Goodwill NYNJ Launches New 3-Year Strategic Plan: Double Impact

As part of the nonprofit sector, Goodwill NYNJ has played and will continue to play an integral role in the economic recovery of our region. The Goodwill philosophy of retail thrift stores funding human services for the community is as important today than 106 years ago when Goodwill NYNJ was founded in Brooklyn. As a […]

Goodwill NYNJ Board Chair Henry Gooss retires after 27 years of service

The Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ approved the appointment of Donald G. Huber as new Board Chair and Douglas A. Hand as Vice Chair at the end of the fiscal year last June and they have assumed their responsibilities New York, NY – September 23, 2021 – After 27 […]

Goodwill NYNJ celebrates Direct Support Professionals Week

Goodwill NYNJ marked National Direct Support Professional(DSP) Week September 12-18, 2021 to recognize the dedicated, innovative professionals who every day provide supports to ensure that people with disabilities have every opportunity to live a fulfilling life. At Goodwill NYNJ, DSPs include Job Coaches, Job Developers, Case Managers, and others who drive our mission of empowering […]

Goodwill NYNJ moves HQ to Brooklyn

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ (Goodwill NYNJ) will end an important chapter in its history as the nonprofit organization closes its Astoria headquarters and moves to a new facility in downtown Brooklyn. Effective May 1, 2021, the official address of Goodwill NYNJ will be 25 Elm Place, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201. […]

It’s Good To Be Back!

Starting June 15th 2020, Goodwill NYNJ started our phased reopening of our store fleet. Stores will reopen with enhanced safety guidelines for shoppers, donors and employees including social distancing in stores, required face covering, one way shopping in aisles and contactless donations. Goodwill NYNJ’s stores are here. This week we will open a total of 11 stores in […]

Goodwill store re-opening information

Starting May 19, three New Jersey Goodwill NYNJ stores will open for contactless donation drop-offs Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stores will not be open for shopping. Signage at the locations will indicate how to safely make a contactless donation. The Goodwill NYNJ locations are: East Brunswick Store: 415 Highway 18, 08816 Pequannock Store: 561 […]

Parsons + Goodwill NYNJ: Students Design Sustainable Fashion

For this spring semester, Goodwill NYNJ and The New School’s Parsons School of Fashion collaborated to provide six Bachelor of Fine Arts senior students the opportunity to work directly with our production department to get material to upcycled for use in their thesis collection. The semester-long project culminated with the students showing their designs at […]

Goodwill NYNJ and Arc Herkimer End Partnership in Store Operation

Goodwill NYNJ and Arc Herkimer have ended their partnership in operating the Goodwill-Arc Herkimer store. The Arc Herkimer will take full control of the store’s operations effective February 1. For almost ten years, sales proceeds from the retail location supported the mission of both nonprofit organizations in their efforts to serve the community. Kevin Crosley, […]

Goodwill NYNJ launches Second Retail Career Training Cohort at FIT

On January 16, Goodwill NYNJ launched its second cohort of the Career in Retail Pathway training at the SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology. Sixteen retail employees are participating in the 7-week training, which is free to employees at the FIT campus and is sponsored by Goodwill NYNJ. To join the program, Goodwill NYNJ employees had […]

Goodwill Opens Flagship Store in North Plainfield, NJ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 2017 Goodwill Opens Flagship Store in North Plainfield, NJ Social Enterprise Store Features a Drive-Up Donation Window North Plainfield, NJ (October 27, 2017) – Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today with local elected officials, including North Plainfield Mayor Michael Giordano Jr., to celebrate the […]