Contributions will be sent to the International Rescue Committee to Provide Immediate Aid to Refugees from Ukraine.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – April 19, 2022 — Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA announced today that it will be responding to the heightened needs in Poland and other countries bordering Ukraine by providing financial support to the International Rescue Committee (IRC), which is aiding millions of displaced refugees. On Sunday, April 24, 25 percent of sales from all 16 retail stores will be given to the IRC to provide immediate aid and vital supplies to displaced children and families. The revenue will help provide food, medical care and emergency support services to families whose lives are shattered by conflict in Ukraine.
“While Goodwill is organized to serve the people in our region of Georgia and South Carolina, the spirit of our mission is without borders,” said DeWayne Cuffie, Chief Mission Integration Officer for Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA. “It is a humanitarian calling to serve all people in need to the best of our ability. We hope the proceeds of our Ukraine Day can provide some assistance to the Ukraine people until there once again is peace in their country.”
As part of its charitable mission, Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA is mobilizing the power of its local community in to respond to the urgent and growing humanitarian crisis and support the millions of refugees displaced by this terrible war.
For more information on how Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA is raising funds for the relief efforts in Ukraine and how they support workforce development in our area, visit www.goodwillworks.org.
Shop any of our 16 locations in Middle Georgia and the CSRA or find one in your community. Sunday store hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Or shop online at www.shopgoodwill.com/macon for access to great finds, with 25% of the day’s sales also part of the contribution to Ukraine refugee relief efforts.
Show support by sharing your Goodwill finds for a good cause on social media, using the hashtag #GoodwillForUkraine.
About Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia, Inc.
Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia, Inc., a non-profit, 501c3 charity, builds lives, families, and communities one career at a time by helping people develop their God-given gifts through education, work, and career services. More than 86 cents of every dollar of Goodwill revenue underwrites job training and placement services within the agency’s 35-county service delivery area. Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia, Inc., is accountable to local Board of Directors, belongs to this community and is not owned by any individual or company. To learn more about services and individuals served by Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia, Inc. visit www.goodwillworks.org.
Karen Lee Davis
Director of Marketing and PR
Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA
(803) 270-5148 office