Press Releases

Goodwill Offering Free Tax Assistance Through April 15

04/01/15

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is operating several Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites to provide free tax preparation services, including information about the Eearned Income Tax Credit. The sites are: Winston-Salem: Career Connections Center, 2701 University Parkway: Wednesdays & Thursdays, 4-8 p.m. Regional Operations Center, 2760 Peters Creek Parkway: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-7… Read more »

New Donation Site Opens in Hudson

03/31/15

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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

03/24/15

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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

03/20/15

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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

03/16/15

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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 »

Goodwill Offering Free Classes for Job Seekers This Spring

02/06/15

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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 »

Community Launches Mobile Financial Education Vehicle

01/21/15

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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 »

Goodwill Opens Expanded Career Connections Center in Lexington

01/15/15

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Goodwill’s newest Career Connections Center officially opened on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 719 West Center Street in Lexington. The new facility is 50 percent larger than Goodwill’s previous center in Lexington and allows for the addition of a youth program, additional skills training classes and job fairs for local employers. Dozens of community members attended… Read more »