Second Goodwill Location Now Open in Stamford
Friday, June 2, 2017
Goodwill Opens Store, Donation Station, Career Center in Shelton
New location fosters Goodwill mission of providing employment and support services to people with disabilities and other challenges
SHELTON, CT (June 2, 2017) – Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut announced today that it will open a new 17,000-square-foot store and donation station on Friday, June 2 at 397 Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton, Connecticut. With more than 40 employees from the surrounding community, the new Goodwill store in Shelton will also house a state-of-the-art Career Center. The Career Center will help local residents boost their chances of finding and landing a job through assistance in resume writing, job interview practice and access to job leads. In addition, the new Shelton Goodwill Store will offer more than 8,100 square-feet of retail space providing customers greater variety than the average department store with thousands of one-of-a-kind finds including apparel for the family, home décor, electronics, furniture and more. And customers will appreciate Shelton’s covered drive-thru donation station, which makes donating hassle-free with attendants on hand to help unload donations from vehicles and provide donors with a tax receipt for their contribution.
Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut is a non-profit organization that provides employment and support services to people with disabilities and other challenges. The company uses the revenue from store sales to help fund job training programs and community-based services.
When customers shop at Goodwill, they’re not the only one who gets a great deal. Last year, sales from Goodwill stores in western and northern Connecticut helped to fund employment training, job placement services, youth mentoring and more to more than 25,000 people.