Press Releases

Goodwill Announces New Board Members

01/17/18

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Winston-Salem, NC (January 18, 2018) – Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina has named five outstanding individuals to serve on its Board of Directors for a three-year term. The new Board members are: Panissa Caldwell; Michael Clements; Lester Davis; Anc Newman; and Johnny Sigers. Panissa B. Caldwell graduated Winston-Salem State University with a BS in Nursing, and… Read more »

Girl Scouts “A Good Turn for Goodwill” Program Garners Positive Results

12/20/17

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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, once again promoted their annual community service project a Good Turn for Goodwill during October 2017. For the 16th year, the project encouraged local Girl Scouts to… Read more »

Get the Facts: 5 Things You Should Know about Goodwill

12/03/17

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1. Goodwill stores fund programs that help local people find jobs. Many people think our retail stores are places that sell used items to people with low incomes. While we are happy we can provide affordable goods, our retail stores do so much more!  For every dollar spent in our stores, 90 cents goes to support… Read more »

Second Chance Employment and Resource Fair is Nov. 29

11/15/17

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Goodwill is partnering with the Forsyth County Veterans Treatment Court to host a Second Chance Employment and Resource Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., at Goodwill’s headquarters (2701 University Parkway, Winston-Salem). The event is open to anyone in the community with a criminal past who is having a difficult time… Read more »

Designers Needed for 4th Annual Color Me Goodwill in 2018

11/09/17

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is looking for designers to participate in next spring’s “Color Me Goodwill” fashion show, which takes place on Friday, April 27, 2018, at the Orange Peel in Asheville. Each designer will be given $125 to shop for garments and materials at Goodwill stores, then must create six different designs… Read more »

Annual Recognition Banquet Held Nov. 2

11/06/17

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina honored the community partners, volunteer leaders, employees and program participants who make our mission services possible at the Annual Recognition Banquet, held Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem. The approximately 300 people who attended the banquet enjoyed remarks by keynote speaker Donovan Livingston, a writer and… Read more »

Goodwill Honors Local Attorney Michael Gunter with Heritage Award

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina presented longtime Board of Directors member and Winston-Salem attorney Michael D. Gunter with the 2017 Heritage Award, which recognizes individuals that have made a significant, long-lasting contribution to the success of Goodwill and its mission. The Heritage Award is the highest honor that Goodwill gives, and has only been… Read more »

Designers Needed for Color Me Goodwill

10/17/17

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is looking for designers to participate in this year’s Color Me Goodwill fashion show, which takes place on Friday, April 27, at The Orange Peel in Asheville. Each designer will be given $125 to shop for garments and materials at Goodwill stores, then create six different designs made from… Read more »

Triad Community Kitchen Culinary School

09/13/17

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Goodwill partners with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina to offer the Triad Community Kitchen (TCK) Culinary Training Program. TCK provides community members with skills, knowledge and support for securing employment in the food service industry. Many TCK students are looking to learn new skills and regain their footing after job loss;… Read more »

Free Jeans from Goodwill!

08/11/17

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Winston-Salem, NC (August 11, 2017) – Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is launching a promotion that aims to help with the “Back to School Blues”. “Anyone who brings a receipt to the Goodwill Retail Store at 2701 University Parkway, Winston-Salem that’s dated August 1 or later, and can demonstrate that they spent $25 or… Read more »