BALTIMORE, Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, will be opening a new retail store and donation center on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 9 a.m. The new store is located at 1841 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood, MD 21040. It is Goodwill's 29th retail location.
The new store will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Donations are accepted Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
To celebrate the opening, the new Goodwill store will have a ribbon cutting ceremony, a raffle and will feature the everyday great prices and selection customers know. During the Grand Opening Weekend (August 11th through Sunday, August 14th), customers can also enter to win a smart TV or Kindle Fire.
This is Goodwill's 4th retail store in Harford County and the location will create 16 jobs in the community. In addition to shopping for quality items at low prices, area residents will also be able to donate unwanted clothing and household items at the location. Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake now operates 27 retail stores, 2 outlets and 34 Attended Donation Centers.
"Edgewood is the perfect location for a Goodwill store," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "We're very excited to open a new location in Harford County and we know that our shoppers will appreciate fantastic quality at low prices. Our retail stores fund our job training and placement programs to help people find jobs. This is made possible through the support of the community."
By donating and shopping at Goodwill, consumers fund job training and placement programs for those with disabilities or other barriers to employment. For more information, visit goodwillches.org or find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BmoreGoodwill.
About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. provides job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Last year, Goodwill placed 3,263 individuals into jobs. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods helps fund these programs. For more information on Goodwill, please visit goodwillches.org
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