Events

Knoxville Goodwill Launches Careers in Retail Initiative

Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. is one of eight Goodwill organizations across the country selected to pilot a new program called the Careers in Retail Initiative. The Careers in Retail Initiative is designed to equip entry-level employees with the skills and credentials needed to advance to in-demand, mid-level retail positions. The program will provide the training and […]

Elementary and Middle School Students Donate Over 16 Tons of Material to Goodwill

Elementary and middle school students across Anderson, Knox and Hamblen County, including Clinton City Schools and Oak Ridge City Schools, recently participated in the Annual Goodwill Sack Pack material drives. Over 1,200 students from all three counties brought in an approximate total of 33,323 pounds of donations for Goodwill Industries-Knoxville. Between May 4 and May […]

28th Annual Straight from the Heart Sack Pack Kickoff!

On Friday, May 8, Knox County’s Carter Elementary School students helped to officially kick off the 28th Annual Straight from the Heart Sack Pack Material Drive to benefit Goodwill Industries-Knoxville. Sack Pack donation drives are taking place May 11th through 15th in Knox County, Anderson County, Hamblen County, Oak Ridge City and Clinton City elementary […]

Goodwill Job and Resource Fair Aims to Connect Job Seekers with Employers in Knoxville

Goodwill Industries-Knoxville aims to connect job seekers and potential employers at their annual Knoxville Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, May 7th at the 5307 Kingston Pike Goodwill location from 9:00 a.m. to noon as part of National Goodwill Industries Week. Local business representatives will be on-site and ready to talk about potential employment opportunities. […]

KMS Enrolling Students for the 2015-2016 School Year!

The Knoxville Montessori School is now enrolling students in its Primary (pre-K & K) classes for the 2015-2016 school year. To enroll, children must be 3 by August 15, 2015. Founded in 1966, KMS is a nonprofit Montessori school with a tradition of excellence. It is widely known for its nurturing environment, high academic standards, […]

2015 Knoxville Symphony League Show House

The Knoxville Symphony League Show House for 2015 opens April 10 and runs through April 26! Stop by 1230 Cherokee Boulevard in Knoxville Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. -5 p.m. Single-visit tickets are $15; Season tickets are $25. Check out these sneak peak photos and visit the Knoxville Symphony […]

Goodwill and Area Dry Cleaners Team Up for Project Wear and Share

For a quarter of a century, Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. has collaborated with regional dry cleaning establishments to provide a convenient, accessible option for donating unwanted items to Goodwill through Project Wear and Share. This March, nearly 30 dry cleaners in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Clinton, Farragut, Maryville, Sevierville, and Morristown are lending a helping hand to […]

Free Tax Assistance at Goodwill

Starting January 27th through April 15th, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be back at the Goodwill located at 5307 Kingston Pike in Knoxville. This free service offers tax preparation to low-to moderate-income families and households who need assistance with their tax returns by certified volunteers. Volunteers will be present Tuesday through Thursday […]

Goodwill Industries Calls on Community Support, Offers Tax Savings

Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. is calling on community support to help provide vocational training and employment services for people in East Tennessee who have barriers to employment. “The end of the year is the perfect time to consider putting your no longer needed clothing and household goods to work in the community,” said Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. […]

Goodwill Hosts Share Your Sweater Holiday Contest

Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. operates 30 stores in 15 counties, all of which carry the infamous Festive Christmas Sweater. Find your festive sweater at Goodwill for your chance to win a $50 Goodwill Shopping Spree! To enter to the Share Your Sweater contest, participants must submit a photo of their festive holiday sweater and tell us […]