Press Releases

New Donation Site Opens in Hudson


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Caldwell County residents now have a new, convenient location to donate items they no longer need. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina recently opened a new attended donation center in the Hudson Crossing Shopping Center. Address: 3078 Hickory Blvd | Hudson, NC 28638 (in front of Food Lion) Operating Hours:  Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and… Read more »

Duke Energy Foundation Grant Supports Goodwill Youth Services


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina has received a $33,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to help implement its Northwest North Carolina Next Generation Workforce Development Initiative. The initiative will provide 1,000 youth and young adults with career readiness and occupational skills training designed to overcome barriers to their success, ensure their high school… Read more »

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Goodwill

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina has received a $50,000 grant from the Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation to support the OneLife Youth Program, which operates from Goodwill’s Asheville Workforce Development Center. OneLife serves youth ages 14-21 in the Asheville/Buncombe County area. Participating youth receive the career planning, financial literacy, real-life preparation, coaching,… Read more »

For Spring Cleaning, Give Someone In Your Community a Fresh Start


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With a particularly cold and snowy winter nearing an end, millions of Americans are gearing up for the annual de-hibernation ritual known as spring cleaning. This year, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is encouraging people to think of the spring cleaning season as both a time to offer a fresh start to bygone belongings,… Read more »

Operation: GoodJobs to Hold Job Fair for Veterans and Families


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina invites Statesville-area military veterans and their immediate family members to attend a job fair on Wednesday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair is part of the Operation: GoodJobs program, a partnership between Goodwill and the Walmart Foundation that connects veterans with the training, financial education,… Read more »

First Color Me Goodwill Show Takes Place in Asheville


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More than 200 people attended Goodwill Industries of North Carolina’s Feb. 27 event in Asheville, “Color Me Goodwill: A Fusion of Fashion, Art and Food for a Mission.” The event combined a fast-paced runway show of upcycled fashions by local designers with visual arts and Asheville’s celebrated food scene, all while highlighting the impact Goodwill’s… Read more »

Goodwill Offering Free Classes for Job Seekers This Spring


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Job seekers in the Asheville area will have several opportunities this spring to brush up on critical employment skills and learn about emerging job fields – and all for free. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina partners with Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and the Literacy Council to offer free classes on computer skills, medical office… Read more »

Get Tickets for Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show


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What color is GOOD? You’ll find out at this fun and fast-paced event held at Downtown Asheville’s premiere space…The Venue. Six designers have combed through Goodwill stores for items in assigned colors to up-cycle into their own creative designs. More than 25 professional models will walk the runway while six of Asheville’s established artists create… Read more »

Community Launches Mobile Financial Education Vehicle


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Forsyth County took a giant step forward today in efforts to increase the financial stability of low and moderate income families. After months of design and planning, The POINT- a mobile financial education and training vehicle- was officially launched. The POINT resembles a bus on the outside but inside it has all the tools necessary… Read more »