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The Goodwill Industries of the Valleys media kit includes a history of both Goodwill Industries International and Goodwill Industries of the Valleys. It also includes a fact sheet with interesting facts about our organization and a list of media contacts.
Click here to download the Media Kit.
Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Press Contacts
Kelly Sandridge, Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Office: (540) 581.0620 ext. 107
Cell Phone: (540) 525.5728
Goodwill Industries International Contacts (National Inquiries Only)
Director of Public Relations
Public Relations Program Manager
Public Relations Manager
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General Goodwill Information
Goodwill Industries of the Valleys, a United Way partner organization headquartered in Roanoke, serves 31 counties and 13 cities in the New River, Roanoke, and Shenandoah Valleys. Its mission is to help people and families in our community achieve a better life through work and independence. In 2016, Goodwill served 45,632 youth, adults, and seniors who needed assistance getting back to work and gaining greater independence, placed 4,067 people into jobs in our community, and helped individuals attain 1,335 industry recognized credentials that will allow them to be more competitive in their job search and to find higher paying employment.