Goodwill Industries of Western New York, Inc. - News and Events - News
May 13, 2013
The Buffalo Rotary Foundation has awarded Goodwill a $12,350 grant to purchase a new trailer to augment a fleet of Attended Donation Centers.
May 8, 2013
Student Inventors Shine at the 11th Annual WNY Invention Convention
April 29, 2013
A ceremonial ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration was held at the Batavia store and donation center. Batavia City Manager Jason Molino and Genesee County manager Jay Gsell joined the festivities to officially open the agency's eleventh retail location.
April 29, 2013
Goodwill is proud to be a founding partner of the newly opened Veterans One-stop Center of WNY, Inc. which will provide our veterans with the services they need and deserve in one location. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on April 29th at the center's 1280 Main St. location.
April 29, 2013
Save $5 off on your $15 purchase at our new store in Batavia
April 16, 2013
Beyonce Lends Her Voice FOR GOOD
December 10, 2012
Children from Elmwood Franklin School visited Goodwill and took a tour of the facility.
November 30, 2012
Before you head to the mall in search of just the right gifts, dig out those sweaters you no longer wear or your children’s outgrown clothing and donate them during the new holiday Goodwill Sale.
August 3, 2012
Goodwill is expanding its retail and donation operations and with that comes the need to expand its workforce. Goodwill is hiring multiple, full and part-time positions.
July 18, 2012
The need for blood donations is high and you can help the Red Cross Monday, July 30.
July 2, 2012
Goodwill's North Buffalo retail store was listed 'Best Thrift Store' in Buffalo Spree's Best of Western New York in 2012 issue.
June 27, 2012
Goodwill has partnered with Computers for Children to sell refurbished laptops and desktops to its customers.
May 30, 2012
Through stickers affixed to the outside of more than 1.8 million packages of the new, gray-soled socks, Fruit of the Loom will raise awareness of Goodwill's critical job training and readiness services.
April 25, 2012
Goodwill shoppers and donors can make a difference this May to help those in need of nutritious food by dropping off non-perishable items at Goodwill’s nine retail locations and 15 donation sites throughout Western New York.
April 13, 2012
Goodwill Industries of Western New York is partnering with the Western New York Invention Convention to sponsor a new “Re-Invent” category at this year’s edition of the annual design competition for youth in Grades K-8.
March 23, 2012
Select clothing items will be 50 percent off regular retail price each week.
March 2, 2012
Goodwill and The Bon-Ton Stores want spring shoppers to “wear it forward” during the semi-annual Goodwill Sale, which will take place March 7–22.
February 17, 2012
In October 2011, Goodwill Industries of WNY, Inc. relocated WNY Books to the North Buffalo location, acquiring the space previously occupied by the Technology Training Center.
January 25, 2012
Six months after opening a store in Depew, Goodwill Industries of Western New York, Inc. will open its ninth retail store at 3531 Seneca St., West Seneca on Friday, Feb. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Read more for a store-opening coupon!
January 23, 2012
ElderWood's Crestwood Common residents chose Goodwill Industries of WNY, Inc. as its charity of choice for the month of December.
January 6, 2012
In just a few weeks, Goodwill Industries of WNY, Inc. will open its ninth retail store in Western New York and become a part of the Seneca, Ridge Center plaza in West Seneca.
December 16, 2011
Congratulations to Virginia (15 years) and Paul (25 years) for their many years of service to Goodwill. Virginia currently manages our William Street store. Paul, a Rehabilitation Aide, works with new clients to further develop their job aptitudes.
December 5, 2011
Every day, with your support, your Goodwill Industries of Western New York touches the lives of over 15 unique individuals in the community. That’s why we need your support this holiday season and are asking you to consider your Goodwill when planning your yearend financial donations.
November 28, 2011
The well-known phrase ‘let the buyer beware’ is great advice for consumers, but donors to charitable organizations should heed the same message this holiday season. The end of the year is a busy time for donations of clothing and household items, yet some of the groups accepting donations operate as for-profit companies, with little or none of the proceeds going to legitimate charities.
October 17, 2011
What once was attached to the Delaware Avenue retail location, the Technology Training Center has now relocated to Goodwill's headquarters at 1119 William Street in Buffalo.
September 12, 2011
The Bon-Ton store’s semi-annual Goodwill Sale takes place September 14 – 28, and when you donate your gently used clothing and textiles at any local Bon-Ton store locations you will receive a discount coupon toward new merchandise.
August 29, 2011
As school resumes this Fall, find back-to-school deals throughout our eight Western New York retail locations.
