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn. We Put People To Work!

About Triad Goodwill:

Triad Goodwill (Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Inc.) promotes the value of work by providing free career development services and work opportunities for people with employment needs. In the past year, Triad Goodwill served 17,179 people in the community and helped place 3,556 workers in competitive employment. 85 cents of every dollar earned at Triad Goodwill’s retail stores goes into job training for residents of the Triad."

- A Press Release

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