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Goodwill’s E-Recycle Store Offers High Quality Tech – And Career Inspiration

By Andrina Cason on Sep 19, 2017

How many gigabytes of memory are on your laptop? What does RAM mean? If you need the answers to those questions and more, Irvin Ingram’s the man to ask. Ingram has worked at Goodwill’s e-recycle store in Richmond for seven years. But, his pathway to […] Read more

Go Behind The Scenes On The Goodwill Works Tour

By Danielle Cronin on Sep 15, 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 Partners with Henrico County Public Schools To Create Classroom Libraries

By Andrina Cason on Sep 06, 2017

When Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) wanted teachers to create their own classroom libraries for students, Sharlene Abney thought she’d have to dig into her own wallet. “Finding books is not cheap. I would go on Craigslist or go to garage sales,” said the first […] Read more

Petersburg Career Fair Matches Job-Ready Candidates with Area Employers

By Andrina Cason on Aug 30, 2017

Torrential rain did not deter more than 290 people from a job fair at Goodwill’s Petersburg Community Employment Center on Tuesday, August 29. More than a dozen employers answered questions and conducted on-site interviews with job seekers – some even prepared to make immediate job […] Read more

Petersburg Youth Spend Summer Preparing For Their Futures

By Andrina Cason on Aug 24, 2017

“When I first started the job, I wanted to quit. But when it was over, I looked back and said ‘I did that,’” said Edmund Jackson. The Petersburg High School recent graduate spent his final summer before college working outside in 90-degree temperatures, pulling weeds […] Read more

Governor McAuliffe Hosts Re-Entry Resource Fair at Goodwill’s Richmond Support Center

By Andrina Cason on Aug 23, 2017

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia (GCCVA) welcomed Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to its Richmond Support Center on Tuesday, Aug. 22, where he hosted the Governor’s Re-entry Resource Fair. Individuals returning to society after incarceration attended job readiness seminars and met with more than 15 […] Read more

Define Yourself This School Year

By Laura Faison on Aug 04, 2017

Back to school shopping is in full swing, and we couldn’t be more inspired this year!     From denim to desk supplies, furniture to favorite tees – our stores are stocked and ready for filling just about every back to school need. Check out […] Read more

NEW GOODWILL STORE AND DONATION CENTER TO OPEN IN STRAWBRIDGE AREA OF VIRGINIA BEACH ON JULY 13, 2017

By Andrina Cason on Jul 05, 2017

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia (GCCVA) will open a new store and donation center, the Strawbridge Goodwill, at 2093 General Booth Blvd. in Virginia Beach on Thursday, July 13 at 9 a.m. Goodwill will offer giveaways and doors prizes for shoppers at this new […] Read more

NHU YEARGIN JOINS BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF GOODWILL OF CENTRAL AND COASTAL VIRGINIA

By Laura Faison on Jun 13, 2017

June 13, 2017 (Hampton, Va.) – Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia appointed Nhu Yeargin to its board of directors. A long-time resident of the Peninsula community, Yeargin and her husband own and operate YLS, Inc., a Class A commercial landscaping contractor that has served […] Read more

GOODWILL APPOINTS NEW BOARD AND ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS E.V. CLARKE AND RON CAREY

By Laura Faison on

June 13, 2017 (Richmond, Va.) – Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia appointed E.V. Clarke to its board of directors and Ron Carey to its advisory board. Clarke is the Principal of EV3 Solutions LLC., a business advisory firm based in Richmond. Clarke’s career spans […] Read more