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Goodwill to Open First Store in Marion on Feb. 12


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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina will hold a grand opening for its first retail store in Marion, N.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Local officials and members of Goodwill’s executive management team will be on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:45 a.m., after which the public is invited to browse and shop in the … Read more »

Save Money at Goodwill Stores in 2020


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Now’s the time to start thinking about a New Year’s resolution, so why not resolve to help others by shopping for secondhand clothing at Goodwill stores? “Studies show that more and more people are buying secondhand clothes for themselves, and also as gifts for friends and family members,” said Jaymie Eichorn, interim vice president of… Read more »

“Getting Ahead” Program Holds First Graduation


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The Partnership for Prosperity, operating under the Mayor’s Poverty Thought Force, is holding a ceremony for 50 “Getting Ahead” graduates at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, at Goodwill Industries in Winston-Salem.  Mayor Allen Joines will preside. The public is invited to attend. In 2019, the Partnership offered a series of workshops at six locations in… Read more »

Support Goodwill this Holiday Season Through Amazon Smile


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While you’re doing your holiday shopping online, you can support Goodwill at the same time. When you purchase books, electronics, apparel or any other item on Amazon, the online retailer will donate 0.5 percent of the price of eligible purchases to the nonprofit of your choice. Simply sign up for Amazon Smile at and… Read more »

Goodwill Honors Community Partners, Employees & Participants at Recognition Banquet


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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. 7, at Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem. The banquet recognizes contributions of participants in Goodwill’s career services programs; Goodwill employees; Goodwill Business Advisory Council members;… Read more »

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 »