Shop till you drop in Hamden

Shop till you drop in Hamden

Shop until you drop at our new, bigger, brighter Hamden Store and Donation Center! The doors are open at our newest store, and you won’t believe the treasures waiting for you inside. Join us for an unforgettable shopping experience filled with excitement and amazing finds! Our new location at 2175 Dixwell Avenue

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40th Annual Golf Classic

40th Annual Golf Classic

Come out swinging for our 40th Annual Golf Classic! Get ready to hit the links with Goodwill of Southern New England! Join us for a fantastic day of golf at the stunning Farms Country Club in Wallingford. Gather your top foursome or play a round with friends while enjoying cocktails and great

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Spring Cleaning Provides a Fresh Start

Spring Cleaning Provides a Fresh Start

By Matt Paxton and Goodwill. As the weather warms and flowers bloom, thoughts turn to exchanging the drabness and darkness of winter for the bright freshness of spring. The annual ritual of spring cleaning has deep roots associated with various cultures and traditions. Today, the exercise of deep cleaning in springtime is

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Norwich Power of Work Center

Norwich Power of Work Center

Individually Developed Employment Assistance The Norwich, Connecticut Power of Work center provides individuals with the opportunity to learn job-seeking skills, develop their resumes, get job placement assistants, learn job retention skills, and much more. Individuals get matched with an Employment Specialist and are provided with the necessary support(s) to reach their employment

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Edgar James Helms (1863 – 1942)

Edgar James Helms (1863 – 1942)

Edgar is credited as the founder of the movement that would grow into Goodwill Industries® and was admired for his uncommon character and entrepreneurial vision. Helms was born near Malone, NY on January 19, 1863. Early in life, Helms tried his hand at law and newspaper publishing but abandoned these endeavors after

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Supported Employment program

Supported Employment program

Chris Przybylowski has been with Goodwill of Southern New England since 2008. Chris came to Goodwill as a volunteer to assist our receptionist with clerical work and answering the phones. He also volunteered in our Orange store one day a week. His duties included pricing wares and clothing, pairing shoes together, sorting

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Technology Summer Work Program

Technology Summer Work Program

This summer, 21 high school-aged youth from Providence participated in a six-week technology-based summer work opportunity, including intensive workplace readiness training through Goodwill of Southern New England Providence’s campus. For over five decades, Goodwill has provided youth with the unique opportunity to engage in real-life work experience while building their technical proficiency

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Senator Richard Blumenthal visits Goodwill of Southern New England

Senator Richard Blumenthal visits Goodwill of Southern New England

Senator Richard Blumenthal visited Goodwill of Southern New England’s distribution center and Outlet store to celebrate a newly issued grant from the state. The money from the grant will help to fund the expansion of our community re-entry services program. The Senator went on a tour through the distribution center’s operations, getting

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Community Employment Services

Community Employment Services

Elizabeth works two days a week in our Wallingford store sorting donated clothing into bins to be sold or to be recycled. The items in the to-be-sold bins get hung on racks and moved onto the sales floor for customers to purchase. She has been with the Community Employment Services program for

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