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Mother’s Day Giveaway

By Megan Wilson on May 09, 2017

Public Service Announcement: Mother’s Day is May 14! Are you ready? Goodwill celebrates families every day. Job training helps families discover stability and purpose, our stores help moms find affordable fashion for the whole family, and our volunteers grow closer to their families in service […] Read more


By Laura Faison on May 02, 2017

New Site Replaces Donation Trailer Formerly Stationed at the Westpark Martin’s Richmond, Va. (May 1, 2017)–Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia (GCCVA) today opened a donation site at 9065 W. Broad St. in Henrico, just east of Tuckernuck Drive. Goodwill converted a former Burger King […] Read more

Five Spring Decor Ideas for your Goodwill Finds

By Megan Wilson on Apr 28, 2017

Have you been opening up the garage, the attic, and cleaning out the mud room? We have been, too! Now is the perfect time to make donations to your local Goodwill for those items that no longer serve you and your home. If you’re looking […] Read more

Go Behind The Scenes On The Goodwill Works Tour

By Danielle Cronin on Apr 10, 2017

See how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact throughout central and Coastal Virginia on the Goodwill Works Tour! Learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping more than 37 million pounds from entering […] Read more

Goodwill Opens Community Employment Center to Serve Thousands of Job-Seekers in Hampton Roads

By Danielle Cronin on Apr 03, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Goodwill Opens Community Employment Center to Serve Thousands of Job-Seekers in Hampton Roads Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade to Speak at April 6 Event Hampton, Va. (March 31,2017)—Hampton Roads job seekers who face challenges to securing employment now have a valuable […] Read more


By Laura Faison on Mar 03, 2017

New Store Also Serves as Training Site for 40 Individuals with Disabilities Each Year  Portsmouth, Va. (March 3, 2017)–Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia (GCCVA) will offer a new and improved experience for shoppers and donors as it closes its store at 3110 High St. […] Read more

Two New Stores Open in Virginia This Month!

By Megan Wilson on Feb 13, 2017

Two New Locations to Shop for Your Favorite Goodwill items Store Manager Tammy McCain and Assistant Store Manager Kim Pearson have been hard at work bringing Central Virginia’s 17th Goodwill store to life. “Everything you see here in the store,” Tammy said, “We built it.” Tammy […] Read more

Upcoming Job Fairs and Employer Events

By Laura Faison on

Click here for a listing of all CEC locations and events for the week of January 31st. Below is a listing of events taking place at the Richmond Community Employment Center located at 6301 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond VA 23225. Tuesday, February 14th  Good Choice Workshop – […] Read more

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia Raises $2.4 Million to Expand Capacity to Serve More Job-Seekers

By Danielle Cronin on Feb 02, 2017

Fundraising Campaign Enters Final Phase to Meet $3.5 Million Goal Richmond, Va. (Feb. 2, 2017)—Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia (GCCVA) raised two-thirds of its goal in a campaign to expand capacity to serve more individuals who face challenges to securing employment. The campaign now […] Read more

Mission Hits Close to Home for Volunteer of 30 Years

By Danielle Cronin on

Board member Charles Link reflects on service, growth and personal impact When Charles Link joined Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia’s (GCCVA) Board of Directors in 1987, he never imagined it was the beginning of a 30-year commitment. “My boss served on Goodwill’s Board and […] Read more