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    January 2017

    January 11, 2017 Celebrating the 15th Annual National Mentoring Month, Goodwill® Looks to Engage Volunteers throughout January

    GoodGuides® Helps Youth Find the Right Path ROCKVILLE, MD — January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Goodwill is celebrating 15 years of the national mentoring movement by expanding quality mentoring opportunities to connect more of our community’s young people with caring adults. According to Opportunity Index (2013), one in seven young people ages 16 to 24 is disconnected from school and work. Goodwill is helping area youth overcome disadvantages, avoid delinquency and ...

    January 10, 2017 Organize Your Home and Create Jobs by Donating to Goodwill® in January

    January is Get Organized Month. Help Job Seekers in Your Community this Month. Rockville, MD — People can start their 2017 off right with a new year’s resolution to help them and their neighbors. Collect items no longer needed and donate them to local Goodwill organizations. In doing so, donors help fund job placement, employment training and community-based services in local communities. “With the holidays over, it is time to examine your home and remove items that you no longer ...

    January 09, 2017 Goodwill Industries International's Intranet Awarded Nielsen Norman Group Recognition

    Goodwill’s Intranet Named Among “10 Best Intranets for 2017” ROCKVILLE, MD — MyGoodwill, Goodwill Industries International’s intranet, was selected as one of “The Year’s 10 Best Intranets” by Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), a leading user experience research, training and consulting firm that advises companies how to improve bottom line through human-centered design of products and services. Award recipients were recognized for prioritizing the consolidation of systems as a ...

    January 04, 2017 Goodwill® and Roadie Team Up to Pick Up and Deliver Donations Nationwide

    New Partnership Allows Consumers To Donate With The Tap Of An App ROCKVILLE, MD — A new partnership between Goodwill® and Roadie, Inc. aims to make it easier for people to donate items they no longer use or need, from clothes to couches to dressers and bicycles. Roadie — the national on-the-way delivery network — will pick up any unwanted items and take them to the nearest Goodwill donation center through February 28th. “January is typically a month when people reflect and ...