Still time for tax-deductible donations to Goodwill

Menasha — With only 10 days left in the calendar and tax year, now is the time to make a financial contribution or a material donation to Goodwill NCW or another nonprofit organization. Making a tax-deductible contribution helps all parties. “End-of-year donations not only help taxpayers create some financial opportunity for themselves when they file… [Read More]

Schonfeld joins Goodwill NCW board

Walter Schonfeld, president of Deluxe-Technicolor Digital Cinema, has joined the Goodwill NCW board of directors. As the leader of the world’s largest theatrical distribution provider, Schonfeld serves the needs of content owners, theaters and exhibitors in more than 100 countries on six continents. Schonfeld, who specializes in business transformation and turnarounds, previously served as president… [Read More]

Disability not a barrier to giving back for Joe Kieffer

For many of us, giving back is an integral part of leading a happy and fulfilling life. Joe Kieffer, a 54-year-old Goodwill program participant, demonstrates this so well! Joe has Fragile X syndrome, a genetic condition that causes intellectual disability and behavioral and learning challenges. Joe is known for his bright smile, contagious laugh and… [Read More]

Goodwill opens second Oshkosh Retail Store and Training Center

Goodwill NCW’s 27th retail store and training center — on Oshkosh’s busy west side — will celebrate its Grand Opening on Thursday, Nov. 10. The Grand Opening event will begin at 9 a.m., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, giveaways to the first 300 customers and a celebration. The first 300 customers at the Nov. 10 Grand… [Read More]

Voices of Men joins Goodwill NCW as 30th program

Voices of Men has become a program of Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin (NCW), marking the organization’s 30th program across its 35-county service region. Voices of Men engages boys and men in work to help end sexual assault and domestic violence in the Fox Valley, aiming to change the perception that domestic violence and… [Read More]

Bon-Ton’s twice-a-year ‘Goodwill® Sale’ helps communities

To save on fall fashion — and support a good cause — customers know that Bon-Ton Stores are the place to shop this season. People who donate clothing, shoes, accessories or other household textiles for Goodwill at any of the Bon-Ton Stores’ 270 locations will receive discount coupons to purchase the newest fall fashions for… [Read More]

Goodwill NCW acquires properties, proposes regional senior center

Menasha — Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin has proposed building a regional community/senior center on its Community Campus at 1800 Appleton Road, to serve the full Fox Cities. Three properties covering approximately 2.2 acres adjacent to the north parking lot on campus are being acquired to accommodate a facility, as part of the organization’s… [Read More]

FISC receives grant for Financial Wellness Center at Oshkosh FVTC

The Basic Needs Giving Partnership and the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation are funding a grant to implement a Financial Wellness Center on the Fox Valley Technical College at the Oshkosh Riverside Campus in fall 2016. The two-year, $96,390 grant will support a FISC counselor on the Riverside Campus to ensure students receive assistance when emergency… [Read More]

Renovations complete at Oshkosh Retail Store and Training Center

Renovations that began in May at the Oshkosh Retail Store and Training Center, 1600 W. 20th Ave., are now complete and bring a fresh look and feel to the shopping experience. They better tie Goodwill’s retail mission to its human services mission. A celebration will be held on Thursday, June 23. Enjoy a cookie and… [Read More]

Youth-led vigil for Orlando victims Tuesday at Goodwill campus

Menasha — A youth-led candlelight vigil in memory of the victims of the weekend’s mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Goodwill Community Campus, 1800 Appleton Road. The vigil — developed in partnership with the coordinators of Tuesday’s vigil at Rascals, an Appleton bar — was suggested by… [Read More]

Goodwill NCW support for the victims of Orlando tragedy

To: Our Communities Re: In the wake of Orlando Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin supports the families of the Orlando, Fla., mass shooting, which ended the lives of 49 victims. We grieve for the victims and their families, and keep them in our thoughts and prayers. We also support those in the LGBT community… [Read More]

Come shop our ‘new’ Green Bay East store

Renovations are complete at the Green Bay East Retail Store and Training Center. Work began in April at the Goodwill store, 1301 S. Brosig St., and a celebration will be held Thursday, May 26. Enjoy a cookie and sign up to win a gift card. The drawing for two $25 gift cards will be held… [Read More]

We’re celebrating shoppers with Customer Appreciation Week

We will be celebrating our first Customer Appreciation Week at all 26 of our retail stores and training centers along with the Outlet Store in Appleton from May 9 to 13. This week gives us the opportunity to thank our customers for shopping, donating and supporting our mission of Elevating People, Transforming Communities. We’re saying… [Read More]

Renovations complete at Green Bay West Goodwill

Renovations that began in March at the Green Bay West Retail Store and Training Center, 1660 W. Mason St., are now complete and bring a fresh look and feel to the shopping experience. They better tie Goodwill’s retail mission to its human services mission. A celebration will be held on Thursday, April 21. Enjoy a… [Read More]

Grand opening of La Crosse Donation Express set for April 14

Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin will open its second Donation Express facility on the state’s west side on Thursday, April 14, at 91 Copeland Ave. in La Crosse. A grand-opening celebration will be held at 9 a.m., with prize giveaways including gift cards to Festival Foods, available to the first 40 donors. “We’re thrilled… [Read More]