August 17, 2011
We were most appreciative to be a recipient of 16 desktops on Ed Tech Day (August 16) from The Educational Technology Foundation of WNY. The foundation provided the equipment and installed the machines.
August 5, 2011
Goodwill Industries of Western New York, Inc. announced today that it has received a commitment from The John R. Oishei Foundation to continue its support of the Mobile Safety-Net Team, a regional initiative funded by the Foundation that works to improve delivery of basic human needs services in Erie and Niagara counties.
July 25, 2011
For the third year in a row, Goodwill and Family Circle magazine are teaming up for a Back-to-School Clothing Drive at stores and donation centers across the community and the country.
July 6, 2011
Carl Russo hosts a night of cars, bikes and music every Thursday evening throughout the summer at Quaker Steak and Lube at 6727 Transit Road, Depew.
July 1, 2011
Goodwill Industries of Western New York, Inc. opens its eighth retail store at 4779 Transit Road (corner French) today (Friday, July 1). The new Goodwill Depew Store will be open Monday – Friday 9:30 to 7:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
June 21, 2011
Starting June 21st, visit TOPS’ website (www.topsmarkets.com) or TOPS’ Facebook page (www.facebook.com/topsfriendlymarkets) AND vote for Goodwill to receive a new vehicle!
May 17, 2011
Gap and Goodwill Industries of WNY, Inc have announced a partnership encouraging consumers to clean out their closets for a cause. From May 19-29, Gap stores in the United States and Canada will accept clothing donations in support of the Donate Movement,
May 11, 2011
In the past month, three new Tops Donation Centers throughout Western New York have expanded Goodwill’s reach, making it easier and more accessible than ever for Western New Yorkers to donate to Goodwill.
April 29, 2011
Zobar the Zeroid’s visit to Goodwill is short-lived—maybe 8 days if lucky. In that short-span this 1960’s vintage toy robot was busy! Zobar had its picture taken, listed for bid on shopgoodwill.com, sold, covered in bubble wrap, placed in a cardboard box, and finally shipped to its new owner in Illinois.
April 18, 2011
While spring cleaning takes work, it can also provide work for needy people — when you donate these unwanted items to Goodwill Industries of Western New York.
April 11, 2011
Planet Green—the television network devoted to conscious living—is now a partner of the Donate Movement powered by Goodwill®. Planet Green and Goodwill are working together to help raise awareness about the power of donations for your community and the environment.
March 30, 2011
At any job, for any individual, there’s a prevailing feeling one craves: comfort. For one woman who has worked for Goodwill Industries of WNY for a while, comfort is the main reason she never wants to leave.
March 28, 2011
Donate, Shop and Recycle to help Goodwill fulfill its mission to put people to work.
March 23, 2011
shopgoodwill.com is the first Internet auction site created, owned and operated by a nonprofit organization.
March 16, 2011
A note from the President and CEO indicats Goodwill's growth and also thanks members of the community for their generous support.
March 7, 2011
Between March 9th and 23rd, Bon-Ton customers who donate clean, gently used clothing and textiles during the chain’s semi-annual Goodwill® Sale will receive coupons toward the purchase of new merchandise.
February 25, 2011
This Spring, conquer your cluttered drawers by donating to Goodwill and participating in the Donate Movement.
February 23, 2011
One of Goodwill’s more successful stores in its retail arsenal doesn’t have clothes on hangers or wares sitting on shelves. Instead, this store operates within Goodwill’s main sorting area and lists its featured product entirely on the web.
February 18, 2011
At Goodworks, we help businesses handle everything from space and manpower shortages to high-volume rush orders, fluctuating workloads and special projects.
February 7, 2011
Adults with disabilities and other social and economic barriers to meaningful employment can find solid training and job placement opportunities with Goodwill’s employment services.
February 4, 2011
Goodwill Industries of Western New York provides computer training in a training center attached to the Deleware Avenue retail store.
January 12, 2011
An important source for referrals originates at the Veterans Services Office of Erie County, located on the 8th floor of the Rath Building. Offering a variety of assistance opportunities for military vets, the Veterans Services office forwards potential job-seeking veterans to Goodwill.
December 30, 2010
A look at Goodwill through the years.
December 29, 2010
Last week, National Public Radio (NPR) focused on Goodwill stores who are offering hi-tech services and upscale accommodations in order to drive its mission. Goodwill Industries of Western New York has also led this trend....
December 22, 2010
CARF, the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission, for the fifth consecutive time has awarded Goodwill Industries of Western New YOrk its "Hallmark of Quality" three year Certificate of Accreditation.
December 21, 2010
At a job, sometimes individuals don’t get a second chance. But for those who do, it’s an opportunity—an opportunity at redemption