ROCKVILLE, MD — The Fall Goodwill Sale, a partnership with The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) and Goodwill Industries International, collected more than 3 million pounds of clothing and textile donations to benefit Goodwill’s job training programs and community-based services. The donations have an estimated value of approximately $12.5 million in revenue, which will be
ROCKVILLE, MD — While New York Fashion Week highlights super-chic trends for the coming year, consumers can update their wardrobes with fabulous fashion finds right now thanks to The Bon-Ton Stores and Goodwill. The semi-annual Goodwill Sale, taking place September 19 through October 5, rewards shoppers for donating gently used clothing to any of the
Pamela, a lifelong track-and-field athlete, joined the Army’s World Class Athlete Program after missing the Olympic team by two spots. Following her time in the military, she faced more than a year of unemployment and struggled to find a match between her military skills and civilian positions. After connecting with Goodwill, she was hired as an employment specialist and later promoted to program manager, where she now helps other veterans get back on their feet.
ROCKVILLE, MD — The semi-annual Goodwill Sale, a partnership between The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) and Goodwill Industries International, collected 2.6 million pounds of clothing and textiles during its spring promotion. These donations have an estimated value of $11 million in revenue. From March 13 – 30, 2013, customers brought donations of used clothing
Shoppers earn discounts and support job programs by donating used goods during the semi- annual spring event ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries® and The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT) are encouraging consumers to donate and save during the semi-annual Bon-Ton Goodwill Sale, which will take place from March 13–30, 2013. Throughout the sale, The Bon-Ton
When Justin first started work, he struggled to understand appropriate boundaries and actively listen to directions from his supervisor. Goodwill’s program gave him the structured setting he needed in order to build those skills, and he is now employed at a local supermarket. “Overall, Goodwill has helped me overcome many obstacles to obtain a job that I really love.”
ROCKVILLE, MD — Before you head to the mall in search of just the right gifts, dig out those sweaters you no longer wear or your children’s outgrown clothing and donate them during the new holiday Goodwill Sale. When you drop them off at any one of Bon-Ton’s 273 stores, your donations will benefit Goodwill’s
Ruthie from Cheyenne, WY, asks, “I’m a single mother, and my 16-year-old son recently told me he wants to drop out of high school. I’m devastated. Do you have any information about the importance of high school diplomas that might persuade him, or any other resources that might help keep him in school?”
Wall Street Mission Goodwill Industries (Sioux City, IA) recently celebrated the launch of its Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program aimed at finding employment for homeless veterans in Sioux Falls, SD. The Sioux City Goodwill plans to enroll 55 homeless veterans in the program. When many of these veterans return home from active duty, they become chronically homeless, living out of cars, outside or on friends’ couches. Of the Sioux Falls area’s homeless population, veterans make up 11 to 20 percent.
Goodwill Reinforces the Need to Include People with Disabilities in our Nation’s Workforce ROCKVILLE, MD — More than 105,000 team members work at Goodwill and have helped make Goodwill® a thriving social enterprise, dedicated to helping people find jobs, earn paychecks and care for their families. Goodwill knows firsthand the benefits of having a diverse