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Welcome to Goodwill!

Hi there, my name is Chris and I work at a nearby Goodwill store. Goodwill’s mission is so important: I needed someone to give me a chance so that I could get on my feet. Goodwill did that.

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Goodwill Celebrates Grand Opening of Brunswick Store and Donation Center

Officials from Goodwill Industries of Northern New England cut a ribbon just before 9:00am on November 26 inviting shoppers and donors into the new Brunswick store at Cook’s Corner. The new store and donation center is located at 21 Gurnet Road. The 14,500 square foot building features a convenient donation drive up and several environmentally-friendly aspects, including...

Seniors Coats Winter

Donate a coat and keep a Maine senior warm this winter

Coats for Seniors Goodwill Industries of Northern New England, the Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging and L.L. Bean are collecting Coats for Seniors again this year. Each Area Agency on Aging in Maine collects coats at each of its offices. Between November 21-23, coats can also be brought to the L.L. Bean Flagship...

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CA$H Greater Portland volunteers needed

Be a volunteer for CA$H CA$H Greater Portland (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) needs volunteers to help out with the 2014 tax season. CA$H Greater Portland is a partnership of leading community organizations and experts working together to help empower individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability. CA$H offers free tax preparation to qualified...

Recycled Cycles event in Concord, NH

Recycled Cycles donates 35 bikes to kids in Concord, NH

On November 11,  Goodwill NNE’s Recycled Cycles program, in partnership with Ascentria Care Alliance (formerly Lutheran Social Services), donated 35 bicycles to New American youth residing at Morning Star Condominiums in Concord, NH. Recycled Cycles staff presented information to the recipients and parents about bicycle safety and responsible riding.  In addition to donating the bicycles, Recycled Cycles’...

My name is Jan and I work for Goodwill helping people find good jobs with local businesses. I know that finding a job can be stressful - and so can finding the right employees . I’m here to help make that job connection.

Recycled Cycles event in Concord, NH

Recycled Cycles donates 35 bikes to kids in Concord, NH

On November 11,  Goodwill NNE’s Recycled Cycles program, in partnership with Ascentria Care Alliance (formerly Lutheran Social Services), donated 35 bicycles to New American youth residing at Morning Star Condominiums in Concord, NH. Recycled Cycles staff presented information to the recipients and parents about bicycle safety and responsible riding.  In addition to donating the bicycles, Recycled Cycles’...

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Goodwill’s Veterans Fund helps Maine vets get back to work

There are now more than 150,000 men and women residing in the state of Maine who have served their country in the armed services. Each veteran’s needs are complex and it can be difficult for them to connect to the few limited services that are available. With government funding sources dwindling, there is an increased...

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Policy and Practice Concerning Goodwill NNE Wages

We are a proud member of Goodwill Industries International. We make completely localized decisions including the way Goodwill of Northern New England compensates all employees. Since 1996, it has been our policy and practice to always meet or exceed the minimum wage for our nearly 2,000 employees of all abilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont....

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Thanks for attending the 2014 Ghoulwill Ball!

A fun night that helps people find work! Thanks to everyone who turned out for the 2014 Ghoulwill Ball at the Portland Club in Portland, Maine. We raised just over $10,000 to help get people back to work in our communities — people who are struggling to find work. The funds help us continue to remove...

Hi, my name is Sam, and I work in our safety department – and serve on the Sustainability Committee, where I see Goodwill’s values in action every day.

Seniors Coats Winter

Donate a coat and keep a Maine senior warm this winter

Coats for Seniors Goodwill Industries of Northern New England, the Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging and L.L. Bean are collecting Coats for Seniors again this year. Each Area Agency on Aging in Maine collects coats at each of its offices. Between November 21-23, coats can also be brought to the L.L. Bean Flagship...

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CA$H Greater Portland volunteers needed

Be a volunteer for CA$H CA$H Greater Portland (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) needs volunteers to help out with the 2014 tax season. CA$H Greater Portland is a partnership of leading community organizations and experts working together to help empower individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability. CA$H offers free tax preparation to qualified...

