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Administrative Professionals Can Get Ahead by Gaining Skills through Goodwill

By Andrina Cason on Apr 25, 2018

Years ago with the advent of personal computers, many futurists predicted the demise of the role of administrative professionals. Today, however, more than 22 million administrative and office support professionals work in the United States1, and the profession continues to be in demand. As we […] Read more

Goodwill Honors Associates at Annual Awards Ceremony

By Andrina Cason on Apr 24, 2018

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia CEO Charles Layman offered congratulations to nominees and recipients during the organization’s annual awards ceremony on April 19. Goodwill held the ceremony at its three Support Centers and used video conference to include associates from its Richmond, Hampton and […] Read more

Every Day is Earth Day: Tips from Goodwill for Reducing Waste & Reusing Goods

By Andrina Cason on Apr 20, 2018

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia works to steward our environmental resources year-round. As we celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, we want to remind friends of the Earth about the simple steps of environmentally friendly living: recycle, reduce and reuse. Each year, supporters […] Read more

Goodwill Appoints New Board and Advisory Board Members

By Andrina Cason on Apr 16, 2018

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia appointed Dave Modena and Jim Theobald to its Board of Directors and appointed John Ivins to its Advisory Board. Modena is Vice President of Merchandising of firstSTREET, Inc., a Virginia-based, national direct marketing company for innovative senior-friendly products. He […] Read more

Goodwill Aims to Solve Transportation Barrier with Uber Pilot Program

By Andrina Cason on Apr 13, 2018

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia launched a pilot program in partnership with the Chesterfield County Community Services Board, to test point-to-point transportation using the Uber ride-sharing platform as an option for residents to access employment opportunities, job training, healthcare and other basic needs. “Transportation […] Read more

Goodwill Partnership Provides Vocational Services to Northstar Academy Students

By Andrina Cason on

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia recognizes April as Autism Awareness Month as an opportunity to highlight its commitment to helping those living with autism spectrum disorders become successful working members of the community. Since early 2017, Goodwill has partnered with Northstar Academy and its […] Read more

Goodwill and Regency Mall Host Denim Drive

By Andrina Cason on Apr 10, 2018

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia and Regency Mall will host two denim collection weekends for the general public to boost Goodwill’s third annual Denim Drive benefiting Henrico County Public Schools and Goodwill. Henrico County Public Schools have been in friendly competition this spring to […] Read more

Declutter and Donate with Spring Cleaning Tips from Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia

By Andrina Cason on Apr 02, 2018

Did you know? 78 percent of Americans will undertake spring cleaning, spending an average of four days on the process.1 Spring is the perfect time to open your windows, let in the cool air and let go of your old, unwanted items. Goodwill of Central […] Read more

From Local to Global – Goodwill Associate Headed to Belgium

By Andrina Cason on Mar 08, 2018

Keshia Blunt, Goodwill’s lead associate at its Colonial Heights store, wants to help save the world. Ironically, she has never set foot outside the United States. “I’ve always wanted to travel overseas,” said Blunt. “When I was in 11th grade, I read a book about […] Read more

Mom of Four Overcomes Homelessness with Help from Goodwill

By Andrina Cason on Feb 28, 2018

Vivianne Flanighan’s face lights up when she talks about how Goodwill helped her become a success. “When I look back at where I was then, compared to now, I can’t believe I did it,” said the mother of four. Flanighan was unemployed and homeless, staying […] Read more