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GOODWILL TO OPEN NEW STORE AND DONATION CENTER IN PORTSMOUTH MARCH 9, 2017, REPLACING CURRENT PORTSMOUTH STORE

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

Laburnum Station Retail Store and Donation Center Opening February 16th

By Laura Faison on Jan 30, 2017

NEW GOODWILL STORE AND DONATION CENTER TO OPEN IN EASTERN HENRICO COUNTY FEBRUARY 16, 2017 Store Constructed to “Made in America” Federal Standards  Richmond, Va. (January 30, 2017)–Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia (GCCVA) will open a new store and donation center, the Laburnum Station Goodwill, […] Read more

AARP Tax Aide Services Coming to Central Virginia CEC Locations

By Laura Faison on Jan 24, 2017

Goodwill is proud to partner with the AARP Tax Aide Foundation once again to bring free tax prep services to individuals in central Virginia.  The following Goodwill Community Employment Centers will serve as AARP Tax Aide locations. New and returning customers must have a Photo ID […] Read more

Go Behind The Scenes On The Goodwill Works Tour

By Danielle Cronin on Jan 17, 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

Wise Donors Ignore Fake News and Choose Goodwill

By Laura Faison on Jan 16, 2017

“Think before you donate,” and we think you’ll donate to Goodwill Individuals in our community occasionally receive an old email or social media post titled “Think Before You Donate” that contains false information about a number of nonprofits, including Goodwill. We want you to donate […] Read more

Virginia Aquarium E-cycling Event Scheduled for January 28th

By Laura Faison on Jan 13, 2017

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, in partnership with Goodwill Industries, the City of Virginia Beach Public Works and TFC Recycling, will offer its semi-annual E-cycling event Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Virginia Aquarium East Parking Lot. There is no […] Read more