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Jul 13, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Creator of Clutter Diet® Honored For Being Goodwill® Advocate

 Lorie Marrero, creator of The Clutter Diet®, has used her influence as a best-selling author, blogger and organization expert to further...

Jun 25, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Arkansas Goodwill CEO and Business Leader to Chair Goodwill Industries International Board of Directors

 The Goodwill Industries International (GII) Board of Directors has elected Brian Itzkowitz, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of...

Jun 22, 2015, 08:06 ET
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Goodwill® Makes Location Access Easier Than Ever

Today, Goodwill Industries International launched new features for its free Goodwill Locator app, which enables users to stay connected to...

May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Joins Top U.S. Corporations To Upskill The American Workforce

There are millions of job openings in the United States, but companies report having difficulties finding workers with the right skills, training...

May 05, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Nebraska Man Defined by His Independence, Determination and Courage

Steve Hennessey says his job at Goodwill® keeps him "out of trouble" and prevents him from getting bored. Those who know him see his situation...

May 04, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® Graduate Of The Year Takes Pride In His Work

 Archie Gibbs has faced no shortage of challenges in his life, yet he always perseveres.   When he was 7 years old, he awoke one...

May 01, 2015, 16:56 ET
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Looking for Work? Come to Goodwill's Career Fair

Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada will host career fairs on May 3-9 as part of Goodwill Industries Week. This year's career...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill® and Uber Team Up for Nationwide Mobile Donation Campaign

For one day this spring, donating clothes will be even easier thanks to an innovative partnership between Goodwill and the popular on demand...

Apr 27, 2015, 08:00 ET
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The Bon-Ton Goodwill Sale Collected More than Two Million Pounds of Donations to Benefit Goodwill® and the People it Serves

During the Spring Bon-Ton Goodwill Sale, which took place from March 12 to March 28, donors brought in donations of clothing, shoes, handbags and...

Mar 19, 2015, 08:00 ET
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This Spring Cleaning Season, Donated Goods Help Lead to a Fresh Start

With a particularly cold and snowy winter nearing an end, millions of people are gearing up for the annual de-hibernation ritual known as spring...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:38 ET
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Make a Fresh Start by Donating to Goodwill® at Bon-Ton Stores This Spring

Goodwill Industries International and The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) encourage people to clean out their closets and make a fresh start...

Feb 26, 2015, 09:30 ET

Goodwill® Creates New Retail Industry Credentialing Initiative With Funding From The Walmart Foundation

A new career-training program designed to equip experienced, entry-level retail employees with the skills and credentials to advance to in-demand,...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Goodwill's Brian Itzkowitz Named To Secretary Of Labor National Advisory Committee

 President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas (Little Rock) Brian Itzkowitz has been named to serve on the U.S. Department of Labor's...

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...