As we approach the birthday of Rev. Edgar J. Helms on January 19, we honor him with our appreciation of his altruistic vision. Rev. Helms (1863-1942) is credited with founding the first Goodwill in 1902 located in Boston’s South End. He was enrolled in Boston University Theological School at the time. From that first Goodwill … Continue reading “Who is Edgar?” Celebrating the birthday of Goodwill’s founder, Rev. Edgar J. Helms
‘Tis the season to be grateful, reflect on accomplishments and plan for new opportunities. As 2017 draws to a close, Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA has a lot to be thankful for. Still charting the path that Goodwill founder, Rev. Edgar J. Helms set in place of providing “a hand up, not a hand out”means … Continue reading Goodwill Reflects on 2017 Accomplishments
Have you ever wondered what the colorful hang tags on the merchandise within your local Goodwill store mean? Those color tags are codes to help our employees manage Goodwill’s inventory. The tags are added when a donated item is processed so our employees know how long the item has been available. After three weeks on … Continue reading GOODWILL COLOR TAGS OFFER WEEKLY SAVINGS FOR SHOPPERS!
Goodwill of Middle GA & the CSRA proudly announces our 13th annual Goodwill Gala on November 17th, 2017! Carolyn Crayton is the honorary chair for this year’s event. We are fortunate to have her creativity to help transform Anderson Conference Center to A Journey Through Japan for one incredibly special evening. The event will feature authentic Japanese cuisine prepared by Helms … Continue reading GET EXCITED FOR THE ANNUAL GOODWILL GALA ON NOVEMBER 17, 2017!
Don’t you love decorating for fall? As soon as the temperature drops, we get to bring out the “harvest” decorations that add warmth and coziness to our homes. Goodwill’s large selection of home goods is the perfect place to find the little touches that make the most difference in a room, especially if you’re shopping … Continue reading Make Goodwill Your Go-To Place for Autumn & Holiday Decor
When you think of potential costumes, Pokémon is a popular theme this year. The augmented reality style game, Pokémon Go, took the country by storm in 2016 and continued popularity through 2017. Children, teens and adults have been caught up in the fun! Pokémon Go was a throwback for 90s babies to the original Pokémon game, … Continue reading Halloween Costume Idea- Gotta Catch ‘Em All
Halloween has come alive at your local Goodwill! With creative ideas for costumes and spooky-good prices, Goodwill is your one-stop-shop for unique DIY costumes. “The trend we are seeing for this Halloween is DIY,” said Christine Butler, director of donated goods for Goodwill of Middle Georgia & the CSRA. One of Christine’s favorite parts of … Continue reading Halloween costumes are more fun – and affordable – at Goodwill!
Jun 24, 2016 We love the idea of children being proud of their passions and rocking their personality through their individual style. You’ll see us posting a lot of photos of children’s clothes with #KidsTheseDays, because we want your kids to express their creativity through their clothes! Even if you don’t know how a kid … Continue reading GoodwillWorks for Kids
Jun 24, 2016 Summer break is halfway over and Georgia’s tax-free weekend is approaching (July 30-31, 2016)! There’s no need to fall for glitzy advertising that can persuade you to spend more money than you should. Here are three reasons to look for savings at a local Goodwill store when you head out for Back to … Continue reading GoodwillWorks for Back to School Shopping