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Goodwill Looking for Volunteer Preschool Vision Screeners

  Training, materials and even partners are provided for the volunteer vision screenings. Screening sessions are scheduled according to the screeners availability — mornings or afternoons, Monday through Friday in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties — and last anywhere from one hour to two-and-a-half hours. All scheduling and follow up is handled by the program coordinator. Lazy eye, the common name for amblyopia, is reduced vision in an eye resulting when the pathways of.

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

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.

NOTICE:

The New Castle Store has reopened after closing for a week to restock, refresh and update. Be sure to stop in and see the changes!

Auction Raises over $65,000 for Goodwill

Auction Raises over $65,000 for Goodwill
The Junior Group of Goodwill Auction, held on March 6 and 7, once again surpassed all previous auctions generating over $65,000 to support Goodwill’s job training and employment programs. “The Junior Group volunteers work very hard all year long to make this event such a success. The funds it generates for Goodwill come at a perfect time after a very difficult January and February,” says Mike McBride, executive director of Goodwill. The two-day event was.

Donate to Goodwill When You Spring Clean

Spring is the perfect time to go through items in your home and decide what should stay and what should go. As you de-clutter your home, Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries can put your unwanted items to good use. When you donate your gently used clothing, housewares and electronics, you are helping Goodwill provide job training and employment services to people with disabilities or other barriers to employment in the community. Items that you donate.