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Goodwill hires vice president of retail

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries has hired Dave Robison as vice president of retail and operations. Robison has more than 8 years of experience with Goodwill, having previously worked for organizations in Kennewick, Washington, and Eugene, Oregon. His first job with Goodwill was teaching job skills to adults with disabilities in a retail training center. That […]

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Back to School fashion featured

KOBI 5 reporters Taelor Rian and Allison Ross hosted Julie Fletcher in studio with three teenage models to talk about back-to-school shopping during the morning show on Thursday, Aug. 17. They showcased on-trend denim Theresa Von Haden, a retail production associate at our White City store, arranged for her daughter and friends, all students at […]

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Gearing up for Country Crossings

Newswatch 12 reporter Cassandra Mlynarek visited the Southern Oregon Goodwill store in Central Point on Thursday, July 27, to learn about how the store was ready to help people prepare for Country Crossings, the big country music festival at The Expo. She returned to do series of live broadcasts during the morning show on Friday, […]

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Jackson County celebrates success

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries wrapped up a series of celebrations honoring the achievements of clients, employees and partners with a Stories Behind the Store Celebration for Jackson County on July 20 at the Rogue Valley Country Club. The Story of the Year was Hayley Taylor, who came to Goodwill to earn her GED and get […]

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News coverage of Grants Pass store move

Lisa Whiting, business reporter at The Daily Courier, wrote about Goodwill’s impending move and grand opening festivities in her Sunday Business Buzz column Click here to read the story as it appeared on the business page May 21. Store Manager Maria Wicker and Marketing and Community Relations Director Julie Fletcher did an interview in the […]

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Celebrating Klamath County achievements

Southern Oregon Goodwill hosted its Stories Behind the Store Celebration for Klamath County, the third in a series of five events set across its territory this year, on May 11 Running Y Resort. The Story of the Year was Jonathon Carle, the first student to earn his GED through the Klamath Center for Education and […]

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Grand opening set in Grants Pass

Grants Pass, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill is relocating its Grants Pass thrift store and donation site to 346 NE Beacon Drive. The store’s grand opening is set for Thursday, May 25, at 9 a.m. Still within in the Grants Pass Shopping Center, the newly remodeled space has nearly 13,000 square feet of sales floor, […]

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Douglas County honors winners

On Thursday, April 13, Southern Oregon Goodwill hosted the second of five Stories Behind the Store Celebrations with the Douglas County event at Seven Feathers conference center. Gary Eads, owner of Eads Enterprises, a McDonald’s restaurant franchise in Douglas County, was recognized as the 2016 Story of the Year for enabling employment for several Goodwill […]

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Grants Pass store plans move

Have you heard? We will relocate our store in Grants Pass next month. The store, currently at 1101 NE D St., is moving to a new spot in the Grants Pass Shopping Center, taking over part of the space that was occupied by Albertsons and briefly a Haggen grocery store. The new address is 346 […]

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Ashland store expansion planned

Southern Oregon Goodwill plans to expand its Ashland store at 639 Tolman Creek Road, adding a covered donation lane, more warehouse space for storing and processing donations, and additional retail space. The proposed expansion and its progress through the city of Ashland planning process has garnered media attention. The Ashland Daily Tidings wrote about the […]

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