Goodwill to Open Latrobe Goodwill Retail Store and Donation Center April 11

April 3, 2015, Press Release

Latrobe Location Marks Goodwill’s 11th Goodwill Retail Store and Donation Center

April 3, 2015, Johnstown, PA—Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies will celebrate the grand opening of its Latrobe Goodwill Retail Store and Donation Center on Saturday, April 11 at 9:00 A.M. This location marks the 11th Goodwill store/donation center for the agency in a 6.5-county area.

The Latrobe Goodwill is located in the Latrobe 30 Plaza just across Route 30 from Arnold Palmer Motors. The new property comprises nearly 10,000 square feet of retail space and adjacent donation center with convenient drive-up area under a canopy.

The first 100 customers will receive a large Goodwill tote bag with any purchase. All shoppers can enter to win a $100 Goodwill gift certificate.

“We are excited to add this additional Goodwill location that will allow us to expand our mission of creating jobs for people with barriers to employment,” said Phyllis J. Bandstra, Goodwill’s President & CEO. “Members of the Latrobe area community have already been very generous with quality donations for our opening. We invite the public to check out our fantastic selection at our everyday low prices.”

Business hours for the new Latrobe location are Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM and Sunday, Noon to 5:00 PM. The phone number is (724) 539-8025.

In addition to 11 Goodwill Retail Stores and Donation Centers, Goodwill owns and operates 5 additional Goodwill donation centers and sites. For all locations, please visit



Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley (GICV), Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1962 to empower individuals and families with employment barriers to achieve their fullest potential in the community through work services. Headquartered in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, GICV serves individuals with disabilities and disadvantages, dislocated workers, youth, and other job seekers throughout south central Pennsylvania in the counties of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, Indiana, Somerset and a portion of Westmoreland by providing education and career services as well as job placement and postemployment supports. GICV is a community-based member organization of Goodwill Industries International, a 179-member network in the U.S., Canada, and 13 other countries. Learn more at
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