Kentucky Goodwill stores to reopen next week

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HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – After temporarily closing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky will reopen its 66 retail stores and donation centers Wednesday, May 20.

All stores will operate under normal business hours.

In addition to opening its retail locations, the nonprofit will reopen its Centers for Education & Employment, which exist to serve Kentucky job seekers who have disabilities or other barriers to entering the workforce.

Goodwill is monitoring and updating its health and safety guidelines and best practices as they change. Visit https://www.goodwillky.org/goodwill-industries-of-kentucky-to-reopen-retail-stores-employment-centers/ to see the current precautiony measures Goodwill is taking to keep employees, customers and participants safe.

In March, the organization furloughed approximately 1,000 of their 1,700 employees across 66 stores statewide. More than 90 percent of those employees will return to work this month.

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(This story was originally published on May 12, 2020)

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