New Goodwill Store Opening June 1st!

Here’s something you don’t hear about everyday. A Goodwill Retail Store and Donation Centre will be opening soon in Las Vegas! The Goodwill of Southern Nevada will open a full-scale store at 9385 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, 89147, on the corner of South Fort Apache and West Flamingo.

The new store will open it’s doors to shoppers at 9a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012 after a quick ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate it’s grand opening. The media and public are invited to attend.  This location will offer a drive thru donation center on the south side of the building, and be has been opened since May 19th to collect donations.

CEO of Goodwill of Southern Nevada, Steve Chartrand said “We are thrilled to provide shoppers and donors a Goodwill store location in the Southwest part of the Valley. The opening of this store marks the ninth full-scale Goodwill Retail Store in Southern Nevada and will further our mission of helping put people back to work in our community, no matter their barrier to employment or disability.”

So far, thirty people have been hired to work at the new Goodwill Fort Apache Retail Store. Revenue from the store will be used to fund Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s job placement and training programs. More than 8,000 people were provided with services last year, and Goodwill of Southern Nevada helped 1,255 local individuals find employment as well, all from the sale of gently used clothing.

Swing by and donate, or come check out the store when it opens!

 

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