Goodwill has been serving individuals and families in the Southern Piedmont region of North and South Carolina for more than 50 years. Goodwill operates 26 retail stores and has more than 30 donation sites in the region. Proceeds from the sale of donated goods fund job training and employment services for individuals facing obstacles to employment such as lack of skills, experience or education and criminal backgrounds. In 2019, Goodwill assisted more than 11,850 individuals with resources and support thanks to donations and purchases from the community.
The GRID is a first of its kind extension for Goodwill. An experiential store concept, the tech-savvy can purchase computer components and accessories, or simply find out what’s new in the world of technology.