• Uniforms for the Final Salute

    Q:  What is Uniforms for the Final Salute?

    A:  Uniforms for the Final Salute is designed to honor Unaccompanied Veterans when they pass away.  Unaccompanied Veterans will receive a dress uniform from their branch of service to ensure they are buried with honor and respect for serving our country. 

     

    Q:  Who is an Unaccompanied Veteran?

    A:  An Unaccompanied Veteran is a term to describe veterans who are considered indigent, homeless, or those without family.   

     

    Q:  Who began this partnership?

    A:  Uniforms for the Final Salute is a partnership between Goodwill Industries of South Texas,  Peerless Cleaners, Nueces County Veterans Services, Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery and Treviño Funeral Home to honor Unaccompanied Veterans by providing them with dress military uniforms when they  pass away. 

     

    Q:  How can the public help?

    A:  The public can help support Uniforms for the Final Salute by donating Dress Military Uniforms to any Goodwill or Peerless Cleaners location.

     

    Q:  Who do I call to find out more information or to receive a uniform?

    A:  Call Goodwill at 361-884-4068 to find out more information.  Normal business hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

     

    Q:  Can I give a financial gift to support the Uniforms for the Final Salute program?

    A:  Yes! Your financial gift will help cover the cost of operating the Uniforms for the Final Salute program.

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    About Veterans in the Coastal Bend:  According to The Veterans In Texas: A Demographic Study,  the Coastal Bend has a veterans population of 8.8%, which is significantly higher than the state rate of 6.3% and the national rate of 6.7%.  This represents about 30,000 veterans who live in the Coastal Bend.   

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    • #GoodwillDateNight Challenge

      Our first-ever #GoodwillDateNight Challenge is part of the grand opening celebration for the new store in Annaville.  Goodwill shoppers have until Friday, June 15, 2018 at midnight to post a picture of their “date night” ensemble, which must be at least partially purchased from a Goodwill Industries of South Texas store. Whether it’s the entire outfit, or shoes and […]

    •  Grand Opening: Goodwill in Annaville

      For Immediate Release June 1, 2018   Grand Opening of the new Goodwill store and donation station in Annaville   Corpus Christi, TX – Goodwill Industries of South Texas, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of their newest and largest store and donation station in the Coastal Bend.  Located at 11330 Leopard Street (at […]

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