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Khidhr’s Story #7Stories7Days

By Laura Faison on 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 […] Read more

Chavon’s Story #7Stories7Days

By Laura Faison on Apr 28, 2016

#‎7Stories7Days‬ Chavon came to the TIE (Transition to Independence & Employment) Program unsure of herself and her future. Without a job and with a small child, Chavon was eager to better her situation, working hard to improve her interview and job search skill and build […] Read more

Josh’s Story #7Stories7Days

By Laura Faison on Apr 27, 2016

‪#‎7Stories7Days‬ Josh came to Goodwill looking for a better future. He brought customer service and sales skills with him. At the time, Josh did not understand Goodwill’s mission, or even that he could find a career here. That quickly changed through his interviews and first […] Read more

Margaret’s Story #7Stories7Days

By Laura Faison on Apr 26, 2016

‪#‎7Stories7Days‬ “All I had was a bus ticket, my clothes, and a sliver of hope.” After a series of unexpected events changed Margaret’s life, she wasn’t sure what to do next. When a friend offered to help her move to the Hampton Roads area, she […] Read more

Is Goodwill a Local Non-Profit?

By Derby Brackett on 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 […] Read more

2016 Earth Day Events

By Laura Faison on Apr 20, 2016

Every year Goodwill keeps 35 million pounds of textiles, household items, and e-waste out of local landfills.  In honor of earth day we will be having several donation drives throughout Central Virginia and Hampton Roads.  It’s the perfect time to do some Spring cleaning and […] Read more


By Laura Faison on Apr 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2016 | WASHINGTON, DC – Goodwill Industries International honored Sharon Taylor, director of mission strategies for Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia (Richmond), with the 2016 Goodwill Advocacy Leader Award for helping develop a state public policy agenda that promotes Goodwill’s […] Read more

The Good Life Fashion Show – April 16th

By Laura Faison on Apr 05, 2016

Join us for the 2nd annual Good Life Fashion Show! We will show you how to look like a million bucks for less by shopping at Goodwill. You’ll see great work wear, date night, vacation, and formal fashions.  Stay after the fashion show and play […] Read more

Christopher’s Angels Honors Memory of Goodwill Board Members’ Son

By Laura Faison on

Christopher’s Angels was created by Alexander Sims, son of Goodwill Board Chair Scott Sims, in the spirit of his twin brother Christopher, who died by suicide in 2014 at the age of 14. In his short life, with many accomplishments and many friends, Christopher believed […] Read more