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Jul 10, 2017, 10:34 ET Award-Winning Goodwill® Veteran Selected To Chair Goodwill Industries International Board Of Directors

The Goodwill Industries International (GII) board of directors has elected Karla Grazier, president and CEO of Discover Goodwill of Southern and...


Jul 07, 2017, 15:58 ET Goodwill® And Sony Pictures Announce Winner Of DIY Spider-Man Suit Contest And Champion Social/Environmental Cause

Super hero fans around the country had a chance to put their own Spidey senses to the test by creating original DIY suits inspired by Sony...


Jun 12, 2017, 12:40 ET Goodwill® Ranks #1 On enso's World Value Index For The Second Year

Goodwill, the leading nonprofit provider of employment placement, job training and education services, has been ranked #1 on the annual World Value...


May 11, 2017, 08:05 ET Goodwill® Celebrates 115 Years Of Social Enterprise

In 1902, a Methodist minister with a burlap sack had a bold new idea about how to help people find jobs and provide for their families. More than a...


May 09, 2017, 11:05 ET Arkansas Man a "Leader By Example"

Brian Miller didn't start out life as an obvious leader. He had a difficult youth, but after serving a prison term, he was determined to turn his...


May 08, 2017, 15:23 ET Overcoming A Past Of Abuse And Hardship To Lead A Life Of Success And Service To Others

Tieausha Thomas' life story is one of courage and perseverance. For all that she has overcome — and all that she has accomplished — Goodwill...


May 04, 2017, 06:36 ET Goodwill Industries® Week Celebrates 115 Years of Building Better Futures and Changing Lives

From May 7 – 13, Goodwill is celebrating Goodwill Industries Week. For 115 years, Goodwill has worked in communities to help anyone facing...


Apr 25, 2017, 08:00 ET An Annual Rite Of Spring: Shoppers Donated To Goodwill During Bon-Ton Stores Goodwill® Sale

Customers of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: BONT) 262 stores donated more than 564,000 dollars in cash donations, the most dollars ever...


Apr 20, 2017, 16:21 ET Miss USA Deshauna Barber Headlines Goodwill® Summit To Help Veterans And Military Families Build Their Careers

Deshauna Barber, a captain in the U.S. Army Reserve and Miss USA 2016, will serve as a keynote speaker and participate in the Goodwill for...


Apr 13, 2017, 08:05 ET John Miller Inducted Into Goodwill® Hall of Fame

John Miller, the retired president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin (Goodwill SEW), is the newest inductee into the...


Apr 06, 2017, 07:47 ET Local Goodwill® Executive, Seven Members Of Congress Honored

Goodwill Industries International (GII) is pleased to recognize the president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas (Little Rock), along with...


Apr 03, 2017, 07:47 ET Goodwill® Advocates for Congress to Support Workers, Charitable Giving and Education

This year, 125 Goodwill representatives, including executives, professionals, volunteers and other advocates from around the country will meet with...


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...