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Menasha store offers 50 percent off merchandise next week

Menasha — All merchandise at Goodwill NCW’s Menasha Retail Store and Training Center will be offered at 50 percent off the ticketed price during the week of April 6-11, in preparation for the store’s remodeling. On April 17, the Menasha store will be closed for 90 days for remodeling, as the organization takes advantage of… [Read More]

Miracle League registration extended to April 10

Menasha — Registration deadline has been extended until Friday, April 10 by the Miracle League baseball programs in the Fox Valley and on the Lakeshore, to allow more disabled youths the thrill of playing on a field of their dreams. The leagues, both programs of Goodwill NCW, give disabled young people (ages 4-19) the chance… [Read More]

Goodwill honored as Disability Nonprofit Brand of the Year

Menasha — Goodwill has been honored as the Disability Nonprofit Brand of the Year as part of the 2015 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study, a recently released annual brand equity study. The study ranked consumer awareness and perception of charitable nonprofit brands based on three factors — familiarity, quality and purchase consideration — that result in… [Read More]

Goodwill’s Menasha store to close, remodel during road work

Menasha — Goodwill NCW will close its Retail Store and Training Center at 1800 Appleton Road, Menasha, for 90 days during the road construction that will close or restrict traffic in front of the facility. To build roundabouts on both sides of the State 441/Appleton Road exchange, traffic on Appleton Road will be hampered for… [Read More]

Donation Express outlets make donation easier, accessible

Little Chute — The first week of operation at Goodwill NCW’s eighth Donation Express facility in the Fox River corridor has been nothing short of a success. The new facility — adjacent to Larry’s Piggly Wiggly, 1921 E. Main Street — opened on Thursday, March 12, and accepts donations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m…. [Read More]

Goodwill NCW open Donation Express in Little Chute

Little Chute — The eighth Donation Express facility in Goodwill NCW’s Fox River corridor will open to the public at 9 a.m., Thursday, March 12, at 1921 E. Main Street. The new facility is adjacent to Larry’s Piggly Wiggly, and will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day. The first 40 donors… [Read More]

Outagamie County, Goodwill NCW launch recycling partnership

February 24, 2015 Menasha, Wisc. — Goodwill NCW is joining forces with Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste in an effort to broaden recycling, save landfill space and funnel clothing where it’s needed in local communities.   Beginning today, customers at Outagamie County’s drop-off site will be directed to route textiles and linens to dedicated… [Read More]

Goodwill NCW sponsors TRIUMPH Mile at Bellin Run

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Menasha — A partnership that makes a world of sense — and will make a world of difference to participants, volunteers and partners — is the new collaboration between Goodwill NCW and myTEAM TRIUMPH Wisconsin Chapter. Goodwill NCW, a not-for-profit human services organization based in Menasha, will be the presenting sponsor for… [Read More]

Keep the spirit of #GivingTuesday alive

Menasha — While the actual day of #GivingTuesday has passed, the season of giving has not. Financial donations can still be accepted for 2014 by Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. Coinciding with Thanksgiving and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday inspired people to take action to improve their local communities, give back… [Read More]

Pete Helein joins Goodwill NCW team

Former Appleton police chief joining Goodwill NCW team Menasha — Pete Helein, former Appleton, Wis., chief of police, will begin his new career at Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. Helein, 55, will join Goodwill NCW on Jan. 5, 2015, in a two-pronged position: Overseeing the organization’s Circles of Care program; and building and overseeing… [Read More]

Giving Tuesday

Make a difference with “Giving Tuesday” Menasha — Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin has joined #GivingTuesday, a first-of-its-kind effort to harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners — charities, families, businesses and individuals — to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Coinciding with Thanksgiving… [Read More]

Jacob Herda makes a Miracle League difference

Lakeshore teen earns Youth in Philanthropy award, but work remains Sometimes, really good things happen to really good people. Jacob Herda, 15, is one of those really good people. Receiving the Youth in Philanthropy Award at last Friday’s National Philanthropy Day northeast Wisconsin awards luncheon in Green Bay, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals,… [Read More]

LGBT Partnership to continue its work

Menasha — Goodwill NCW will close its Harmony Café coffee houses in Appleton and Green Bay, probably by year’s end, the organization announced today. The organization’s LGBT services, a Goodwill NCW program operated under the Harmony Café banner, will continue, based at the organization’s Menasha campus, 1800 Appleton Road. The LGBT program has served hundreds… [Read More]

November 2014 Achiever of the Month: Marsha Schwoerer

Harley Orr is a valuable asset to the Goodwill Team and is being awarded the Outstanding Achiever of the Month Award for October 2014. Harley has worked at two different locations with two different partnering agencies during his more than 10 year total training time at Goodwill. Discover the impact Harvey is making!

3rd Annual Compassionate Fox Cities Symposium

This year the Compassionate Fox Cities Symposium theme is “Food for the Heart of Community.”  It’s about what we consume in media, in human interactions, in our culture and in food. For us, a steady diet of compassion in our community supports the heart of community for a strong culture and a culture on which… [Read More]