Press Releases

Goodwill Offers Halloween Deals and Scavenger Hunt Oct. 19

10/07/19

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Halloween is a great time to let your imagination run wild at your local Goodwill store, where you’ll find everything you need to dress up for the big night. Whether you want to look like your favorite celebrity, or a character from your favorite movie or TV show, Goodwill stores have a variety of clothes… Read more »

Goodwill Customer Appreciation & Hiring Events in August

07/29/19

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Goodwill is showing gratitude for our shoppers with Customer Appreciation & Hiring Events on Aug. 2 and 9 at four retail stores. Shoppers can also learn about Goodwill’s employment services and current job openings with Goodwill. The Goodwill Career Connections on the Go pop-up center will be on-site at the following stores: Friday, Aug. 2… Read more »

Lose the “Back to School Blues” at Goodwill

07/23/19

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Blue jeans are a staple of family wardrobes. But new, high-quality jeans are expensive – the average cost of new jeans in the U.S. is up to $56 a pair! For families with young children, the cost of jeans is an extra challenge, since a typical middle school-aged student might change clothing sizes several times… Read more »

Go Behind the Scenes at Rethink Goodwill Community Tour

05/07/19

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Think you know your local Goodwill? Get ready to be surprised. Join us for this behind-the-scenes look at Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina – a nonprofit organization that has been serving your community for more than 90 years. If you’ve ever wondered… How are my donations of clothing used? What happens to the money that Goodwill earns… Read more »

Forbes Recognizes Goodwill as Top 5 Most Innovative

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Goodwill is one of the most innovative social enterprises in the world, according to Forbes. Describing social enterprises as a “hybrid model that uses business solutions to make a positive impact on the world,” the article notes Goodwill’s innovative adoption of e-commerce tools. “When brick-and-mortar retail was hammered by recessions in the new millennium, Goodwill… Read more »

Runway to Success Career Fashion Show is April 5

03/20/19

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It shouldn’t cost a fortune to dress for success – and it doesn’t, when you build your career wardrobe at Goodwill. The Runway to Success Fashion Show and Resource Fair, presented by Goodwill’s Davidson County Business Advisory Council, takes place Friday, April 5, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church… Read more »

Goodwill Offering Free Tax Preparation Assistance

02/13/19

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Nearly 70 percent of American tax filers qualify to use MyFreeTaxes.com, resulting in a savings of $200 in tax preparation fees each year. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is kicking off the 2019 tax season with MyFreeTaxes and free face-to-face tax preparation assistance. MyFreeTaxes.com, powered by H&R Block, is an online tax filing platform that… Read more »

5th Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show Returns April 26

01/08/19

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Seven local fashion designers will compete in the 5th Color Me Goodwill upcycled fashion show, which takes place Friday, April 26, at The Orange Peel. The show includes returning favorites as well as designers competing in Color Me Goodwill for the first time. Buy tickets here. Each designer receives $125 to shop for supplies at… Read more »

Donating Locally Makes Immediate Impact this Holiday Season

12/11/18

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During this busy holiday season, we are mindful of honoring family commitments, meeting financial obligations, and finding just the right gift for everyone on our list. We’d also like to give back to our community – if only we could fit it into our schedule and budget. Fortunately, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina now… Read more »

Goodwill Honors Community Partners, Employees & Participants at Recognition Banquet

11/13/18

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Each year, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina holds its annual Recognition Banquet to highlight accomplishments resulting from teamwork, partnerships, volunteers and supporters. Goodwill held its banquet on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Bridger Field House in Winston-Salem. The banquet recognizes contributions of participants in Goodwill’s career services programs; Goodwill employees; Goodwill Business Advisory Council members;… Read more »