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
Recession Changes Consumer Habits
Recession Changes Consumer Habits Despite the beginning of recovery, buyers selective, cautious. For more information, Recession changing consumer habits
Goodwill Industries of Mississippi Opens Location on U.S. 51
Goodwill Industries of Mississippi has opened their newest retail store in the 51 Place Shopping Center in Ridgeland. For more information, Goodwill Open on Hwy 51
Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services 2011 Membership Party
Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services 2011 Membership Party Goodwill Industries Volunteer Services 2011 Membership Party celebrating Goodwill volunteers and honoring GIVs past presidents was held February 10 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hampton. Mrs. Hap Barber was chairman and Mrs. Rowan Taylor Jr. served as co-chairman. For more information, Goodwill Volunteer Membership Party 2011
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