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Another Successful Auction for the Junior Group

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  The Junior Group of Goodwill Auction, held on March 4 and 5 generated over $59,000 to support Goodwill’s job training and employment programs. “The Junior Group volunteers work very hard all year long to make this event such asuccess. The funds it generates for Goodwill come at a perfect time after a the slow winter donation period,” says Mike McBride, executive director of Goodwill. The two-day event was presided over by George Roman.

Goodwill Volunteer Spotlight…Dean Ferris

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Forty years of anything is a long time, but forty years of volunteering your time to one organization is not only a long time, it’s quite remarkable. It was the spring of 1976 when Dean Ferris was sitting in a room at a Youngstown Optimist Club meeting listening to a speaker talk to his group about the Youngstown Radio Reading Service (YRRS). The speaker explained how the radio station broadcast information to the blind,.

GOODWILL® ENCOURAGES SPRING CLEANING WITH #CLEANSWEEP CAMPAIGN

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Spring cleaning is a great time to sort out the clutter, but it can also be an overwhelming chore that intimidates us out of even getting started. Goodwill Industries International offers these five expert tips to help you not only start, but also conquer, spring cleaning and develop new habits to keep you organized all year long. Lorie Marrero is a Certified Professional Organizer®, Woman’s Day contributing editor and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.

Junior Group of Goodwill to Hold Annual Gala and Auction

The Annual Junior Group of Goodwill Antique and Collectible Auction will be held Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5. The two-day event will once again be held at Stambaugh Auditorium with George Roman Auctioneers presiding. Proceeds from the twenty-third annual event will benefit Goodwill’s job training and employment services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Mercer and Lawrence Counties. Aim Nationalease, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley,.

Goodwill Accepts Vehicle Donations with New Partnership

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Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to accept donations of cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, campers, recreational vehicles and more. Instead of selling, trading or storing vehicles, you can make a donation and receive a tax deduction. Vehicles for Charity handles all of the paperwork, logistics and details of the vehicle donation process, including free pickup at your house or office. The net funds from the sale of the vehicle are.