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Goodwill Week 2014 - Wednesday, May 7, 2014

North Louisiana Goodwill Industries to Host
Events During Goodwill Industries Week, May 6th - 10th

Families across North America continue to face tough times as unemployment rates remain at their highest levels in years. At Goodwill Industries, we know that the most effective way to help people is by providing them with the means to earn a paycheck and support their families long-term. Last year, more than 8,600 people benefited from Goodwill job-training programs and career services right here in North Louisiana. We placed over 1,200 people in jobs outside of Goodwill. States David Tinkis, President & CEO of North Louisiana Goodwill Industries: "They couldn't have made it without the support of the thousands of people who donate to Goodwill and shop in our Goodwill stores."  

Goodwill Industries Week is a national event, which takes place the first full week of May. In celebration of Goodwill Industries Week, North Louisiana Goodwill Industries is proud to host a variety of events for the community and our team members. This is our way of saying "thanks" to the community and our team members and to show them all the good that Goodwill does.  

Goodwill Week activities are as follows:  

Monday, May 5th, 2014

  • Store Promotion - Accessories  - 50% Off

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

  • Give for Good Online Fundraising Event - 24 hr. online giving campaign led by the Community Foundation of North Louisiana.  Goal is 5,000 $10.00 donations.  Proceeds will help fund Goodwill's employment and training programs for people with disabilities and other workplace disadvantages.  Online donations to Goodwill Industries can be made at: http://giveforgoodnla.org//#npo/goodwill-industries-of-north-louisiana-inc
  • Store Promotion - Super Senior Day - 50% off for Seniors
  • Donation Promotion - Donate and get 25% off in Stores 5/17/14
  • Workforce Development Open Houses, 4:00 - 6:00 PM at:

    70th Street Job Center, 800 West 70th St., Shreveport

 

    Natchitoches Job Center, 311 South Drive, Natchitoches

 

    Alexandria Job Center, 6500 Coliseum, Ste. 700C, Alexandria

 

    Monroe Job Center, 2808 Evangeline, Monroe. 

 

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

  • Store Promotion - Military Day - 50% Off for Military Personnel

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

  • Store Promotion - 50% off all Tops.
  • Donation Promotion - Donate and get 25% off in Stores 5/17/14
  • Goodwill Annual Awards Luncheon, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, at Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Shreveport, LA

Friday, May 9th, 2014

  • Store Promotion - 50% off all Bottoms.

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

  • Store Promotion - Wear Pink and get 50% Off
  • Donation Promotion - Donate and get 25% off in Stores 5/17/14
Experience Goodwill - 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Community Career Fair and Fellowship in conjunction with Riverpark Church. Job fair with local employers, free food, live music, positive message, meet and greet with the Shreveport Mavericks, bounce house, and community resource tables.

 

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