Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Continues to Expand in Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, the local non-profit that helps prepare people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives, will be opening a new outlet store on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 in Rosedale, MD.

The new location marks the 9th retail store Goodwill has in Baltimore County, and is the non-profit's third outlet store. Community residents will also be able to donate unwanted clothing and household items at the retail location. Outlet stores offer consumers the chance to purchase items priced per pound, instead of the usual price per item. Items available include shoes, handbags, clothes and more.

The new Rosedale outlet store will create five new jobs in the community. Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake also operates an e-books store where consumers can go online to purchase books. The operations for the Goodwill Good Books store will be moved to the new Rosedale outlet store, creating an additional three jobs.

"We are thrilled to be opening our 28th store," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.  "Our retail stores fund our job training and placement programs and Goodwill donors and shoppers are vital to our mission." 

The new store is located at 6255 Kenwood Avenue, Baltimore MD 21237 and will be open Monday through Thursday from nine a.m. until five p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.

By donating and shopping at Goodwill, consumers help fund job training and placement programs for those with disabilities or other disadvantaging conditions. For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org or find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BmoreGoodwill. E-books can be purchased online at http://stores.ebay.com/Goodwill-Good-Books-Baltimore.

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:

For 93 years, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. has helped others help themselves. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods funds job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Annually, Goodwill provides services to more than 25,000 people in need of assistance because of physical, mental or other social barriers, and places approximately 2,300 in jobs, giving them "Not a charity, but a chance." For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org.

Media Contact:

Jonathan Balog
Director of Marketing
410-837-1800 ext 175
jbalog@goodwillches.org

SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.



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