Is Goodwill a Local Non-Profit?

Apr 21, 2016

Most everyone, when they think of Goodwill, they think about our stores. And if you ask them, they’ll tell you that Goodwill helps people. However, if you ask them who Goodwill helps, the answers often range from “people in poverty overseas”, to “people that can’t afford things at regular stores”, to a general category of […]

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Beach Wedding on a Budget

Mar 08, 2016

Who doesn’t love a good wedding?  They are full of dancing, friends, beauty, love and everyone having a good time.  The same cannot be said for the wedding planning process.  Anybody who has ever planned a wedding will tell you that getting to that special day is never as pleasant as they think it’s going […]

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Frugal, Fun and Fabulous Valentine’s Day – Revisited!

Feb 08, 2016

Last year we brought you a comprehensive list of some of our favorite Valentine’s Day ideas!  Rather than ditching our old ideas, we’re revisiting and updating some of our favorites for you as Valentine’s Day quickly approaches… (Originally posted February 2015, updated February 2016) Ahhh, February. That odd month with fewer days, ridiculous temperature shifts, and that […]

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Vivienne’s Story #7Stories7Days

May 03, 2016

#7Stories7Days   More than 5 years ago at age 43, Vivienne Flanighan was homeless. Living in a shelter, Vivienne was receiving TANF [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] funds and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. “Everyone was talking about Goodwill’s TIE program,” said Vivienne. Determined to get into Goodwill’s Transition to Independence and Employment (TIE) program, […]

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Josh’s Story #7Stories7Days

May 02, 2016

#‎7Days7Stories‬ At a young age Josh lost his mother. He was raised by his Grandmother until her death, at which point he moved to a group home with Community Services of Virginia. Joshua says,” I am sad sometimes because I don’t have any family”. Prior to his employment at Goodwill, Joshua worked at a company […]

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Khidhr’s Story #7Stories7Days

Apr 29, 2016

‪#‎7Stories7Days‬ Pursuing a degree, but unsure of what his employment future looked like, Khidhr began looking for a job as he approached graduation. An online search quickly led him to Goodwill Staffing Solutions (GSS), where his life-changing employment journey began. “I knew what I wanted to do, but didn’t know where to even start looking,” […]

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