Goodwill Initiates Military Appreciation Mondays

Aug 24, 2012, 11:51 ET from Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.

BALTIMORE, Aug. 24, 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, announced today that every Monday will be Military Appreciation Monday in all of their 27 locations throughout Maryland.

Active duty, active reserve, retired military and spouses will receive a 20 percent discount every Monday at all Goodwill of the Chesapeake retail locations with a valid military ID. Restrictions include outlet stores (Belvedere, Linthicum and Kenwood), new goods and mattresses. The military discount cannot be combined with other coupons or offers.

"We are excited to begin offering military discounts at our locations," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "We want to show support for our troops and their families since they sacrifice so much for us."

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, find us on Facebook at or call 410-837-1800.

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 20,000 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." Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. employs more than 650 individuals, operates 27 retail stores, 35 donation centers, 9 career development sites and provides a variety of commercial services at several locations. For more information, visit

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