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Goodwill Opens Attended Donation Center in Virginia Beach

By Laura Faison on Feb 09, 2015

Virginia Beach, VA – Goodwill’s newest attended donation center is now open for residents to easily donate items they no longer want or need this holiday season.

The donation [drop-off] center is conveniently located next to Walmart’s Neighborhood Market off Kempsville Road and Centerville Turnpike (1830 Kempsville Crossing) and is open 7 days a week. Like all of Goodwill’s locations, donors can expect friendly staff on hand to help them unload their vehicles and provide them with a tax-deductible receipt during the busy year-end season.

All of Goodwill’s 16 stores and 5 donation centers in Hampton Roads accept clothing, shoes, toys, books, housewares, furniture, electronics, and computer equipment. And, all Goodwill’s are ready to help residents meet the December 31st tax deadline. Residents can visit goodwillvirginia.org for a complete list of what to donate, the location nearest them and up-to-date operating hours.

Donations given to Goodwill are sold in its area retail stores. The non-profit relies on the sales of gently used items to fund its 20+ job skills training and career development programs to help individuals with various obstacles to employment gain and maintain work. Goodwill also operates a Community Employment Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth where 200+ job seekers access Goodwill’s services every month.

About Goodwill: Goodwill is a business and a non-profit that operates 31 retail stores in its territory spanning 39 counties in Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. Goodwill’s business of selling gently-used items generates revenues to fund its mission of providing job training and career development services to individuals with obstacles to employment. Each month Goodwill’s community-based programs help hundreds of local individuals thanks to the support of its shoppers and donors. To learn more visit www.goodwillvirginia.org.

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