Nadine Prince remembers the first time she saw the flyer for Goodwill job training programs during the winter of 2008. It was taped to the back door of the Hannah House, a D.C. transitional facility for homeless women where Prince was living after a stint in prison and an extended stay in a halfway home. After spending the entirety of her adult life as an alcoholic hustling drugs on the street, she was ready for a change.
Thanks to a generous gift from Capital One Bank, Goodwill of Greater Washington will open a new retail store and donation center in Annandale, VA.
The grand opening celebration is scheduled for February 16th from 10:00am to 12:00pm. We are accepting donations Monday thru Saturday between 9AM and 5PM.
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Friday, January 3, 2013Goodwill® Previews Issues on the Public Policy Front in 2013
While Congress may have averted the fiscal cliff for now, the new Congress will have its work cut out for it with a number of diverse policy issues vying for attention...