ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International and Beyoncé continue a partnership this holiday season for Beyoncé’s second North American leg of The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour which includes 15 concert stops. With the exception of the November 30th date in Vancouver, Canada, the remaining fourteen stops will impact Goodwill headquarters in 13 communities, where
Mobile App Developed by AT&T Simplifies Donating and Purchasing at Goodwill ROCKVILLE, MD, aug 6, 2013 — Goodwill Industries International teamed with AT&T* to launch a free “Goodwill Locations/Locator” mobile app, currently available on iOS and Android mobile operating systems. Now, shoppers and donors need only to pull out a smartphone to find the nearest
If your family is like ours, there are very few things Dad loves more than receiving a handmade gift. Goodwill® has become my go-to source for materials I need to create unique home furnishings and accessories. One item that’s almost always plentiful at Goodwill stores is a selection of picture frames. Can you see where we’re headed with this? What dad doesn’t cherish a family picture? Instead of just popping a photo in a frame, I decided to show you how to combine two common Goodwill items to create a knock-out, custom picture frame that can proudly be given as a truly one-of-a-kind gift this Father’s Day.
What began as a volunteer program at Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona (Phoenix) to teach computer skills courses has expanded into a widespread volunteer program that meets critical needs throughout the region’s retail stores and career centers, allowing the Central Arizona Goodwill to offer more extensive services to an increasing number of people.The volunteer program has helped meet staffing needs at Goodwill an in keeping with its mission of putting people to work, Goodwill looks to hire many of the volunteers.
Every time I happily enter a Goodwill store, I think, “I should be blogging for Goodwill® so that I can show people how many fabulous home furnishings they can create from all of these goodies!” I guess I hounded them long enough, because now I get to do just that! Through the years, Goodwill has been my main source for supplies of all kinds. Since we’re all thinking about Mother’s Day, I thought I’d show you a piece of rescued and reupholstered furniture that most people would pass up.
College students urged to donate responsibly; recognize social impact ROCKVILLE, MD — As the college school year comes to an end, students leaving campus often leave perfectly good clothing, electronics, books and furniture in overflowing campus dumpsters. With an estimated three million students living in campus housing at 2,100 colleges and universities nationwide, that is
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
Because we have already created buzz around Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, why not fill in the only day after Thanksgiving that’s been sadly overlooked in the moniker department? That’s why right here, today, before all of my blogosphere witnesses, I propose Second Chance Sunday–when everyone goes to Goodwill and finds the most awesome gifts ever.
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.
You’ve got the shopping done and the kids have started school, but NOW what do you do? Sometimes that first couple of weeks is the hardest part of all as everyone gets adjusted to new routines and situations. In part two of our back-to-school series, let’s go over your two best weapons—the “family binder” and “Sunday planning.”