Press Releases

New Salisbury Goodwill Store to Open July 19


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina will hold the grand opening for its second retail store in Salisbury, N.C., on Tuesday, July 19, at 10 a.m. The store is located at 475 Faith Road, across from ALDI. The new store will offer thousands of donated items, including clothing, furniture, shoes, toys, home décor and more…. Read more »

Mentorship in the Workplace

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Recently I was in a meeting in which the topic of mentorship came up. Someone posed the question to us: did we have a professional mentor? And, if we didn’t, why not? A mentor is an experienced, trusted adviser. As an objective, impartial adviser, a mentor can guide you during periods of change and growth… Read more »

Honoring Your Commitments in the Workplace


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By Sharine Sample In the workplace today, keeping track of deadlines and projects that you owe your colleagues sometimes can feel like a full-time job all by itself. Nowadays you are more likely to be working as part of a team instead of on your own. Thanks to increased use of virtual meetings and remote… Read more »

Sold-Out Crowd Celebrates 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show on April 29


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After a three-year hiatus, the popular Color Me Goodwill upcycled fashion show returned on Friday, April 29, before a sold-out audience at The Orange Peel in downtown Asheville. Seven local fashion designers and teams competed in the 6th annual Color Me Goodwill, presenting color-inspired runway collections made from repurposed clothing and items found at Goodwill… Read more »

Choosing the Job That’s Right for You


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When it comes to choosing the perfect job for you, what are you looking for? The times have changed. Nowadays, employers realize that, to most workers, it’s not just about the money anymore. While your prospective salary and benefits are important, employers understand that job seekers are also going to consider how a job affects… Read more »

Three Easy Ways to Live More Sustainably


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Sustainability is a word we hear often… but what does it really mean? To put it simply, sustainability is the process of meeting our current needs without compromising the needs of the future. We only have so many resources available to us here on Earth, so it’s important to be wise about how we use… Read more »

The Top Four Qualities of a Person-Centered Leader


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By Sharine Sample Sit back and really think about what makes a good leader. Who comes to your mind? What characteristics make that person stand out above the rest? Do they motivate and inspire? And do they seem to genuinely have people’s and their organization’s best interests at heart? Author and inspirational speaker Simon Sinek… Read more »

Spring Cleaning 101: Declutter and Donate to Make a Difference


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Spring cleaning is an annual rite of passage for many as they get set for warmer weather. But did you know that spring cleaning can also help others in your community get a fresh start? When you clear out the items you no longer need and donate them to Goodwill®, they are sold in stores… Read more »

Goodwill Holding 50% off Winter Clearance Sale, March 3-6


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Families can find extraordinary deals on coats, sweaters and other winter clothing items at Goodwill’s Winter Clearance Sale, taking place Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6 at all Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina retail stores. During the sale, all regularly-priced winter clothing items will be 50 percent off, including jackets and coats, winter… Read more »

Tickets on Sale for 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show


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Tickets are now on sale for the 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill fashion show, presented by Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina. The fashion show, featuring collections by seven local designers, will take place on Friday, April 29, at The Orange Peel in Asheville. Each of the seven designers will present a runway collection based… Read more »