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May 05, 2020, 04:00 ET North America's Leading Workforce Provider Serving As First Responder In COVID-19 Crisis

With 30 million people newly unemployed over the past six weeks, Goodwill is expanding its work to meet their urgent need, helping people learn...


Apr 20, 2020, 13:48 ET Nation's Charitable Nonprofits Urge Congress to Move Frontline Responders to the Front of the Line for COVID-19 Relief

Listening to debate and deliberations from Capitol Hill this past week, we are concerned that the urgent needs of nonprofit organizations are not...


Apr 14, 2020, 16:32 ET YWCA USA, Goodwill® and United Way Worldwide Call on Congress to Include Nonprofits in Next Economic Stimulus Package

YWCA USA, Goodwill Industries International and United Way Worldwide, which collectively employ more than 155,000 people and reach more than 95...


Mar 26, 2020, 17:02 ET Leaders of Nation's Charitable Nonprofits Respond to Passage of CARES

Following days of heated marathon negotiations, the Senate approved the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the largest...


Mar 23, 2020, 12:01 ET Statement: Leaders of Nation's Charitable Nonprofits Urge Congress to Go Further

Goodwill® and the nation's leading nonprofits highlighted below express thanks to the Senate for taking the first step in recognizing nonprofits in...


Nov 11, 2019, 06:15 ET Goodwill® Celebrates Our Heroes Year Round By Connecting Veterans and their Families with Employment and Job Training Opportunities

On Veterans Day, our nation's heroes are recognized and celebrated by individuals, groups and organizations across the country. At Goodwill, we show...


Oct 10, 2019, 07:52 ET Goodwill® Is Favorite Halloween Destination For Do-It-Yourself Costume Fans

Americans are divided on their favorite styles of Halloween costumes this year, and Goodwill is the top-ranked thrift store for do-it-yourselfers,...


Oct 08, 2019, 15:52 ET Goodwill®: Census Survey Demonstrates The Vital Importance Of Skills Training Programs

Recently, the U.S. Census Bureau released the American Community Survey, its most detailed look at the country's people, places and economy. This...


Oct 03, 2019, 14:47 ET Goodwill® and The Addams Family Offer Creepy Inspiration, Costumes that Don't Break the Bank

This Halloween, if you are looking for something creepy, kooky and mysteriously spooky, shop for one-of-a-kind costumes at Goodwill and see the new...


Sep 19, 2019, 18:25 ET Goodwill Industries International Names New CFO

Marla Jackson has been named as Goodwill Industries International's (GII's) chief financial officer (CFO), effective October 4. In this role, she...


Aug 19, 2019, 12:12 ET Goodwill® Helps Non-Traditional Learners Go Back To School

It's back-to-school season, and today's college students look very different from the stereotypical college kids of years gone by. According to...


Aug 16, 2019, 10:17 ET Get Good Finds At Goodwill® On National Thrift Shop Day

Goodwill is celebrating National Thrift Shop Day tomorrow, Saturday, August 17, 2019. National Thrift Shop Day is dedicated to promoting the art of...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:45 ET Former Executive At Dollar General Joins Goodwill® Board Of Directors

Bob Ravener, a former executive with the Dollar General Corporation, has joined the board of directors of Goodwill Industries International. Ravener...


Jul 10, 2019, 10:01 ET Lexington Native, Tenured CEO And Three-Term Board Member To Serve As Board Chair For Goodwill Industries International

Amy Luttrell, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky (Louisville), has been selected to serve as board chair on the Goodwill Industries ...


Jul 09, 2019, 10:06 ET Colorado Goodwill® Executive Receives Award For Management Excellence

Since Karla Grazier joined Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado (Discover Goodwill) in 2010, the organization has launched a...


Jul 08, 2019, 12:34 ET Goodwill® Awarded $4.5 Million Federal Grant To Support Young Adults With Holistic Reintegration Services

Goodwill Industries International (GII), has received a 39-month, $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training...


May 30, 2019, 15:55 ET Goodwill®-Google.org Partnership Recognized With 2019 Halo Award

The Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator® — an initiative created in collaboration between Goodwill Industries International and Google.org to close...


May 15, 2019, 15:30 ET Goodwill Industries International Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Goodwill Industries International (GII) is pleased to name former public- and private-sector executive David Eagles as the organization's chief...


May 09, 2019, 11:12 ET Goodwill® Leader Named To The Advisory Committee on Veterans' Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO)

Goodwill Industries International (GII) Veterans and Military Families Program Manager Pamela Johnson, MBA, has been appointed by Secretary of Labor...


May 07, 2019, 06:08 ET Dedicated Goodwill® Team Member Learns To Read At Age 65

Robert Frank came to his local Goodwill store five years ago looking for a job that would give his life purpose. Since then, he has excelled as...


May 06, 2019, 12:22 ET Indiana Man With Criminal Background Finds Fresh Start With Support From Goodwill®

By the time he turned 19, Dylan Snell was facing a felony theft charge. He was a high school dropout with no home, no job and no transportation....


May 06, 2019, 06:08 ET Goodwill Industries® Week Celebrates The Power Of Work

Every year during the first full week of May, Goodwill organizations across the United States and Canada celebrate Goodwill Industries Week to...


Apr 22, 2019, 09:52 ET This Earth Day, Practice A Sustainable Lifestyle At Goodwill®

Earth Day is the perfect time to reflect on how to positively impact the environment and create a healthier planet. One way to do this is by donating ...


Apr 11, 2019, 12:58 ET Eleven Policymakers Awarded By Goodwill® At Annual Advocacy Event

Goodwill Industries International (GII) is awarding eleven United States Senators and Representatives with the 2019 Policymaker Leader Award. The...


Apr 11, 2019, 12:51 ET Executive Leaders at Two Goodwill® Organizations Awarded for Commitment to Advocacy

Goodwill Industries International (GII) is pleased to award the 2019 Advocacy Leader Award to Joanne Hilferty, president and CEO at Morgan Memorial...