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The wait is over! New Perrysburg Goodwill is Opening Saturday, June 1st!

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio Opens New Store in Perrysburg, Ohio Goodwill Opens 14th Store Location in Northwest Ohio

Toledo, Ohio – May 31, 2024 – Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio will open the doors to its highly anticipated store, in Perrysburg, Ohio on June 1st at 10:00 am! Located at 10027 Fremont Pike (former Bed, Bath, & Beyond), this store boosts over 22,000 square feet!

“Goodwill has had donation stations throughout Perrysburg for nearly 20 years. We have tried for just as long to find a store location. Now, on June 1st our organization’s dream of having a Perrysburg store will become a reality”, said Amy Wachob, President/CEO.

“This store is like none other of our store locations throughout the region. The modernized, visual presentation will leave shoppers dazzled! The store features a concept store within the traditional Goodwill store, The Corner. This media shopping experience will feature upcycled artwork, vinyl records, books, DVD’s, CD’s, and so much more. Shoppers will be able to check out the graphic mural from local artist Chilly Rodriguez,” said Tim Kralovic, VP, Retail Operations. The donor experience offers an easy, convenient, and quick drive-thru.

The mission of Goodwill takes front and center as when you enter the new store, you are met with a Mission Outreach Corner. Shoppers will be able to learn about the various workforce development programs offered by Goodwill. When you shop at and donate to Goodwill you are helping those in our area who need Goodwill’s mission programs of assisting people link to job opportunities.

Throughout 2023, Goodwill served over 9,000 individuals with job readiness and workforce development programs. To learn more about the positive impact Goodwill has made in Northwest Ohio communities as well as location information, visit www.goodwillnwohio.com.

Goodwill continues partnership with Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio Continues Partnership with Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Girl Scouts to Setup Cookie Booths at Goodwill Locations Throughout Northwest Ohio

Toledo, Ohio – January 11, 2024 – Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio will continue their partnership with Girl Scouts of Western Ohio (GSWO).  

This will be the second, consecutive year that Girl Scouts will setup cookie booths outside all thirteen Goodwill store locations in Northwest Ohio, February 23 – March 17. Sales from the cookies help Girl Scouts and their Troops develop financial literacy skills that will last a lifetime.

“We are thrilled to enhance our partnership with Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. Every April, Girl Scouts across Ohio visit Goodwill stores to earn a special patch for doing a ‘good turn’, by donating to the stores,” said Amy Wachob President/CEO; Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio, Inc. She furthers states, “Having the Scouts fundraise at our store locations by selling their cookies, will teach them workforce skills that they can use later in life. Our customers and Team Members also benefit from the convenience of their delicious selection!”

Throughout 2023, Goodwill served over 8,500 individuals with job readiness and workforce development programs. To learn more about the positive impact Goodwill has made in Northwest Ohio communities as well as location information,  visit www.goodwillnwohio.com.

About Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio

Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio is a non-profit 501©3 organization that has been helping change lives through the power of work since 1933. When you donate to or shop at Goodwill, you are funding education, training and services to prepare people to find better jobs and build careers in diverse companies throughout the communities we serve. Together with the support if our generous community, partners and employees. Goodwill provides employment and related services to thousands of individuals in the region each year. Revenues generated through Goodwill’s network of retail stores, donation stations and commercial contract services help support this mission of service.

Goodwill partners with Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Goodwill Industries of NW Ohio, Inc. partners with Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio Partners with Toledo Lucas County Public Library


Toledo Lucas County Public Library to Offer Early Literacy Courses at Goodwill Stores

Toledo, Ohio – January 8, 2024 – Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) will be offering
early childhood literacy courses for children, parents, and caregivers at Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio’s Greater Toledo stores.
In order to help build early literacy skills, TLCPL’s Ready to Read department will be hosting workshops for families of children from birth through 3rd grade. The first three workshops of 2024 are listed below:

Wednesday, Feb. 7th from 2- 4 p.m. at 3550 Executive Parkway, Toledo

Friday, Feb. 23rd from 2- 4 p.m. at 2021 South Reynolds Road, Toledo

Friday, Mar. 29th from 2- 4 p.m. at 3249 Navarre Avenue, Oregon

“We are thrilled to partner with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library. We know that the
sooner a child gains strong literacy skills, the better they are positioned for success throughout formidable school years and beyond in the workplace,” said Amy Wachob; President/CEO Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Throughout 2023, Goodwill served over 8,500 individuals with job readiness and workforce
development programs. To learn more about the positive impact Goodwill has made in
Northwest Ohio communities, visit www.goodwillnwohio.com.

Goodwill Industries of NW Ohio, Inc. Partners with TARTA

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Bus Passes Now Available for Purchase at Toledo Area Goodwill Store Locations

Toledo, Ohio – January 5, 2024 – Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) customers will be able to add four places to purchase passes at Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio’s Greater Toledo retail locations.  

1-Day and 7-Day passes for fixed-route vehicles will be available for purchase with cash, credit, or debit, at the following Goodwill locations:

3249 Navarre Avenue, Oregon

2600 W. Sylvania Avenue, Toledo

3550 Executive Parkway, Toledo

2021 S. Reynolds Road, Toledo

Each location is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Effective January 7th, the Goodwill location in Oregon on Navarre Ave. will be the site of one of TARTA’s fixed-route stops.

“Reliable transportation is one of the largest barriers to employment. Goodwill is excited to partner with TARTA; it’s a perfect fit for Goodwill’s mission and the individuals we serve” said Amy Wachob, President/CEO Goodwill of Northwest Ohio.

Throughout 2023, Goodwill served over 8,500 individuals with job readiness and workforce development programs. To learn more about the positive impact Goodwill has made in Northwest Ohio communities, visit www.goodwillnwohio.com.

For more information contact:

Tim Kralovic

VP; Retail Operations

Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

tkralovic@goodwillnwohio.org

419-380-7093 (cell)

419-255-0070 ext. 3203 (office)

About Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio

Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio is a non-profit 501©3 organization that has been helping change lives through the power of work since 1933. When you donate to or shop at Goodwill, you are funding education, training and services to prepare people to find better jobs and build careers in diverse companies throughout the communities we serve. Together with the support if our generous community, partners and employees. Goodwill provides employment and related services to thousands of individuals in the region each year. Revenues generated through Goodwill’s network of retail stores, donation stations and commercial contract services help support this mission of service.