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Zombies are Dancing Their Way Through QC Area Goodwill Stores

October 19th, 2017 – Dancing zombies are coming to area Goodwill stores! A group of women called the Monsters of Mayhem will dress in zombie costumes and dance to two classic Halloween songs, Thriller and Monster Mash, at Goodwill stores in Moline and Rock Island on Saturday, October 28th.

Openings Remain in Goodwill’s Upcoming Retail Certification Training Program

October 17th, 2017 — Training spaces remain in Goodwill of Heartland’s upcoming retail certification training session scheduled for November 6th through December 22nd in Marion.

Goodwill Hosts Free Disability Rights Education Forum

September 15, 2017—Goodwill of the Heartland is partnering with Disability Rights Iowa to host a free education forum at the Coralville Public Library on Thursday, September 28th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Disability rights advocate Emmanuel Smith is the featured presenter.

Goodwill®, Younkers Partner to “Donate Stuff-Create Jobs”

Refresh your closet and support a great cause through the fall Younkers Goodwill Sale. Goodwill and Younkers are once again teaming up for this annual sale and donation drive event that kicks off on Wednesday, September 13th.

Get to Goodwill® for Unique Halloween Costumes, Incredible Value

  News Contact: Mindy Kayser Vice President of Marketing (319) 248-4632 (office) (319) 930-0083 (cell) mkayser@goodwillheartland.org   Media Note:  We are happy to do live or recorded in-studio or in-store interviews with people in costume.   September 5th, 2017 —… Read More »

Heartland Goodwill Enterprises Lands $18 Million AbilityOne Vegetable Oil Contract

August 7, 2017 — Heartland Goodwill Enterprises, a separate nonprofit corporation affiliated with Goodwill of the Heartland, was selected to take on a sizable contract to package vegetable oil for the USDA’s international and domestic food aid program. The contract is expected to be around $18 million annually for between 10,000 – 14,000 metric tons of oil packaged in four different container types.

Iowa Shoppers Ready for Tax Free Weekend

July 25th, 2017 — Goodwill reminds back-to-school shoppers heading to the stores for the upcoming tax free holiday, August 4th and 5th, that shopping at area Goodwill locations is always tax free. Since Goodwill of the Heartland is a registered 501(c) 3 not-for-profit charitable organization, customers do not pay sales tax when shopping its Iowa stores.

Goodwill of the Heartland Teams with Medieval Times to Reward Local Supporters

Goodwill of the Heartland is joining forces with Medieval Times to declare Monday, June 19, “Chivalry in Action Day.” From 1 to 3 p.m., the first 25 individuals making a purchase or donation at the Rock Island Goodwill store and donation center, 4664 44th St., will receive two complimentary dinner and tournament tickets to Medieval Times in northwest suburban Chicago. This is the inaugural stop for Medieval Times knights on their multi-city Chivalry in Action Goodwill Tour.

Goodwill® Hosts “The Edgars” Annual Awards Event

May 4th, 2017 – Roll out the red carpet. It’s time for The Edgars! The 2017 Edgars Achievement Awards event takes place Friday evening, May 12th at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. The social hour begins at 5:30 pm followed by the dinner and awards program.

Openings Remain in Goodwill’s Upcoming Retail Certification Training Program

Goodwill launched the certification program last summer to prepare workers for employment in all aspects of retail. The seven-week program is open to the public and no fees are required.

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