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May 05, 2016, 08:00 ET From Homeless, Single Mother to Registered Nurse and Goodwill® Graduate of the Year

Tiarra Barrera-Hammond has faced many challenges over the past several years. During her early 20s, she had to start over in California.  As a...


May 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Texas Man Builds Successful Career After Earning A Second Chance At Goodwill Central Texas

 Charles Jackson knew that reentering society and finding a job would be difficult, after spending more than two years in federal prison....


May 02, 2016, 07:03 ET Build Your Career. Find A Job. Participate In A Goodwill® Career Fair For A Jumpstart

 The number of people applying for jobless benefits are the lowest they've been since March 1973, according to a recent report from the U.S....


Apr 22, 2016, 08:28 ET In Time for Earth Day: Foxcroft and Vivaterra Partner with Goodwill® and Give Back Box

In recognition of Earth Day 2016 on April 22, Goodwill is pleased to announce the addition of two retailers to the successful Give Back Box...


Apr 21, 2016, 11:31 ET Spring Shoppers Donate More than Two Million Pounds of Merchandise During the Bon-Ton Goodwill® Sale

Goodwill Sale donors and shoppers at The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) 267 stores, including Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's,...


Apr 13, 2016, 08:00 ET Five Members of Congress and a Goodwill® Leader Honored with Goodwill Advocacy Awards

Goodwill Industries International (GII) honored five members of Congress and the director of mission strategies for Goodwill Industries of Central...


Apr 07, 2016, 10:46 ET Goodwill® Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Invest in Job Training Programs

More than 100 Goodwill advocates, including executives, workforce development professionals, volunteer board members and program participants, will...


Apr 06, 2016, 07:55 ET Goodwill® Recognized With Two Leadership Excellence Awards

 Goodwill is proud to announce that it is the recipient of two prestigious Leadership Excellence Awards, which acknowledge the best leadership...


Mar 22, 2016, 05:00 ET Goodwill® Encourages Spring Cleaning With #CleanSweep Campaign

Spring cleaning is a great time to sort out the clutter, but it can also be an overwhelming chore that intimidates many out of even getting...


Mar 17, 2016, 05:00 ET Grand Opening Of New Anchorage Location: Goodwill® Is Now Changing Lives In All 50 States

 Thursday, March 17 at 8 a.m. marks the grand opening of Goodwill Industries of Alaska's new retail store and donation center at 3838 Old...


Jan 28, 2016, 16:55 ET Goodwill® Helps People Get the Tax Refund They Have Earned

Each year, millions of people do not claim valuable tax credits, simply because they are not aware that they qualify. That is why Goodwill®...


Jan 26, 2016, 06:00 ET Goodwill® and Interstate Hotels & Resorts Streamline Hospitality Hiring and Recruitment Through Innovative Collaboration

 Goodwill has joined forces with Interstate Hotels & Resorts to connect qualified candidates with jobs in hospitality, a unique...


Jan 07, 2016, 07:00 ET Let Your Resolution Turn Into Someone Else's Job Solution

 Are you having trouble coming up with a good new year's resolution — one that you'll actually stick to this time? Don't worry!...


Dec 22, 2015, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Encourages Holiday Giving With #GiveGoodwill Campaign

The holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to give thanks and to give back to youth who are facing challenges within our communities. In...


Dec 09, 2015, 07:00 ET Goodwill® Looks At Past Holiday Must-Haves And Asks "Where Are They Now?"

 With the holiday season just around the corner, Goodwill encourages everyone to reduce clutter and support the mission of Goodwill by donating...


Dec 07, 2015, 08:00 ET Goodwill® and American Greetings Join Together to Bring Joy this Holiday Season

 A message of joy and Goodwill® can be seen in Walmart this holiday season. American Greetings, creator and manufacturer of innovative...


Nov 30, 2015, 03:00 ET Goodwill® And Partner Brands Give Consumers A Socially Conscious Reason To Shop Online This Holiday Season

 This Cyber Monday, Goodwill® and its partner brands are joining forces to provide online consumers with a new and convenient way to...


Oct 29, 2015, 08:00 ET Stylish Donors Make the Bon-Ton Goodwill® Sale a Success

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's or Younkers stores, one of the...


Oct 06, 2015, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Survey Shows What's Hot and What's Not this Halloween

 Funny costumes were deemed the most popular type of costume this year, edging out iconic/classic and minimalist costumes, according to...


Oct 01, 2015, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Programs Drive Long-Term Success for Americans with Disabilities

This October, Goodwill Industries International will join the nation in acknowledging the importance of employees with disabilities — a vital...


Sep 28, 2015, 09:30 ET Goodwill® GoodGuides® Program Recognized For Helping Keep Youth on Path To Graduation

 Recent data shows high school graduation rates across the U.S. are at an all-time high, surpassing 81 percent1. Studies also indicate that a...


Sep 22, 2015, 08:07 ET Goodwill® Teams Up With Sony Pictures Entertainment To Support Release Of "Hotel Transylvania 2" And To Combat Unemployment

Goodwill Industries International is teaming up with Sony Pictures Entertainment for the release of the animated film, Hotel Transylvania 2, to...


Sep 21, 2015, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Celebrates National Employ Older Workers Week

National Employ Older Workers Week — September 20 – 26, 2015 — commemorates the contributions and achievements made by U.S....


Sep 09, 2015, 10:42 ET The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Goodwill® Sale Helps community

Consumers who want to save on fall fashion — and support a good cause — know that Bon-Ton Stores are the place to shop this season....


Sep 01, 2015, 08:00 ET President And CEO Of Goodwill Houston Named To Goodwill Industries International Board Of Directors

 The Goodwill Industries International board of directors has named Steve Lufburrow, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Houston, to...