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Goodwill of the Finger Lakes Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Saturday, May 27, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes will celebrate the grand opening of its new thrift store location at 328 Eastern Blvd. in Canandaigua, NY, its first store in Canandaigua and second location in Ontario County.

Goodwill leadership and staff and will be joined by community officials and local dignitaries to commemorate the occasion and welcome shoppers to peruse the store’s assortment of quality apparel and household donations, resale merchandise and seasonal warehouse goods. All purchases benefit Goodwill’s many community-based services and social enterprise programs that address critical needs within the region, including Goodwill Vision Enterprises, 211/LIFE LINE and the Good Neighbor Program.

As the doors to the 10,000-square-foot store open to the general public, the first 100 shoppers will receive a $10 Goodwill gift card. Donations will also be accepted during the grand opening and during regular store hours, which are 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Sundays.

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The Canandaigua location marks Goodwill’s tenth store in the region. Goodwill also operates thrift store locations in Victor near Eastview Mall and off Route 31 in Macedon.

WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 9 a.m.

WHERE: 328 Eastern Blvd., Canandaigua, NY 14424
(Located in the former Bed, Bath & Beyond retail space)

WHO: The following spokespeople will be available for interviews:
Jennifer Lake, president and chief executive officer, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
Jennifer Boutte, vice president of community engagement, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
Dave Wiesner, vice president of donated goods retail, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes
A 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes prepares and empowers people with barriers to independence to be self-sufficient and contribute to their families and communities. Headquartered in Rochester, New York, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes? mission programs Goodwill Vision Enterprises (formerly ABVI, Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired) and 211/LIFE LINE have a very long and successful history of providing services to our region. The organization’s more than 700 individuals use their passion and expertise to find innovative solutions to address pressing social needs. Each year, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes positively impacts the lives of more than 150,000 people.


May 27
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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