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Goodwill NCW receives $10,000 AT&T Foundation grant

ANTIGO — Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin (Goodwill NCW) received a $10,000 grant today from the AT&T Foundation today to support its School-to-Work program during an event at the Goodwill Retail Store and Training Center in Antigo. The $10,000 AT&T Foundation grant will support Goodwill’s School-to-Work program, which provides work and training experience for… [Read More]

Barron County Restorative Justice, Salvation Army partner

MENASHA — Barron County Restorative Justice, a program of Goodwill, and the Salvation Army are announcing a new partnership that will support more people in the Barron County area. Starting Oct. 1, the Salvation Army will be providing Barron County Restorative Justice with a budget of $700 a month to help BCRJ clients with rent,… [Read More]

Goodwill boutique opens at Plover Retail Store and Training Center

MENASHA — Goodwill NCW has opened a boutique within its Plover Retail Store and Training Center at 1017 Commons Circle. Goodwill NCW opened its first boutique at the Rib Mountain Retail Store and Training Center in January 2018 followed by ones at the Darboy Retail Store and Training Center in May 2018, the Neenah Retail… [Read More]

Boutique opens at Eau Claire Retail Store and Training Center

Goodwill NCW has opened a boutique within its Eau Claire Retail Store and Training Center at 3605 Gateway Drive. Goodwill NCW opened its first boutique at the Rib Mountain Retail Store and Training Center in January 2018 followed by ones at the Darboy Retail Store and Training Center in May 2018, the Neenah Retail Store… [Read More]

Goodwill NCW earns three-year CARF accreditation

CARF International announced that Goodwill NCW has been reaccredited for the standard period of three years for its Community Employment Services, Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services, Employee Development Services and Organizational Employment Services programs. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial commitment… [Read More]

Puppet parade a collaboration between Goodwill program, Appleton neighborhoods

A community arts event led by Neighborhood Partners in collaboration with the Historic Central Neighborhood and the Lawrence/City Park Neighborhood of Appleton will bring large, articulated puppets, masks, gowns and carry-along props along with music paraded through residential streets of these two core Appleton neighborhoods. The event takes place noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June… [Read More]

Play ball! Miracle League programs gear up for opening day

Opening day for Goodwill’s three Miracle League programs — Miracle League of the Fox Valley, Miracle League of the Lakeshore and Miracle League of the Chippewa Valley — is fast approaching. Miracle League is a program of Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin that gives children ages 4-19 with intellectual and/or physical disabilities the opportunity… [Read More]

Boutique opens at Neenah Retail Store and Training Center

Goodwill NCW opened its second boutique in the Fox Valley at its Neenah Retail Store and Training Center, 907 S. Green Bay Road. Goodwill NCW opened its first boutique at the Rib Mountain Retail Store and Training Center in January 2018 followed by the one at the Darboy Retail Store and Training Center in May… [Read More]

Goodwill teams up with Girl Scouts for cookie sale

Thin Mint, anyone? It’s Girl Scout cookie time, and local troops will be selling cookies at some of our stores. You can get your cookie fix 4-8 p.m. March 8 and 22 as well as 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 9, 10, 23 and 24 at the Darboy, Neenah, Green Bay West, Waupaca, Rib Mountain, Antigo,… [Read More]

Miracle League of Lakeshore to hold Spring Training Celebration

The Miracle League of the Lakeshore is kicking off the upcoming baseball season with its own spring-training event. The league’s Spring Training Celebration will be held 5-8 p.m. March 9 at Fox Hills Resort, 250 W. Church St., Mishicot. The Miracle League of the Lakeshore is a program of Goodwill NCW and is entering its… [Read More]

Registration underway for Goodwill’s Miracle League programs

Registration is now open to both players and community volunteers for the 2019 Miracle League of the Fox Valley, Miracle League of the Lakeshore and Miracle League of the Chippewa Valley seasons. Goodwill NCW sponsors three Miracle League programs across its 35 counties. Miracle League gives children ages 4-19 with intellectual and/or physical disabilities the… [Read More]

Lawrence University’s director of athletics joins Goodwill board

Christyn Abaray, director of athletics and assistant to the president at Lawrence University, has joined the Goodwill NCW board of directors. Abaray joined Lawrence University as the director of athletics in 2016, leading the athletics department of 21 intercollegiate teams and a group of more than 30 coaches and other personnel. She previously served as… [Read More]

Volunteers sought for VITA tax-preparation program

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program needs volunteers to assist in the free preparation of tax returns for low- to moderate-income taxpayers for the 2018 tax year. Volunteers are asked to serve at least 20 hours between Jan. 30 and April 15 and will receive training in small-group sessions. VITA is seeking greeters, basic… [Read More]

Registration open for Voices of Men’s Call to Action event

Menasha, Wis. — Registration is open for the ninth annual Call to Action event hosted by Fox Valley Voices of Men, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. Registration is $20 per seat for the annual event, with free registration for students and their chaperones. To register online,… [Read More]

Original Halloween Headquarters has everything for season

Since 1971, Goodwill NCW has been serving up deals for Halloween that fright and delight. Whether our costume consultants help you pull together the perfect one-of-a-kind look with our donated treasures or you choose one of our ready-to-wear costumes, Goodwill has everything you need for the season and is the place to be for adding… [Read More]