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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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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...

Halloween

Goodwill is your Halloween Headquarters!

Find everything you need at your nearest Goodwill store! There’s still time left! Get ready to create the best costume ever! Put together a special costume from donated clothing in our men’s, women’s and children’s departments. Your nearby Goodwill store also has a spooktacular selection of new Halloween accessories. Get what you need to put together the...

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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 scheduled to open in Fall 2014! We’ll add more photos as the construction progresses.

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Somersworth, NH Goodwill Store Construction Photos

There’s a new Goodwill store and donation center coming to Somersworth, New Hampshire! The new location, which is scheduled to open in Fall 2014, is at 450-462 High Street. We’ll post more pictures as construction continues!

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.

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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...

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Got an old bike just sitting around? Recycled Cycles wants to fix it

A Recycled Cycles story in the Concord Insider.

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New Hampshire Workforce partners honored at Goodwill Business Breakfast

Five businesses and organizations were honored on September 30 for their work helping Goodwill NNE’s Workforce Services in New Hampshire. The event at the Kimball Jenkins School of Art in Concord featured awards for The Granite YMCA, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua, Tim Farmer and S&W Sports, the Central New Hampshire Bicycling Coalition and Petco....

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Portland Business Breakfast honors Goodwill Workforce partners

Approximately 60 Goodwill NNE business partners, legislators and friends turned out September 24 to honor three companies that employ Workforce Services clients. Shipyard Brewing Company, Fluid Imaging Technologies and Fiber Materials, Inc./Graftech International received Business Appreciation awards. Goodwill NNE CEO Anna Eleanor Roosevelt and Board of Directors Chair Ned Helms both spoke at the ceremony at...

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.

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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...

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Goodwill NNE receives $6,000 grant from People’s United Community Foundation

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England has received a $6,000 award from People’s United Community Foundation for Goodwill’s Take 2 program, which serves youth in the Lewiston/Auburn, Maine area. “We are pleased to receive the $6,000 grant from People’s United Community Foundation,” said Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Goodwill Industries of Northern...

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NAPO organizes a tour of the Manchester, NH Goodwill store

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England hosted National Association of Professional Organizers Greater Manchester Chapter meeting in our Manchester, New Hampshire store. A group of area professional organizers had a tour of the backroom operations of the store. While Goodwill is one of their first stops for donation drop offs, they learned about the extensive...

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Thanks for donating to Neighbor Helping Neighbor

Thanks to everyone who helped out by donating at NEWS CENTER’s Neighbor Helping Neighbor on Saturday, July 19. Goodwill Industries of Northern New England partnered in the second annual Neighbor Helping Neighbor, an event created by WCSH 6 and WLBZ 2, the NBC affiliates in Portland and Bangor, Maine. Neighbor Helping Neighbor is designed to bring resources...

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?

Halloween

Goodwill is your Halloween Headquarters!

Find everything you need at your nearest Goodwill store! There’s still time left! Get ready to create the best costume ever! Put together a special costume from donated clothing in our men’s, women’s and children’s departments. Your nearby Goodwill store also has a spooktacular selection of new Halloween accessories. Get what you need to put together the...

Brunswick

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 scheduled to open in Fall 2014! We’ll add more photos as the construction progresses.

Somersworth Exterior

Somersworth, NH Goodwill Store Construction Photos

There’s a new Goodwill store and donation center coming to Somersworth, New Hampshire! The new location, which is scheduled to open in Fall 2014, is at 450-462 High Street. We’ll post more pictures as construction continues!

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Hudson, NH Goodwill Store, Buy the Pound Outlet & Recycling Center Construction Photos

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England is opening a new retail store with drive-up donation, Buy the Pound Outlet and recycling center in Hudson, New Hampshire! The new complex at 9 Wason Road is scheduled to open in late 2014! We’ll add more photos as the construction progresses.

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 over 1800 employees of all abilities in Maine, New Hampshire and...

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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...