This October, Support Victims of Hurricane Irma through the Goodwill Round Up!
For the month of October, 100% of the proceeds received through the Goodwill Round Up will go to help Goodwill employees and victims affected by Hurricane Irma in Florida. So when you check out, round up! When you check out at our retail stores, your cashier will offer to round your total purchase up to […]
Congralutations, 60th Anniversary Salute Honorees!
Congratulations to our 60th Anniversary Salute Dinner honorees! These honorees have all given generously of their time, energy, and talents to those in their community most in need. It is their shining example that we not only recognize and celebrate but strive to emulate. Thank you for all that you do! Michael T. Dawkins Jerry […]
Employee Night with the Braves
During our 60th Anniversary celebration, Goodwill of Mississippi held an employee night with the Mississippi Braves at Trustmark Park. It was thrilling to watch as Goodwilly threw the first pitch! Pictured are Goodwilly (Ben), Willie, and Mississippi Braves mascot, Trusty. We’re grateful for opportunities like this and time we can spend having fun as a Goodwill […]
Customers and Employees Celebrate Goodwill of Mississippi 60th Birthday
On Thursday, July 13, each Goodwill of Mississippi store celebrated our 60th birthday! With cake, candy, and other refreshments along with special 60% OFF sales at each location, there was plenty of fun to be had by employees and customers alike. We are so grateful to be a part of so many wonderful communities all […]
Goodwill of Mississippi Celebrates its 60th Birthday!
Goodwill of Mississippi celebrates its 60th year of serving Mississippi by assisting those with disabilities and other barriers to employment gain meaningful jobs. The organization was founded on July 13, 1957 in Jackson, MS. The first retail store was opened in downtown Jackson at 113 South State Street. The celebration will include: Each Goodwill Select […]
A Historic Year for the Goodwill Salute Dinner
2017 marks a historic 60 years of serving Mississippi! Through the years, Goodwill has remained steadfast in our mission to help people with disabilities and other barriers to employment gain meaningful employment and improve their lives. You have all made that mission possible through shopping, donating, and volunteering! You can help ensure that our mission […]
MDRS Appreciation Luncheon
Goodwill of Mississippi and Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services have formed a long partnership that has changed the lives of numerous people with disabilities over the past 60 years! Through training, evaluation, work experience and job placement, Goodwill has provided Vocational Rehabilitation clients long-term independence as a contributing member of the community. MDRS staff and […]
From the Chairman of the Board — Great Deals for a Good Cause
Our very own chairman of the board of directors, John Sewell, recently wrote a column about Goodwill Industries of Mississippi featured in The Northside Sun. John is director of communications and marketing at Millsaps College and we are so blessed to have him as part of our leadership! As John writes, your support truly […]
29th Annual Goodwill Art Show Award Winners
Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services and the Jackson Prep Global Leadership Institute recently held its 29th Annual Art Show & Reception at Jackson Prep. Jackson Prep student coordinators were Maclain and Sara Michael Kennedy and Adam Malone and Madeline Porter provided entertainment. More than 100 art selections were exhibited from visual artists with disabilities in Mississippi. […]