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Goodwill Gala 2024: Save the Date to Celebrate the Heroes Among Us and Make a Lasting Impact


Join us on November 22, 2024, for the “Forces for Good” Gala to Raise Scholarship Funds for Helms College Educational Programs

MACON, Georgia – July 10, 2024
– Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Goodwill Gala 2024, set to take place on November 22, 2024. This year’s theme, “Forces for Good,” promises an inspiring evening dedicated to celebrating and honoring the heroes among us who make a lasting impact on our community.

The Gala will also honor Clay Murphy, Chair Emeritus of the Goodwill of Middle Georgia’s Board, for his exceptional contributions and unwavering dedication to the organization’s mission. The event aims to raise funds for Helms College scholarships and education programs, fostering opportunities for countless individuals to achieve their educational and career goals.

Event Highlights:

  • Date: November 22, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Location: Anderson Conference Center 5171 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon, GA
  • Theme: “Forces for Good”
  • Dress Code: Black tie optional; superhero glam encouraged!

Your ticket includes:

  • All-you-can-enjoy food and drinks, featuring a creative menu designed and prepared by Helms College culinary students and chef instructors
  • Fantastic entertainment, including live performances and music

“The annual Goodwill Gala is more than just a great night out; it’s an opportunity to be a force for good,” said Jennifer Tyner, Vice President of Marketing and Development of Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the Goodwill Works Foundation. “By attending, you directly support our mission to provide education and career opportunities through Helms College. The funds raised go towards scholarships and vital educational programs that truly change lives. Plus, attendees will enjoy an amazing culinary experience, with delicious food prepared by our talented Helms College student chefs, who might be the next top chefs in the culinary world, showcasing their skills and creativity.”

Tickets are now available for purchase. Secure your spot for an evening filled with inspiration, entertainment, and the chance to make a tangible difference. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary event!

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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.

About Goodwill Works Foundation:

Goodwill Works Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to achieve self-sufficiency through no-cost training, education, and employment services. For over four decades, we have been a pillar of support in the Macon-Bibb community, transforming lives and creating pathways to success.

About Helms College Polly Long Denton School of Hospitality:

Helms College is a leading institution that provides exceptional education and training in various fields, including culinary arts, hospitality management, health services, and more. With a commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a passion for learning, Helms College empowers students to achieve their professional goals and positively impact their communities.


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Join us at the Goodwill Gala 2024 and be a hero in our community. Together, we can make a lasting impact!



Jennifer Tyner
Vice President of Marketing and Development
(828) 808-3067