Recycled Cycles event in Concord, NH

Recycled Cycles donates 35 bikes to kids in Concord, NH

On November 11,  Goodwill NNE’s Recycled Cycles program, in partnership with Ascentria Care Alliance (formerly Lutheran Social Services), donated 35 bicycles to New American youth residing at Morning Star Condominiums in Concord, NH. Recycled Cycles staff presented information to the recipients and parents about bicycle safety and responsible riding.  In addition to donating the bicycles, Recycled Cycles’...

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Sustainability Photo Contest. What's it to you?

Sustainability.  What’s it to you??!! At Goodwill Industries of Northern New England sustainability is everything. We define sustainability as the deliberate integration of economic, social and environmental considerations as the driver of our business model to ensure long term mission fulfillment.  We’ve even set three sustainability goals to make sure we stay on track.  We...

I’m glad to see you! My name is Lucy and I can tell you that being healthy is about more than watching what you eat. It’s about where you live, how you work and the way you’re part of your community.

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Brain Injury Recovery: An icy fall changed Meredith's life

Everything changed for Meredith Bell in March 2013. She hit her head when she fell in an icy parking lot — causing a traumatic brain injury. Meredith, a client at Goodwill NeuroRehab Services at BaySide in Portland, is working to retrain her brain with occupational, speech and physical therapy. The Portland Press Herald‘s Susan Kimball and videographer Amelia...

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Dynavision is changing lives at Goodwill Neurorehab Services

When Danielle Harlow had a stroke at six years old, doctors thought she might never regain the use of the left side of her body. As a client at Goodwill Neurorehab Services at WestSide in Lewiston, Danielle is using new technology that is helping her retrain her brain. Originally developed to assist professional athletes with cognitive...

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Goodwill LifeWorks Learns The Radio Waves

Last week a group of our Goodwill LifeWorks clients were able to experience what it is like to make a radio advertisement. Mix 107.9, our neighbor in Waterville,  welcomed the group and helped them learn how to record a (faux) holiday greeting! Each participant had their own line, and together they created a wonderful message...

Hey it’s Chris again. Thank you for your generous donations and for being such a loyal Goodwill shopper. I wonder, did you know that there’s so much more behind our stores?

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Goodwill Celebrates Grand Opening of Brunswick Store and Donation Center

Officials from Goodwill Industries of Northern New England cut a ribbon just before 9:00am on November 26 inviting shoppers and donors into the new Brunswick store at Cook’s Corner. The new store and donation center is located at 21 Gurnet Road. The 14,500 square foot building features a convenient donation drive up and several environmentally-friendly aspects, including...

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Brunswick, ME Goodwill Store Construction Photos

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England is opening a new retail store in Brunswick, Maine! The new store and donation center at 21 Gurnet Road is opening Wednesday, November 26! We’ll kick everything off with a ribbon cutting at 9am! Hope to see you there!

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Seabrook, NH Goodwill Store Construction Photos

Construction progress photos of our Seabrook, New Hampshire Goodwill Store. We are expecting to open this location in 2015.

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Hundreds turn out for Grand Opening of Goodwill Retail Store and Donation Center in Somersworth, NH

SOMERSWORTH, NH – Nearly 100 shoppers were waiting in chilly November temperatures for the opening of Goodwill Industries of Northern New England’s newest Retail Store and Donation Center. Goodwill NNE officials marked the opening with a ribbon cutting a few minutes before 9:00am. The new Somersworth store and donation center at 450 High Street is...

Thanks for your interest in advocacy. My name is Gwen, and my job is to be a resource for community and policy leaders who want to know how their decisions affect the people we serve - and our region.

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Policy and Practice Concerning Goodwill NNE Wages

We are a proud member of Goodwill Industries International. We make completely localized decisions including the way Goodwill of Northern New England compensates all employees. Since 1996, it has been our policy and practice to always meet or exceed the minimum wage for our nearly 2,000 employees of all abilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont....

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Help improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities

As a Goodwill NNE supporter, you already help communities thrive locally.  Now you can help communities thrive globally. Through shopping or donating to Goodwill, you help to be sure that people with diverse challenges can achieve personal stability and community engagement. That’s our mission.  Today, you can support that idea around the world. Inspired by the...