Goodwill of the Heartland celebrates the opening of its 19th retail location

July 20, 2023 – Goodwill of the Heartland is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated grand opening of its newest thrift store in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. The store, located at 700 N. Grand Ave., officially opens its doors to the public at 9 a.m. on Aug. 4, becoming the organization’s 19th retail location. This marks a significant milestone for Goodwill as it expands its presence into the Mount Pleasant community, bringing with it a wide array of high-quality, affordable items and valuable workforce development opportunities.

The grand opening event promises to be a festive occasion, with a community ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m., followed by a day filled with family-friendly shopping and activities. Shoppers can look forward to special promotions, including giveaways of Goodwill promotional items.

Grand Opening Details:
Friday, Aug. 4 – 9 a.m. | 700 N. Grand Ave.

The Mount Pleasant Goodwill Store offers a treasure trove of gently used clothing, household items, electronics, books, and much more, all at everyday affordable prices. By shopping at Goodwill, community members not only find great bargains but also contribute to a sustainable shopping experience, as the organization is committed to recycling and repurposing goods.

Donations and purchases at the Mount Pleasant store contribute to Goodwill of the Heartland’s mission to help people reach their full potential through education, training and the power of work. In fact, 87 cents of every dollar is reinvested in the communities Goodwill serves through no-cost job training, professional certification, community-based job coaching and more.

“We are delighted to bring a Goodwill Store to the Mount Pleasant community,” said CEO Pat Airy. “Through our thrift store and training programs, we aim to create a positive impact by providing affordable goods, sustainable practices and transformative employment opportunities.”

The grand opening of Goodwill’s Mount Pleasant store is an exciting moment for both the organization and the community. Local residents are invited to join in the celebration and discover the fantastic offerings this new store brings to the area.

For more information about Goodwill of the Heartland and its mission, visit