Calhoun, Ga. – Goodwill of North Georgia will open the doors to its 55th store for shoppers on Thursday, December 3 at 9:00 am. The facility, located at 253 Highway 53
, includes a store with 28,065 square feet of sales floor and donation processing space as well as a drive-up donation center.
“We are excited to extend Goodwill’s presence in Calhoun by offering our unique shopping and donation experience to more customers,” says Goodwill’s Director of Public Relations Elaine Armstrong.
Those who visit the store during the first four days of business (December 3 – 6) will also have the opportunity to enter hourly drawings for Goodwill gift certificates.
Proceeds from the sale of donated goods will help support a variety job training programs and employment services
that Goodwill provides, helping the organization put a record 20,000 North Georgians to work this year. The new store also provides the opportunity for the nonprofit to create 50 new jobs in Gordon County.