NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — People are finding some real gems in Goodwill stores these days, and a big reason for that is all the donations coming in from younger people.

The young shoppers are helping breathe life into the thrift stores not only by buying there, but also bringing in the big ticket items left to them by parents and grandparents.

“I’m not going to be needing a lot of things my parents might like to pass down to me,” college student Madison Rodgers said.

Some millennials expect to…