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Dec 12, 2014, 17:22 ET
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Kristian Bush and Goodwill Industries of Houston Connected Donors and Goodwill® Program Participants with Concert and Donation Event

Multi-platinum Streamsound recording artist Kristian Bush and Goodwill Industries of Houston connected donors and Goodwill® job connection...

Dec 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
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What's Better than Your Favorite Holiday Sweater?

Trend-conscious partygoers know that the holiday season isn't complete without at least one "ugly sweater" party — a cultural craze that...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:50 ET
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Goodwill® - Where Year-End Giving Doesn't Mean "Get Out Your Checkbook"

Goodwill® is reminding individuals who are considering making year-end donations to charitable organizations that there are many ways to give...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Urges People To Donate On Giving Tuesday

Each day, thousands of people come to Goodwill® looking for help finding a job. Goodwill's job training and career services would not be...

Dec 01, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Kristian Bush and Goodwill® Team Up for a Special Concert Event Presented by KKBQ-FM 'The New 93Q' in Houston, TX, on 12/11

 In October, multi-platinum Streamsound recording artist Kristian Bush and Goodwill Industries International announced...

Nov 14, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Takes Part In America Recycles Day

Goodwill Industries International is proud to once again partner with Keep America Beautiful for America Recycles Day, the only nationally...

Nov 12, 2014, 10:22 ET
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Former Chief Of Staff To The Mayor Of Baltimore Joins Goodwill Industries International

Goodwill Industries International has named Alexander Sanchez to the position of chief operations officer, effective immediately. Sanchez will...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Remembers Our Veterans Today And Every Day

 For Goodwill Industries International and its 158 local agencies across the United States, each and every day is an occasion to honor...

Oct 30, 2014, 12:46 ET
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Goodwill® Launches Social Enterprise In Finland To Serve People With Disabilities

Goodwill Industries International today announced its partnership with the SOTEK Foundation to launch its fourteenth international social...

Oct 29, 2014, 10:58 ET
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The Bon-Ton Goodwill® Sale Collected More Than 2.6 Million Pounds of Donations to Benefit Goodwill's Mission of Providing Job Training and Placement Services

This fall, the Goodwill Sale, a cause-marketing partnership between The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) and Goodwill Industries International,...

Oct 27, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Goodwill® And Sugarland's Kristian Bush Partner To "Give It Away"

 Goodwill Industries International and Kristian Bush, one-half of Platinum-selling country duo Sugarland, are partnering to raise awareness of...

Oct 22, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Goodwill® Awarded $5.4 Million In Software

Goodwill Industries International and 21 Goodwill® agencies across the United States are expanding job and skills training with...

Oct 16, 2014, 10:55 ET
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Oct 09, 2014, 16:44 ET
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Goodwill® Offers Top Consumer Trends For Halloween

Zombie, pirate and vampire costumes are trending in the list of do-it-yourself (DIY) costume choices this Halloween. Goodwill® polled...

Oct 01, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Pledges to Employ and Empower People with Disabilities

 Throughout the month of October, Goodwill is proud to stand with the U.S. Department of Labor to support National Disability Employment...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® and The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Mark the 20th Anniversary of the Goodwill Sale

Goodwill Industries International is pleased to participate in the 20th year of the semi-annual Goodwill Sale with The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc....

Sep 02, 2014, 16:31 ET
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Goodwill® Provides Update On Data Security Issue

 Goodwill Industries International (GII) today provided an update on behalf of its members regarding the potential data security issue it...

Sep 01, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Honors America's Workers On Labor Day

As a means of honoring the economic and social contributions of U.S. workers, Labor Day first became a federal holiday 120 years ago, in 1894. Just...

Aug 29, 2014, 12:00 ET
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A Look At Five Unique Thrift Store Finds As Pioneer Online Auction Site Turns 15

America's favorite online thrift store — and the nation's first nonprofit online auction site — is celebrating its 15th anniversary,...

Aug 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

Goodwill Industries International Reaches Guidestar Exchange Gold Level

Goodwill Industries International reached the Gold-level of participation in the GuideStar Exchange for its demonstrated commitment to...