Press Releases

Goodwill® Ranks #1 on enso’s World Value Index for Second Year

06/28/17

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2017 World Value Index report unveils people’s perceptions on 150 leading brands and their perceived value to the communities and audiences they serve  Winston-Salem, NC (June 28, 2017) — Goodwill, the leading nonprofit provider of employment placement, job training and education services, has been ranked #1 on the annual World Value Index, an anticipated annual… Read more »

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

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CARF International announced that Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina has been accredited for a period of three years for its Community Integration, Job Development, Job Supports, Job-Site Training, Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services and Employee Development Services programs. The latest accreditation is the ninth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded… Read more »

Goodwill Named Recipient of Joel A. and Claudette B. Weston Award

06/08/17

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina has been named this year’s recipient of the Joel A. and Claudette B. Weston Award. A panel of judges selected Goodwill after a highly competitive review process. Candidates were judged on the quality of their financial and personnel management, services to clients, program effectiveness, marketing and other significant achievements…. Read more »

Goodwill Holding Community Yard Sales on June 10

06/05/17

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Several Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina stores will host community yard sales for vendors and shoppers on Saturday, June 10. The sales will take place at the following store locations: Weaverville (50 Weaver Blvd.) – 828-645-8620 Black Mountain (2978 US Hwy 70W) – 828-669-4813 Clemmons (2635 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd.) – 336-778-2165 East Kannapolis (2303 Coldwater… Read more »

Conover Job Fair Week Offers 200 Jobs

05/08/17

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina will host a week-long job fair at its Career Connections Center in Conover from Monday, May 15 through Friday, May 19.  The event will be attended by 30 employers who are looking to fill more than 200 jobs.  The job fair will also offer speed interview workshops and assistance… Read more »

Goodwill Holding Community Job Fair in Winston-Salem May 9

05/03/17

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Area job seekers are invited to attend a job fair sponsored by Forsyth Tech, Winston-Salem Urban League and  Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, which will include representatives from more than 10 local employers. The job fair will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 10 a.m. to noon at Goodwill (2701 University Parkway, Winston-Salem). Employers… Read more »

Goodwill Leads in “Green” LEED Certification

04/18/17

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Goodwill’s business model of selling donated goods not only sustains its mission, but also diverts unwanted items from landfills. Goodwill also helps to sustain our environment when designing and constructing its stores and offices. Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina currently owns and operates nine facilities that are certified by the U.S. Green Building Council’s… Read more »

Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show Going to the Dogs

03/21/17

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This year’s “Color Me Goodwill” fashion show will add some four-legged models to the runway. “For the first time ever, we’ll partner with the Asheville Humane Society, so that the audience will not only see some great fashions, they’ll also get to see some very special dogs, that represent the need of finding forever homes,”… Read more »

Professional Center & Adult High School to Hold Open House

03/08/17

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina will hold an open house on Wednesday, March 22, to celebrate its newly remodeled Professional Center and Access Center Adult High School. The open house will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at Goodwill’s headquarters, 2701 University Parkway. Date:         Wednesday, March 22 Location:     Goodwill Industries,… Read more »

Goodwill Celebrating 90 Years of Service

03/01/17

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina recently marked its 90th anniversary, and its mission now is the same as it was in 1926. “Back then, a small group of individuals in the John Wesley Clay Sunday School Class of Centenary United Methodist Church raised $500 to buy a Ford Model T and a three room… Read more »