Hard to believe but yes, it is time for the annual Flying Pig Marathon and Ohio Valley Goodwill is ready to take flight! For the second year in a row, Ohio Valley Goodwill is planning to be part of the two day Expo which is the kick-off for this year’s world-renown Flying Pig Marathon. Taking place on Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th at the Duke Energy Center, Team Goodwill is excited to debut its new and improved “Goodwill Pig Pop-Up Shop,” with all items on sale for only $3.00!
With a full-length mirror and wider aisles to help improve the shopper experience in conjunction with unbeatable prices, the Goodwill Pig Pop-Up Shop is sure to be voted Most Popular again. This year, at the request of the Flying Pig team, Goodwill will be helping to recycle those worn out running shoes with donation barrels on prominent display next to the Pig Pop-Up Shop. The “Goodwill Pig Pop-Up Shop” (Booth # 461) will be open from 12 noon- 7:00 pm on Friday, April 29th and on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm. For more information, visit www.flyingpigmarathon.com.
As if that wasn’t exciting enough, Team Goodwill will once again reprise its role in the PigAbilities Race taking place at 1 pm on Saturday, April 30th. Sponsored by CARA (Community Ambassadors Resource Alliance) PigAbilities is the culmination of a five week training program where athletes with disabilities complete the final mile of the Flying Pig Marathon as part of their training goals. Team Goodwill is represented this year by Melinda Gabelman, Advocate and athlete and Sharon Hannon, Marketing Manager. Watch for news about Team Goodwill next week as well as the 2016 Expo and the Pig Pop-Up Shop!
The weekend will also mark the chance to be part of the “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” donation drive on April 30th and May 1st at The Container Store® located at the Kenwood Towne Center location next to Crate and Barrel. The Container Store®, the nation’s leading retailer of storage and organization products, is teaming up with Goodwill Industries® to help customers Kiss Clutter Goodbye. From March 28-May 15, The Container Store is encouraging customers to declutter, donate and do life organized. The spring campaign includes two Kiss Clutter Goodbye Weekend Events at The Container Store’s locations nationwide where customers can donate items, attend demonstrations and win, as well as a monetary donation initiative in partnership with Goodwill through the end of the campaign.
The Kiss Clutter spring campaign continues through May 15th but this weekend offers the opportunity to enjoy in-store demonstrations from noon to 4 p.m. of some of the retailer’s favorite decluttering solutions and techniques, and appearances by expert guests and its Contained Home professional organizers. Ohio Valley Goodwill’s donation team will also be on hand to gratefully accept donations during this weekend’s Kiss Clutter Goodbye event.
For more information on local Kiss Clutter Goodbye weekend events, visit the store location pages at www.containerstore.com/locations. Please join Goodwill and The Container Store® in helping Cincinnati Kiss Clutter Goodbye this Spring!
Thanks Greater Cincinnati for your support of the 2016 Flying Pig Marathon and Expo as well as the “Kiss Clutter Goodbye” donation drive in cooperation with The Container Store®!