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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 locations in Maine, NH closed Tuesday because of winter storm

In light of the predicted severity of the snowstorm starting Monday evening, all Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will be CLOSED on Tuesday, with the exception of our residential programs. Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday. Because Vermont is on the outer fringe of this storm,...

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CA$H Greater Portland ASL Tax Day to be piloted to 8-10 U.S. cities

While there are more than 12,000 locations across the country providing free tax preparation assistance, few programs have American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters available for deaf people who use ASL to communicate. For the last five years, CA$H Greater Portland and the Maine Center on Deafness have partnered for an annual ASL Tax Day. Greater...

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Goodwill -- Collaborating on work that works for you

Kelly Osborn, Executive Director of Workforce Services, shared this story about why collaboration is so important at Goodwill. Back in August, Terry Roy, Coordinator of Education and Outreach at Goodwill NeuroRehab Services, shared with me that she had met a man, Steve, at a worker’s compensation conference.  Steve told Terry that his 21-year-old son, Joey,...

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Getting lives on track after the unthinkable happens

A traumatic brain injury can happen in an instant. A slip… a fall… a car accident… a sports injury…. Brain trauma can affect anyone at any time. Goodwill NeuroRehabilitation Services offers the most comprehensive neurological assistance program in Maine. After the physical scars heal, we specialize in the treatment of individuals who have a neurological...

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.

Maine Mall Snow

Goodwill locations in Maine, NH closed Tuesday because of winter storm

In light of the predicted severity of the snowstorm starting Monday evening, all Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will be CLOSED on Tuesday, with the exception of our residential programs. Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday. Because Vermont is on the outer fringe of this storm,...

Steve Joey Store

Goodwill -- Collaborating on work that works for you

Kelly Osborn, Executive Director of Workforce Services, shared this story about why collaboration is so important at Goodwill. Back in August, Terry Roy, Coordinator of Education and Outreach at Goodwill NeuroRehab Services, shared with me that she had met a man, Steve, at a worker’s compensation conference.  Steve told Terry that his 21-year-old son, Joey,...

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Goodwill NNE CEO Anna Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at Greater Portland Chamber's Eggs & Issues

Goodwill NNE President and CEO Anna Eleanor Roosevelt spoke of the Dignity in Work at the December 3, 2014 Eggs & Issues at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland, Maine. She addressed the dignity work brings – and why employers need to ensure that people who desire to work, can work. She spoke about Goodwill’s...

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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’...

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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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...

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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...

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.

Maine Mall Snow

Goodwill locations in Maine, NH closed Tuesday because of winter storm

In light of the predicted severity of the snowstorm starting Monday evening, all Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will be CLOSED on Tuesday, with the exception of our residential programs. Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday. Because Vermont is on the outer fringe of this storm,...

Steve Joey Store

Goodwill -- Collaborating on work that works for you

Kelly Osborn, Executive Director of Workforce Services, shared this story about why collaboration is so important at Goodwill. Back in August, Terry Roy, Coordinator of Education and Outreach at Goodwill NeuroRehab Services, shared with me that she had met a man, Steve, at a worker’s compensation conference.  Steve told Terry that his 21-year-old son, Joey,...

brain band aid

Traumatic Brain Injury: Getting lives on track after the unthinkable happens

A traumatic brain injury can happen in an instant. A slip… a fall… a car accident… a sports injury…. Brain trauma can affect anyone at any time. Goodwill NeuroRehabilitation Services offers the most comprehensive neurological assistance program in Maine. After the physical scars heal, we specialize in the treatment of individuals who have a neurological...

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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...

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?

Maine Mall Snow

Goodwill locations in Maine, NH closed Tuesday because of winter storm

In light of the predicted severity of the snowstorm starting Monday evening, all Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will be CLOSED on Tuesday, with the exception of our residential programs. Goodwill locations in Maine and New Hampshire will reopen at 10:00am on Wednesday. Because Vermont is on the outer fringe of this storm,...

Hudson, NH

Goodwill marks Grand Opening of Hudson, NH Retail Store and Buy the Pound Outlet

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England opened its new Hudson store, Buy the Pound Outlet and Donation Center on Wednesday, December 17. Scores of people were waiting in line when the ribbon was cut just before 9:00am. The new Hudson Retail Store, Buy the Pound Outlet and Donation Center is located at 9 Wason Road –...

Steve Joey Store

Goodwill -- Collaborating on work that works for you

Kelly Osborn, Executive Director of Workforce Services, shared this story about why collaboration is so important at Goodwill. Back in August, Terry Roy, Coordinator of Education and Outreach at Goodwill NeuroRehab Services, shared with me that she had met a man, Steve, at a worker’s compensation conference.  Steve told Terry that his 21-year-old son, Joey,...

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

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England is opening a new retail store with drive-up donation and Buy the Pound Outlet in Hudson, New Hampshire! The new complex at 9 Wason Road is scheduled to open Wednesday, December 17! 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 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...