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Mar 20, 2017, 06:10 ET 12 Ideas to Spring into Action with Goodwill® this Season

More than 70 percent of Americans engage in the annual tradition of spring cleaning, according to a 2013 survey by the American Cleaning Institute....


Mar 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Goodwill Industries International Receives $16.2 million Grant To Provide Job Training to Help Employ Older Job Seekers

Goodwill Industries International has received a $16.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide critical job training and...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:05 ET Goodwill® and A Pea in the Pod® Announce Donate Deal for Expectant Mothers

Moms-to-be can get their new jeans on with the help of Goodwill and A Pea in the Pod. Goodwill, a leading nonprofit social enterprise, and A Pea in...


Feb 08, 2017, 09:27 ET WAND Inc. Client Goodwill® Awarded Nielsen Norman Group Recognition

MyGoodwill, Goodwill Industries International's intranet, was selected as one of "The Year's 10 Best Intranets" by Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), a...


Jan 19, 2017, 12:05 ET Threespot Client, Goodwill®, Awarded Nielsen Norman Group Recognition

MyGoodwill, Goodwill Industries International's intranet, was selected as one of "The Year's 10 Best Intranets" by Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), a...


Jan 19, 2017, 08:10 ET Give Back Box® CEO and Founder Named to NRF's List of People Shaping Retail's Future

Give Back Box CEO and founder Monika Wiela was named as an honoree on the 2017 National Retail Foundation (NRF) List of People Shaping Retail's...


Jan 11, 2017, 08:07 ET Celebrating the 15th Annual National Mentoring Month, Goodwill® Looks to Engage Volunteers throughout January

January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Goodwill is celebrating 15 years of the national mentoring movement by expanding quality...


Jan 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Organize Your Home and Create Jobs by Donating to Goodwill® in January

People can start their 2017 off right with a new year's resolution to help them and their neighbors. Collect items no longer needed and donate them...


Jan 09, 2017, 10:34 ET Goodwill Industries International's Intranet Awarded Nielsen Norman Group Recognition

MyGoodwill, Goodwill Industries International's intranet, was selected as one of "The Year's 10 Best Intranets" by Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), a...


Jan 04, 2017, 07:00 ET Goodwill® and Roadie Team Up To Pick Up And Deliver Donations Nationwide

A new partnership between Goodwill® and Roadie, Inc. aims to make it easier for people to donate items they no longer use or need, from clothes to...


Dec 14, 2016, 08:48 ET Ideas de regalos navideños: Ayudar a crear trabajos en esta temporada

La temporada navideña es la oportunidad perfecta para dar las gracias y también para ayudar a las personas que afrontan retos en nuestras...


Dec 14, 2016, 08:22 ET Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas: Help Create Jobs This Season

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


Nov 10, 2016, 08:00 ET Local Community-Based Goodwills Recognize Military Spouses On Veterans Day

As we collectively honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, Goodwill organizations recognize the contributions of military...


Oct 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Generous Donors Make the Bon-Ton Goodwill® Sale a Continued Success

From September 14 – October 1, 2016, customers at The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store,...


Oct 11, 2016, 07:00 ET Get Inspired by the Ghostbusters and Pick Up Your Fun and Fashionable Halloween Costumes at Goodwill®

The Halloween season is in full swing and millions of shoppers have made Goodwill their Halloween headquarters. The more than 3,200 Goodwill stores...


Oct 04, 2016, 03:00 ET Goodwill® Uncovers Halloween Trends to Help People Celebrate a Frighteningly Fabulous Holiday

 Funny costumes are the most popular in 2016, according to Goodwill's National Halloween Poll. Goodwill commissioned the phone poll from ORC...


Aug 30, 2016, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Urges Americans To Take The #LaborOfLove Pledge To Spread Awareness About Goodwill® And The Importance Of Job Training

 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5.6 million job openings on the last business day of June this year. In...


Aug 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Save Money While Encouraging Kids To Define Their Own Styles This Back-to-School Season With Goodwill®

 As summer is nearing an end and families gear up for the next school year, they can visit Goodwill® to find all the items children need...


Jul 07, 2016, 08:05 ET Goodwill® Organizations Awarded Grant For More Than Four Million Dollars To Improve Employment Outcomes And Reduce Recidivism Among Justice-Involved Young Adults

 Communities served by five local Goodwill® organizations will benefit from a $4.5 million grant to establish the Goodwill LifeLaunch...


Jul 05, 2016, 08:05 ET Goodwill® Executive Named To Veterans' Labor Panel

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries International Senior Director of Mission Services Joylin Kirk has...


Jun 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Awarded $4 Million TechHire Grant From Department Of Labor Employment And Training Administration To Train People For Careers In Technology

 Goodwill Industries International has received a $4 million TechHire grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training...


Jun 23, 2016, 08:05 ET Business Management Leader And Longtime Goodwill® Advocate To Chair Goodwill Industries International Board Of Directors

 The Goodwill Industries International Board of Directors has elected as its chairman Larry DeJarnett, retired Officer/Partner of management...


Jun 16, 2016, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Tops The Brand World Value Survey At #1 For Best Brand Overall

Goodwill®, a leading nonprofit provider of job training, employment placement services and other community-based programs, was ranked #1 in...


Jun 07, 2016, 08:05 ET Goodwill® Honors Three Organizations For Excellence In Family Strengthening

 Local Goodwill organizations in Huntington, WV; Houston, TX; and Tulsa, OK, are being recognized for their outstanding efforts to strengthen...


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...