Press Releases

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 »

Color Me Goodwill Accepting Designer Applications

09/25/18

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is looking for fashion designers to compete in the 5th Annual Color Me Goodwill fashion show, which will take place on Friday, April 26, at The Orange Peel in Asheville. Each designer will receive $125 to shop for clothing and materials at local Goodwill stores. They each will create… Read more »

Girl Scouts and Goodwill Launch Annual “Good Turn” Donation Drive

09/18/18

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Once again this fall, Goodwill is partnering with Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont to offer A Good Turn for Goodwill, an annual donation drive collaboration that teaches girls the importance of volunteering. Each year, local Girl Scout troops collect thousands of pounds of donations for Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, as well as… Read more »

Find Job Search Tools with New Goodwill on the Go Website

08/22/18

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Job seekers now have a one-stop shop where they can stay up to date on job fairs, job search tools and other resources – right from their mobile phones. Goodwill on the Go is a new website from Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina. Users can find information about the employment programs, training classes and… Read more »