News & Events - Goodwill Industries of New Jersey and Philadelphia

Spring Cleaning Provides a Fresh Start

By Matt Paxton and Goodwill. As the weather warms and flowers bloom, thoughts turn to exchanging the drabness and darkness of winter for the bright freshness of spring. The annual ritual of spring cleaning has deep roots associated with various cultures and traditions. Today, the exercise of deep cleaning in springtime is practiced by over…

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Why Work At Goodwill?

Ready to join the workforce and have some fun while you’re at it? Well, look no further! Goodwill is on the hunt for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team as a Customer Service Representative, Processer Trainee, Donation Utility Associate Trainer, Barcoder and More. These are not just jobs, but opportunities for our employees…

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Get Organized With Goodwill

January is National Get Organized Month, a time to sort through and declutter your home. Consider donating your unwanted household items and clothing to your local Goodwill.  Revenue from the sale of these items fund job training programs and career services that help local residents with disabilities and disadvantages get to work. Goodwill thanks YOU…

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Thriftmas Shopping Tips at Goodwill NJ

Thrifting has become the “it” of the season especially when it comes to being ethically and environmentally friendly. If you’re looking to shop sustainably and affordably for gifts this year, have no fear! Thrift shopping at Goodwill is a great way to stretch your holiday budget and keep your finances from breaking the bank. Follow…

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5 Trending Pop Culture Thrifted Halloween Costume Ideas

Now that Halloween is creepin’ up, it’s time to put together your costume for the spooky season. Some prefer pre-packaged costumes, but if you’re a sucker for thrifting and DIY costumes, Goodwill is your one-stop shop for all your Halloween needs.  If you’re puzzled on what to be, pop culture trends are one of the…

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Back to school

Ten Steps to Get Organized for Back-To-School Clothes Shopping

By Lorie Morrero We are fast approaching back-to-school time and now is a great time to share how to get ahead of the game with a quick project to ease your way into the shopping season. Soon, back-to-school ads will be promoted everywhere, including your nearest Goodwill, with great deals on clothing and supplies. But…

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Goodwill Spreads to Hamilton Township

Goodwill’s much anticipated Store & Donation Center in Hamilton Township, NJ is now open. It is conveniently located at 1245 State Highway 33 in Hamilton Plaza near ShopRite and Dollar Tree. Its hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 9 am – 7 pm and Sunday 10 am – 6 pm. The site features a…

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Spring cleaning for a cause

Spring Cleaning

As the days grow longer and weather begins to warm, Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia would like to encourage everyone to start thinking about spring cleaning – for a cause! Nationally, Goodwill diverts 4.6 billion pounds of usable goods from landfills every year. When you donate your gently-used items to Goodwill, you…

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Spreading Goodwill To Ukraine

The images out of Ukraine are gut wrenching and have touched hearts all over the world including ours here at Goodwill.  This week we donated a truck load of medical equipment to the United Ukrainian American Relief Commission in Philadelphia (UUARC). While the UUARC has suspended their collection of clothing donations, they are in dire…

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Thanks for the BOOST, Comcast! Goodwill’s Helms Academy located at 222 White Horse Pike in Stratford is now a certified Comcast LIFT ZONE. The site offers high speed Internet to all students enrolled in its basic adult education program and to the community at large.  Local job seekers are encouraged to stop in to take…

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