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    October 2018

    October 04, 2018 Empowering Workers with Disabilities to Reach Their Goals

    Goodwill® Joins Department of Labor to Mark National Disability Employment Awareness Month ROCKVILLE, MD— This October, Goodwill Industries International and local, community-based Goodwill organizations highlight the contributions of American workers with disabilities during National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year’s theme—“America’s Workforce: Empowering All” —aligns with Goodwill’s defining mission of providing all workers, including those with ...

    October 04, 2018 Goodwill® and General Motors Launch GoodProspects® for Careers

    New Investment to Provide Enhanced  Employment and Job Training Opportunities in the Changing Labor Market ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII) has received a nearly half-million dollar investment from General Motors to support three local Goodwill organizations in adding or expanding their training programs to meet the specific needs of their local communities. The initiative is called GoodProspects for Careers and will be implemented at the following Goodwills: ...

    October 01, 2018 New Poll: Unique Costumes and Thrift Store Shopping are Hot for Halloween This Year

    ROCKVILLE, MD ­— Americans of all ages are most excited to wear unique, one-of-a-kind costumes this Halloween season, and thrift stores are the number one place where shoppers plan to find materials for their do-it-yourself ensembles, according to the 2018 Goodwill® Halloween Poll. Participants in this year’s survey responded to a series of online questions about Halloween costumes and decorating habits. More than half (56 percent) of respondents said at least one person or pet in ...