Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on 9/6 to highlight how its Middletown, NY location brings job opportunities, helps local residents donate and reuse, and opens just in time for the Back to School season becoming the sustainable fashion family destination
Middletown, NY – August 12, 2022 – Goodwill Industries® of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) opened today its new store and donation center in the Dunning Farms Plaza located at 88 Dunning Rd., Middletown, NY 10940. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week.
Goodwill NYNJ will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony with elected officials, local dignitaries, and all members of the community are invited to officially launch this new location on Tuesday, 9/6 at 4:30 p.m. During the Labor Day weekend, to celebrate the official opening of this new location, starting on Saturday, 9/3 and throughout Tuesday, 9/6, Goodwill NYNJ will offer double points to Goodwill NYNJ Reward Card members and the first 500 visitors will get a tote bag giveaway.
The 12,000 sq.-ft. Goodwill Store is the second Goodwill location in Orange County. The nearest Goodwill store in the county is located in the Vails Gate/New Windsor area at 374 Windsor Highway, New Windsor, NY 12553. The Dunning Farms Goodwill NYNJ store and donation center will offer a huge selection of pre-loved women’s, men’s, and kids’ clothing, and household wares, becoming a sustainable shopping destination at affordable prices. The “$2 Tuesdays” Goodwill NYNJ promotion offers different items each week – t-shirts, shorts, pants – at only $2 in all Goodwill NYNJ stores. Learn about promotions and events via social media, Twitter: @GoodwillNYNJ, and Facebook or Instagram: GoodwillNYNJ.
Because Goodwill NYNJ is a nonprofit organization, tax receipts are available for donors upon request. For guidelines on what Goodwill NYNJ does and doesn’t accept, to find the nearest store, to request a tax receipt for your donation, and to learn how your donations impacts lives in your community, please check the Goodwill NYNJ website
In 2021, Goodwill NYNJ stores helped re-purpose more than 40 million pounds of pre-loved clothing and home goods throughout its territory, successfully saving nearly 59k metric tons of CO2 from polluting the atmosphere. Also last year, Goodwill NYNJ provided services for more than 10,000 people, half of them individuals with disabilities.
“The opening of a Goodwill store sparks the local economic activity; it creates new jobs and business opportunities. In the Middletown/ Wallkill area we will expand our Double Impact: by helping the community to reuse and re-purpose pre-loved textiles and goods, and support mission for removing barriers to work for all,” said Katy Gaul-Stigge, Goodwill NYNJ President and CEO. “It is important for a non-profit charity like Goodwill to operate and keep local jobs here in the Orange County region. We are grateful for the warm welcome from our loyal shoppers and donors and look forward to becoming an integral member of the community.”
In addition to treasure hunting at Goodwill stores, customers may shop online from the comfort of their homes at ShopGoodwill.com/NYNJ
About Goodwill NYNJ:
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates retail stores throughout the region powered by donations of clothing and household items. Goodwill NYNJ translates those donations into workforce development services for people with disabilities and those who are unemployed, and job training leading to employment. Annually, Goodwill NYNJ services build better lives for thousands of New York City Metropolitan Area residents and their families. For over 107 years, the agency’s mission has been to empower individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work. Learn more about Goodwill NYNJ at http://www.goodwillnynj.org; follow us on Twitter: @GoodwillNYNJ; and find us on Facebook or Instagram: GoodwillNYNJ.