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Goodwill Co-Sponsors Youth Hiring Summit in Richmond

By Andrina Cason on Jan 31, 2018

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia co-sponsored the Capital Region Collaborative’s inclusive hiring and workforce development summit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on Thursday, January 25. The event, “Successful Workforce Hiring in the Richmond Region: Strategies for Employing Young Adults,” brought together representatives […] Read more

“My Mind is Blown”: Hampton Roads Professionals Take Goodwill Works Tour

By Andrina Cason on Jan 25, 2018

A group of Hampton Roads media and business professionals had an eye-opening experience during a Goodwill Works Tour at Goodwill’s Hampton Support Center on January 24. Representatives from Inside Business, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce and Supervalu (Farm Fresh) learned how thousands of job […] Read more

Goodwill Helps High School Graduate Find Long-Term Employment

By Andrina Cason on Jan 22, 2018

“Goodwill helped me set goals for myself,” said Jeremiah Mayo who, at 19, is working his first professional full-time job. His journey to success started when he walked into a Goodwill retail store in January 2017. “I got tired of working in fast food restaurants, […] Read more


By Laura Faison on Jan 16, 2018

Anyone else feeling a little deja vu? Winter weather is anticipated to move in to our territory late this evening and in to the early hours of Wednesday. Out of concern for the safety of our associates and customers, ALL OPERATIONS in central and coastal […] Read more

City of Hampton Sends Job Seekers to Goodwill for Job Fair Preparation

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Goodwill is offering workshops in January to prepare job seekers for a major hiring event in Hampton in February. The “Hampton Get Hired & Resource Fair” will include more than 90 employers in search of candidates for positions in customer service, government, hospitality, labor/trades, manufacturing […] Read more

Goodwill Launches Program to Help Justice-Involved Youth

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Goodwill’s newest workforce development program is aimed at reducing recidivism in youth involved in the justice system across Central and Coastal Virginia. GoodPath is a career pathway for offenders between ages 16 and 20 who are recently released from a juvenile corrections facility and on […] Read more

Goodwill Celebrates MLK Day with Opportunities for Service

By Andrina Cason on Jan 15, 2018

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia joins fellow Goodwill organizations across the country to recognize Martin Luther King (MLK) Day on Monday, January 15. The holiday honors the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the prominent civil rights leader who devoted his life […] Read more

Goodwill Helps Shoppers, Donors Get Organized in 2018

By Andrina Cason on Jan 11, 2018

January is National Get Organized Month. Goodwill is a great place to start in 2018 as you get serious about cleaning out your closets and living spaces. Katherine Lawrence, owner of My Space Matters and president of the Richmond chapter of the National Association of […] Read more


By Laura Faison on Jan 04, 2018

Yesterday, snow blanketed our territory as the result of Winter Storm Grayson.  Extremely cold temperatures will stick around today, with many areas remaining in the teens and low 20s.  Road conditions may still be hazardous in secondary areas, but are improving as crews have plowed major roads overnight […] Read more

Goodwill Supports Virginia Blood Services During Blood Donor Month

By Andrina Cason on Jan 03, 2018

  Did you know? Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs a blood donation, and one donation can save up to three lives. January is National Blood Donor Month. Since 2000, Goodwill has partnered with Virginia Blood Services (VBS) to host blood drives for […] Read more