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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...


Oct 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Generous Donors Make the Bon-Ton Goodwill® Sale a Continued Success

From September 14 – October 1, 2016, customers at The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store,...


Oct 11, 2016, 07:00 ET Get Inspired by the Ghostbusters and Pick Up Your Fun and Fashionable Halloween Costumes at Goodwill®

The Halloween season is in full swing and millions of shoppers have made Goodwill their Halloween headquarters. The more than 3,200 Goodwill stores...


Oct 04, 2016, 03:00 ET Goodwill® Uncovers Halloween Trends to Help People Celebrate a Frighteningly Fabulous Holiday

 Funny costumes are the most popular in 2016, according to Goodwill's National Halloween Poll. Goodwill commissioned the phone poll from ORC...


Aug 30, 2016, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Urges Americans To Take The #LaborOfLove Pledge To Spread Awareness About Goodwill® And The Importance Of Job Training

 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5.6 million job openings on the last business day of June this year. In...


Aug 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Save Money While Encouraging Kids To Define Their Own Styles This Back-to-School Season With Goodwill®

 As summer is nearing an end and families gear up for the next school year, they can visit Goodwill® to find all the items children need...


Jul 07, 2016, 08:05 ET Goodwill® Organizations Awarded Grant For More Than Four Million Dollars To Improve Employment Outcomes And Reduce Recidivism Among Justice-Involved Young Adults

 Communities served by five local Goodwill® organizations will benefit from a $4.5 million grant to establish the Goodwill LifeLaunch...


Jul 05, 2016, 08:05 ET Goodwill® Executive Named To Veterans' Labor Panel

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries International Senior Director of Mission Services Joylin Kirk has...


Jun 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Awarded $4 Million TechHire Grant From Department Of Labor Employment And Training Administration To Train People For Careers In Technology

 Goodwill Industries International has received a $4 million TechHire grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training...


Jun 23, 2016, 08:05 ET Business Management Leader And Longtime Goodwill® Advocate To Chair Goodwill Industries International Board Of Directors

 The Goodwill Industries International Board of Directors has elected as its chairman Larry DeJarnett, retired Officer/Partner of management...


Jun 16, 2016, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Tops The Brand World Value Survey At #1 For Best Brand Overall

Goodwill®, a leading nonprofit provider of job training, employment placement services and other community-based programs, was ranked #1 in...


Jun 07, 2016, 08:05 ET Goodwill® Honors Three Organizations For Excellence In Family Strengthening

 Local Goodwill organizations in Huntington, WV; Houston, TX; and Tulsa, OK, are being recognized for their outstanding efforts to strengthen...


May 05, 2016, 08:00 ET From Homeless, Single Mother to Registered Nurse and Goodwill® Graduate of the Year

Tiarra Barrera-Hammond has faced many challenges over the past several years. During her early 20s, she had to start over in California.  As a...


May 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Texas Man Builds Successful Career After Earning A Second Chance At Goodwill Central Texas

 Charles Jackson knew that reentering society and finding a job would be difficult, after spending more than two years in federal prison....


May 02, 2016, 07:03 ET Build Your Career. Find A Job. Participate In A Goodwill® Career Fair For A Jumpstart

 The number of people applying for jobless benefits are the lowest they've been since March 1973, according to a recent report from the U.S....


Apr 21, 2016, 11:31 ET Spring Shoppers Donate More than Two Million Pounds of Merchandise During the Bon-Ton Goodwill® Sale

Goodwill Sale donors and shoppers at The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) 267 stores, including Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's,...


Mar 22, 2016, 05:00 ET Goodwill® Encourages Spring Cleaning With #CleanSweep Campaign

Spring cleaning is a great time to sort out the clutter, but it can also be an overwhelming chore that intimidates many out of even getting...


Mar 17, 2016, 05:00 ET Grand Opening Of New Anchorage Location: Goodwill® Is Now Changing Lives In All 50 States

 Thursday, March 17 at 8 a.m. marks the grand opening of Goodwill Industries of Alaska's new retail store and donation center at 3838 Old...


Jan 28, 2016, 16:55 ET Goodwill® Helps People Get the Tax Refund They Have Earned

Each year, millions of people do not claim valuable tax credits, simply because they are not aware that they qualify. That is why Goodwill®...


Jan 26, 2016, 06:00 ET Goodwill® and Interstate Hotels & Resorts Streamline Hospitality Hiring and Recruitment Through Innovative Collaboration

 Goodwill has joined forces with Interstate Hotels & Resorts to connect qualified candidates with jobs in hospitality, a unique...


Jan 07, 2016, 07:00 ET Let Your Resolution Turn Into Someone Else's Job Solution

 Are you having trouble coming up with a good new year's resolution — one that you'll actually stick to this time? Don't worry!...


Dec 22, 2015, 08:00 ET Goodwill® Encourages Holiday Giving With #GiveGoodwill Campaign

The holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to give thanks and to give back to youth who are facing challenges within our communities. In...


Dec 09, 2015, 07:00 ET Goodwill® Looks At Past Holiday Must-Haves And Asks "Where Are They Now?"

 With the holiday season just around the corner, Goodwill encourages everyone to reduce clutter and support the mission of Goodwill by donating...


Dec 07, 2015, 08:00 ET Goodwill® and American Greetings Join Together to Bring Joy this Holiday Season

 A message of joy and Goodwill® can be seen in Walmart this holiday season. American Greetings, creator and manufacturer of innovative...


Nov 30, 2015, 03:00 ET Goodwill® And Partner Brands Give Consumers A Socially Conscious Reason To Shop Online This Holiday Season

 This Cyber Monday, Goodwill® and its partner brands are joining forces to provide online consumers with a new and convenient way to...