Author: Steve Niswonger

A message to our community regarding COVID-19

In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Goodwill Stores operated by Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley will be temporarily closing our retail stores, outlet store and donation centers, effective Monday, March 23rd. This closure includes all retail stores, our outlet store along with all of donation centers in our 23-county territory.  Our on-line shopping service, Shopgoodwill.com/Dayton... Read more »
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Meet Dale

  When Dale was recently released from prison after serving 12 years, life was completely overwhelming. “I just got out of prison and was living in independent housing for ex-offenders. I had 90 days to get a job and had no access to information. I couldn’t even find a phone book. I wore blisters on... Read more »
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What Are You Thankful For

Recently I had the pleasure to go around the Goodwill Easterseals Community Campus and interview my co-workers by asking them, what they were thankful for.  I was impressed by their responses and their joyful outlook on life.  It’s been a tough year for the people of the Miami Valley.  We have witnessed many tragic events,... Read more »
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Meet David

David’s struggle with addiction led him down a path of destruction, illegal behavior and in 2005 it landed him a 12-year stint in prison.  During his incarceration, David held many roles, but his time serving as a Reentry Clerk Facilitator, development and facilitation of coursework focused on reentry and reducing recidivism, helped David to realize... Read more »
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Halloween Finds

Post Your Halloween Finds and Win It’s as easy as 1,2,3 to be entered for a chance to win $100 Goodwill Stores Gift Card from Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley.           Post a Halloween related picture or video of an item or costume from your Goodwill Store on the Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley Facebook... Read more »
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Season 12 of Goodwill Stores Drive to Victory a Huge Success

The 12th season of the Goodwill Stores Drive to Victory donation program changed its focus this year by inviting local high school marching bands to participate in this unique contest. In true school spirit, the bands along with their communities did not disappoint by producing a record setting season in which they collected a total... Read more »
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Building Memories with Dad!!

Nothing beats a homemade gift from the heart and gifts for DAD are always hard! It seems like most DAD’s rarely need or want anything, which can make material items seem like a waste of money. But I do know one thing… my DAD always enjoys and spending time doing fun activities …making THIS the... Read more »
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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown Visits Goodwill Easter Seals as He Works to Address Workforce Shortage Created by Opioid Epidemic

  Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) visited Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley (GESMV) to highlight the work of the Main Street Recovery Center in Dayton as he leads bipartisan legislation to combine federal workforce and job training grants to address the workforce shortages caused by the opioid epidemic. Earlier this year, Brown and Sen.... Read more »
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