Goodwill Events & Fundraisers

Wedding Gala

Numerous wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses are on sale at bargain prices during Goodwill’s Wedding Gala Sale each March at the Rivergate Goodwill store, 2101 Gallatin Pike N. in Madison. Prices for wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses range from $49.99 to $399.99, depending on the quality and type. Prom dresses are priced as low as $19.99. Brand names such as Maggie Sottero and popular styles in short and long lengths and many colors and sizes are available. Much of the merchandise is donated by local bridal stores.

Goodwill Week

During Goodwill Week — the first week of each May — our eight Career Solutions centers in Nashville, Clarksville, Cookeville, Columbia, Hendersonville, Jackson, Murfreesboro and Mt. Juliet host job fairs, workshops and community events to celebrate Goodwill’s mission of changing lives through education, training and employment. Numerous employers and community partners often participate in these events. Job fairs open to the public are also held the third Tuesday of each month at Goodwill’s eight Career Solutions centers.


Impact Luncheon

Each year in November, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee honors several outstanding Goodwill employees and Career Solutions clients and some dedicated community partners, during its annual Impact Luncheon. This is Goodwill’s premiere annual event, attended by many dignitaries and known for an inspirational awards presentation and motivational speeches. For many years it has been emceed by NewsChannel 5 Anchor Rhori Johnston and held at a fine venue such as the Music City Center in Nashville.