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Shop “Early and Often” for Back-to-School Savings

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July 30, 2015 (YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) – With some Ohio schools starting back up as early as August, back-to-school shopping is about to kick off. The Youngstown Area Goodwill is reminding parents that it’s never too early to start shopping for back-to-school clothes, as the inventory at its eight local retail locations is ever-changing. “Shop early and shop often,” says its executive director, Mike McBride. “Our merchandise changes very quickly and we put donations out.

Goodwill Receives Grants from the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley

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Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries recently received two grants through the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley. Goodwill was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Kennedy Family Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley. This grant will be used to provide support for the vocation rehabilitation services and programs that are currently not funded or under-funded. The funds will be used to pay wages, benefits, etc. of staff as well.