News & Events

Turn Dreams into Reality! 8 Steps to Dressing as Your Favorite Disney Character on a Shoestring Budget

There are many reasons to shop at your neighborhood Goodwill store - saving money, being a thrift store enthusiast, helping out the less fortunate, or reusing and repurposing items to save valuable resources. For my family, we shop at Goodwill for Disney merchandise. We love visiting Walt Disney World, but in order for us to go as often as we do, I need to save money on every day items. This means that Goodwill.

Customer Service Starts With A Smile

Goodwill employee once down on his luck uplifts customers with positive spirit. First impressions are everything, and the first time you meet Rodney Shelton, you’re overcome with joy, happiness and a newfound appreciation for life. For customers who shop at the Goodwill Austintown store, no trip would be complete without stopping to talk with Shelton, the fun-loving janitor who greets each and every individual with a smile and friendly hello. His journey has been.

Hi, I’m Your New Goodwill

Do not be confused by the word, “new.” The truth is, Goodwill has been operating as a nonprofit in the Youngstown area for 125 years, serving the needs of the community since 1893. What’s “new” in 2018 is our look and feel, and a renewed commitment and excitement to continue to meet the needs of the community for another 125 years! We’re launching a campaign to tell people who may or may not know.

Goodwill Opens New Canfield Donation Center

Canfield, Ohio (April 6, 2017) – Goodwill Industries is celebrating 125 years in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys with the grand opening of its new donation center in Canfield. Located at 580 West Main Street, people can drop off donations Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 7pm and on Sundays, 12pm to 5pm. “Donations are the lifeblood of our organization and we are excited to open this new donation center to continue to expand.

Employee Spotlight…Otho Braziel

Think about all of the things you saw today or any day. Think of the faces, the images, the colors, all of it. Imagine if you were never able to see those things or anything new again. Imagine if you were no longer a ble to perform the job you had held and enjoyed for the last 14 years. When you lose your vision and everything changes for you, where do you go from there?.