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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...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
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D.C. Area Business Leader to Chair Goodwill Industries International Board of Directors

The Goodwill Industries International board of directors has elected Larry Ishol, a partner at Deloitte LLP, as the chairman of its board. Ishol...

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...