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Goodwill Inaugurates 2nd Morris County Location in 3 Years
Pequannock, NJ - On Wednesday, September 19, Goodwill will return to Morris County, New Jersey to officially open its second location there in three years with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:50 a.m. The 16,000 square-foot store is located at 561 Route 23, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444, and will open to the public Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Goodwill’s President and CEO William J. Forrester says:
“Goodwill has helped New Jersey residents re-use and re-purpose unwanted possessions since we started there in 1919. In 2011, our agency diverted 60 million pounds of unwanted goods from landfills.”
The Pequannock store will offer quality clothing and household goods at affordable prices and will bring 25-30 jobs to the community. The store will also provide retail training and work for persons with disabilities while offering local residents the opportunity to contribute to the mission of Goodwill by donating unwanted belongings.
Because Goodwill Industries is a not-for-profit organization, donated goods in good condition are tax-deductible and receipts are provided upon request. With other eight Goodwill Stores in New Jersey, the closest is located in Rockaway at 226 Highway 46, 07866. In addition, DonationXpress, Goodwill’s first attended donation center is located at649 Morris Turnpike, Springfield 07081. Find the nearest store to you at the Goodwill website (http://www.goodwillnynj.org/retail_stores_donations.aspx).
About Goodwill Industries
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. , a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, serves the residents from the ten most Northern counties of New Jersey, the New York City metropolitan area, Long Island, Hudson Valley, and the capital region of NY. Its mission is to help individuals and families in our community achieve a better life and financial independence through work. We place 4 people in jobs every hours of every business day. To calculate the positive impact of your Goodwill donations, use our donation impact calculator.
Christopher Lotito is a member of the Pequannock Historic District, Open Space, and Flood Control Advisory Commissions as well as the author of "Torrent," a book about flooding in the region. Lotito's personal mission is to reduce new taxes, drastically reduce flooding, and preserve more green spaces for our children. Christopher Lotito Profile