Help Fund Job Training while Shopping Online ROCKVILLE, MD — Need a place to make all of your holiday purchases quickly, safely and economically? Shopgoodwill.com® is the place to go! With only 26 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, the holiday shopping season is more condensed than usual. In fact, it’s the shortest holiday
Goodwill Industries International will host a mobile donation center at Beyoncé’s The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour locations throughout the United States and Canada. During her North American tour, Beyoncé will encourage fans and concert attendees to support Goodwill’s job training and community-based services that reduce unemployment and help people care for their families. Charitybuzz.com is auctioning special ticket packages for the tour, with the revenue benefitting Goodwill.
Beyoncé Partners with Goodwill® to Transform Lives Rockville, MD — Goodwill Industries International is pleased to announce that Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will lend her voice to help raise awareness about Goodwill’s mission of transforming lives through the power of work. The announcement comes just as Beyoncé gets ready to kick off The Mrs. Carter Show World
Vintage clothing can be an excellent way to express your creativity and individuality — even within the confines of your 9-to-5 job. Goodwill® is and always will be an excellent source to get these items inexpensively, due in part to their entrepreneurial business model of collecting and selling donated goods in its more than 2,800 stores and its auction site, shopgoodwill.com. To add a little vintage spice to your workplace wardrobe, consider these tips.
With the coming of the new year many of us like to reflect upon the previous year and resolve to do better in the next: lose some weight, quit smoking, save more, and do more for those less fortunate.
How about considering Goodwill® in your New Year’s resolutions? Goodwill generates opportunities for people to achieve economic stability and build strong families and vibrant communities by offering job training, employment placement services and other community-based programs for people who have disabilities, those who lack education or job experience, and others who face challenges to finding employmen
When I started thrifting, I was immediately drawn to the coats. The Goodwill® store that I frequented had a massive coat display, with everything from fur to leather to wool. The modern coats being sold in department stores really had lacked in quality, at least the ones I could afford, but here the coats were actually warm, made with real wool (not some synthetic fiber), and had all the style and originality — maybe even a little more elevated! — than what I was finding elsewhere.
Low view of football player catching the ballAre you ready for some football? Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit and Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake are celebrating the sports season by renewing their relationships with local National Football League (NFL) teams in order to make a greater impact in their communities.
If there’s one thing that women cannot have enough of, it’s shoes. A great pair of shoes can transcend seasons, and can very often give a simple outfit its “wow” factor. Shoe choice is also pivotal when expressing a modern edge in vintage dressing. Just like in clothing, many of today’s biggest shoe trends are simply recycled from past eras. Therefore, it is entirely possible to find a trendy shoe score at your local Goodwill® store.
One of the hottest summers on record is drawing to a close, and while there are still plenty of warm-weather activities to fuel our fun, it’s also time to start thinking about back-to-school and fall fashions. Top fashion designers are pulling inspiration from a wide range of decades this fall, including the grungy 90s and psychedelic 70s. Here are five of the hottest back-to-school trends that, with a little bit of vision and creativity, can be easily emulated with secondhand clothing found at your local Goodwill® store.
“Workin’ It” program will allow Goodwill to serve even more people who face employment challenges ROCKVILLE, Md. — Goodwill®, in collaboration with eBay Giving Works, eBay’s charity fundraising program, today launched a fundraising campaign that focuses on helping people find and keep jobs. From February 7 to 13, Goodwill will be a featured nonprofit on