Press Releases

Goodwill to Open New Store in Troutman Nov. 14


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina will hold a grand opening for its new retail store in Troutman on Thursday, Nov. 14.  The new store will replace a smaller Goodwill store which has operated in Troutman since 1976. The previous store in Troutman, located at 666 N. Main Street, will hold a closeout sale on… Read more »

Veterans Services Program Holds Job & Resource Fair Nov. 13


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina’s Veterans Services Program is hosting a Job and Resource Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 1-4 p.m., at the Goodwill Workforce Development Center in Winston-Salem (2701 University Parkway, next to Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum). Military veterans will have priority access from 1-2 p.m., after which time the job… Read more »

Conover Goodwill Customer Appreciation Day Event Nov. 2

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To thank our loyal shoppers and donors, Goodwill’s retail and outlet stores in Conover are hosting a customer appreciation day event on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 835 West Conover Boulevard. “Our shoppers and donors make Goodwill’s mission possible,” said Sara Butner, Goodwill communications manager. “To thank them, we are having a… Read more »

Goodwill to Hold Big Box Salvage Auction Oct. 29


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For the second time this year, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is holding a big box salvage auction in which all boxes will contain small electronics, including TVs, and general merchandise.  The sale will take place on Wednesday, Oct.29, from noon until 3 p.m., at the Goodwill Outlet Store located at 2760 Peters Creek Parkway… Read more »

Goodwill and American Red Cross Hold Halloween Blood Drive

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Goodwill is hosting a Halloween Blood Drive on Thursday, Oct. 31, at its University Parkway location in Winston-Salem from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Join us for some ghoulish fun and help support the American Red Cross through the gift of life – a blood donation. Attendees will receive 20 percent off their entire purchase… Read more »

Girl Scouts and Goodwill Partner for 18th Annual Good Turn Service Project


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Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, and Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, announces its 18th annual community service partnership, Good Turn for Goodwill. This initiative will take place throughout the month of October at local Goodwill retail stores and… Read more »

Goodwill Offers Halloween Deals and Scavenger Hunt Oct. 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


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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


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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


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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 »