Goodwill Hosts Donation Drive at Portland Sea Dogs
Fans encouraged to bring donations to June 28 Game
Portland – Goodwill is hosting its third annual Goodwill Night at the Portland Sea Dogs on Thursday, June 28. Fans are encouraged to bring donations for Goodwill. The game against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Manchester) starts at 7 pm. Puffy G, Goodwill’s mascot, will throw out the first pitch.
For a list of acceptable donations, please visit Goodwill’s website. Donations to Goodwill are sold in stores throughout Maine. Revenue from store sales supports Goodwill’s programs throughout the state that help people get back to work and strengthen local communities.
Goodwill Industries of Northern New England has a 10-year goal of being instrumental in moving 10,000 households out of poverty in our territory of Maine, New Hampshire and northern Vermont.
We not only create training opportunities and jobs within Goodwill, our Workforce Services helps local businesses build their own workforce. As an employer of nearly 2,000 people and a social service provider, we have a unique perspective that can help other employers find and keep reliable employees.
Goodwill Neurorehabilitation Services in Portland, Maine and Lewiston, Maine offers comprehensive brain injury services and treatment options for people with acquired brain injuries. At Goodwill Neurorehabilitation Services, comprehensive, community-based therapies are provided to assist individuals with cognitive, emotional and physical needs – so lives can get back on track after a brain injury.
Recycled Cycles, a Goodwill NNE service in New Hampshire, is a partnership with the Central New Hampshire Bicycling Coalition to create job training opportunities repairing and maintaining bicycles. Program participants also benefit through individualized training and mentoring. Recycled Cycles is focused on increasing community awareness about the health, environmental and cost benefits to transportational cycling.
Goodwill Industries of Northern New England operates 23 residential homes across Maine for people with diverse challenges – acquired brain injury, intellectual disability or other barrier to independence that requires continuous support from Goodwill staff.
Our services are funded by revenue from retail and recycling operations, grants, fees, and philanthropic gifts. Please visit www.goodwillnne.org for more information.
Updated 11 months ago by Kimberly Curry