Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer
Every year, Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services (GIVS) hosts the Goodwill Salute to honor outstanding volunteers in the community. We’re now asking for your nominations for this year’s outstanding volunteers! Click here to see the honorees from 2013. Call for nominations 2014 This year’s deadline for postmarked nominations is April 1. Click here for this year’s […]
26th Annual Goodwill Art Show to be Held at Madison Square Center for the Arts on March 23, 2014
The Awards Ceremony and Reception for the 26th Annual Goodwill Art Show will be held at the Madison Square Center for the Arts, located at 2103 Main Street, Madison, MS on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm. The Goodwill Art Show celebrates the creative flair, diversity and expression of people with disabilities. Those with […]
Goodwill changes lives – and families, too!
The break room at our Crossgates retail store had become a holiday celebration. Soda drinks of every imaginable flavor were next to a full lunch, with more treats than Mrs. Claus could have possibly baked. Twenty-two stockings, each stuffed with gifts and happys, were aligned at the end of the serving table – one for […]
Call for Entries for the 26th Annual Goodwill Art Show
The 26th Annual Goodwill Art Show will showcase the work of artists with disabilities in the Mississippi. The show is sponsored by Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services and Madison Square Center for the Arts. Deadlines: Artwork will be received March 3-4, 8:00am – 6:00pm at Madison Square Center for the Arts (2103 Main Street in Madison). […]
Goodwill and Vocational Rehabilitation
A current employee came to Goodwill as a Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) client. This client with a mental illness disability, trained in merchandise sorting and sub-contract assembly. She was hired by Goodwill and more than 38 years later continues to work at Goodwill and lead a very productive life. A drug and alcohol abuser entered Goodwill […]
Grand Opening of Goodwill Select Store in Crossgates a record opening
The Grand Opening Celebration of the new store in the Crossgates Shopping Center was held Thursday, October 17 through Saturday, October 19. It was a record-setting opening – both in sales and number of customers that visited. The new 14,000 square foot location – the largest of all area Goodwill stores – is a full-service […]
Smart Shopping in Tough Times
National media herald Goodwill as smart shopping in tough times. For more information, read PDF story here.
Stores Scramble to accommodate Budget shoppers
The country’s continued economic doldrums have stores scrambling for the once ignored low-end customer, as people make fewer costly shopping trips to fill their pantries, and increasingly can only afford inexpensive items in small quantities like those sold in dollar stores. For more information, Goodwill Yahoo Article.
Metro Christian Living interviews Gray Wiggers
President of Goodwill Industries of Mississippi, Gray Wiggers, gives Metro Christian Living a brief education on the uniqueness of the organization. For more information, Gray Wiggers Interview with Metro Christian Living Magazine