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Goodwill Stores and Donation Centers Now Open

All Goodwill Stores and Donation Centers operated by Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley along with our outlet store are NOW OPEN. Our Stores are operating under our usual hours of 8 am – 9 pm, Monday – Saturday and 11 am – 6 pm on Sunday. We have also designated the hours of 8 am –... Read more »
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An Advocate’s Journey

As we celebrate Developmental Disabilities Month, I love hearing stories from advocates and how they’ve thrived to succeed in life. People with disabilities make up a large part of the world today and although often underestimated, the positive energy we’re putting in the universe is, undeniable. Self-advocate, Richard Nunamaker is a man who has never... Read more »
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Hoopla For A College Star

It’s March and you all know what that means?  It’s time for college basketball, better known as March Madness. This is the time when colleges play hard and from their heart in hopes of being called, national champions. Dayton’s very own University of Dayton Flyers homeboys are balling and are number three in the nation... Read more »
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Rocking The Runway

To be a model, one must have confidence, especially if he or she wants to walk the runway. Dreams such as becoming a model can often be deterred if you have a disability. Many in the modeling industry are beautiful or have a unique look. The world doesn’t often associate the word disability and beautiful... Read more »
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Coop’s Movie Scoop Just Mercy

Occasionally, I’ll watch a movie that has a great impact on me. One of those movies happened to be, Just Mercy. Just Mercy stars the incredible, handsome actor, Michael B. Jordan and the amazing Academy Award actor, Jamie Fox. I knew this movie would be intense, but it really showed the ugliness that can sometimes... Read more »
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SNOWED IN

Although we’ve had a light winter this year in the Dayton area, I can’t help but to start thinking, it won’t be long until one day I get snowed in! Some may not think about this but if you have a disability that causes you not to be able to get around in the snow,... Read more »
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Sensory Fun

Everyone likes to have fun. Whether it’s going to a movie, party, out to dinner, attending a concert or spending an exciting day at an amusement park. Having fun and socialization is a very important part of life. I love having fun and have been blessed to have family and friends to help me carry... 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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