CLEVELAND, OH – February 24, 2022– Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc. (“Goodwill”), has opened a new retail bookstore and donation center in Westlake.
The new store is located at 30655 Detroit Road, Westlake near Crocker Park and is the first bookstore for Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio. This unique bookstore provides an opportunity for members of the community to shop thousands of books and specialty wares for a fraction of retail prices, as well as donate clothing and housewares at the convenient drive-up donation center.
The first 50 customers and donors on March 4 will receive a free gift. The bookstore and donation center is open 10am – 6pm daily.
“Goodwill is eager to open the doors to our newest retail bookstore and donation center in Westlake” Anne Richards, Goodwill Industries President and CEO, said. “The concept of a bookstore is something that has been in the plans for a while, and we feel the greater Westlake community will enjoy the unique shopping experience as well as the convenience of the newest donation center.”
Goodwill has been serving Cuyahoga County through its missions programming for many years impacting more than 14,000 individuals in the community. This will be its first retail bookstore location in Goodwill’s local history.
ABOUT GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER CLEVELAND AND EAST CENTRAL OHIO:
Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc., (“Goodwill”) is a proven social enterprise that works closely with other non-profit agencies as well as community businesses to prepare people for a variety of stable career options and in turn, a more productive and sustainable way of life. Revenue from its retail stores helps Goodwill provide people with the life changing, skill-building programs and services needed to remove common barriers to good jobs. In 2021, Goodwill impacted the lives of 14,454 residents in the 10 counties it serves: Cuyahoga, Geauga, part of Lake, Stark, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Jefferson, and Harrison in Ohio, and Brooke and Hancock in West Virginia. Learn more at www.GoodwillGoodSkills.org.