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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.

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.

Junior Group of Goodwill Collectible Auction

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   The Annual Junior Group of Goodwill Antique and Collectible Auction will be held Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, 2015. The two-day event will once again be held at Stambaugh Auditorium. The Junior Group of Goodwill volunteers have been preparing for months for the auction and are currently accepting donations. The Friday evening gala begins at 6:30 pm and includes a live auction of new items donated by area businesses, silent auction,.

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.