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Jul 03, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Applauds U.S. Mayors' Resolution To Donate Goods To Divert Items From Landfills

 Goodwill is engaged with communities around the country in fulfilling this year's U.S. Conference of Mayors' (USCM's) Resolution #47. The...

May 15, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Invest in Job Training Programs

 More than one hundred Goodwill advocates from communities across the United States — including executives, workforce development...

May 13, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill Industries International Re-certified as a Green Business By Montgomery County

Goodwill Industries International has been re-certified as a green business through the Montgomery County Green Business Certification Program. The...

May 07, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Fort Worth Man Views His Disability as Second Chance at Life

Four years ago, Robbie Green was told his chances at a normal life were over: that he'd not drive, work or live alone again. He didn't listen....

May 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Roanoke Man Ties Success to Education and Never Giving Up

Devin Williams doesn't shy away from telling his story, which includes substance abuse and time in prison, because he hopes he can help others who...

May 05, 2014, 17:06 ET
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Goodwill® Career Services Balloon In 2013

Goodwill Industries® provided job placement and career services to 9.8 million people in 2013, up 46 percent from the 6.7 million people...

May 01, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Marks Older Americans Month

Every year since 1963, the month of May has been set aside to honor our country's seniors. This Older Americans Month, Goodwill encourages everyone...

Apr 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® to Host Virtual and On the Ground Career Fairs during Goodwill Industries Week

Today, nearly 11 million Americans are unemployed, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.  And Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen...

Apr 22, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Turn Earth Day Into Earth Year: The Power of Donating

 Spring weather is coming to much of the nation after a long and snowy winter, which makes Goodwill® particularly grateful for Earth Day....

Apr 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Announces Enhanced GoodGuides® Youth Mentoring Program

 Goodwill is enhancing its successful national youth mentoring program in an effort to assist more youth in high-risk situations to make better...

Apr 16, 2014, 08:00 ET
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The Bon-Ton Goodwill® Sale Event Collected More than 2.5 Million Pounds of Donations for Goodwill

 The 2014 spring Goodwill Sale, a cause-marketing partnership between The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), and Goodwill Industries...

Mar 19, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Announces Seven Days of Spring Cleaning

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 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

"Donate Stuff. Create Jobs" at Goodwill® and the Bon-Ton Stores this Spring

As you clean out your closets this spring, set aside the clothing and household textiles you no longer need. Then donate them to Goodwill at your...

Jan 31, 2014, 10:15 ET
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Accenture Awards Goodwill® $1.5M for New Skills-Building Initiative

Accenture Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship grant aimed at helping close the job skills gap Accenture and Goodwill Industries...

Jan 30, 2014, 14:52 ET
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Goodwill® Urges Workers To Claim The Tax Credits They Have Earned

Free Tax Assistance and Accessible Online Tools Help Workers File for Earned Income Tax Credit  In recognition of Earned Income Tax Credit...

Jan 16, 2014, 11:00 ET

U.S. Chamber Foundation and Goodwill Industries® Partner to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

Goodwill's Targeted Job Training and Career Services to Be Offered to Veterans and Military Spouses at Dozens of Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs...

Jan 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Get Organized This New Year and Create Jobs

Each new year, many people make a resolution to get better organized at home. Make 2014 the year you finally clear the clutter with Goodwill's...

Dec 17, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Aligns With The VA To Help Veterans Access Benefits

Web portal helps military veterans and their families manage benefits and claims online Goodwill Industries International is now collaborating...

Dec 11, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Give Where You Live: Goodwill® Encourages People To Give Locally

Donating used goods to Goodwill is one of the fastest and easiest ways to help the community  During the busy holiday season, people are...

Dec 09, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Give Twice By Holiday Shopping At Goodwill®

Green Monday is a Great Time to Give a Present and Create a Job One of the biggest days of the shopping season is Green Monday — the...

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