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    November 2017

    November 15, 2017 Bon-Ton and Goodwill® Raise $400k+ in Cash; Collect 1.5+ Million Pounds of Donations

    Semi-annual Goodwill Sale provides support for job seekers in 24 states ROCKVILLE, MD —The September 2017 Goodwill Sale, a partnership between The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. and Goodwill Industries International, raised more than $435,000 in cash donations and collected more than 1,537,240 pounds of donations. During the September event, donors were able to drop off items at Bon-Ton stores for donation to their local Goodwill organizations in exchange for coupons that provided discounts on the ...

    November 11, 2017 On Veterans Day, Goodwill® Says “Thank You” By Putting Veterans To Work

    Goodwill encourages companies to hire our nation's veterans ROCKVILLE, MD — The service and sacrifice of American veterans can be — and often is — sincerely acknowledged with a simple, “Thank You.” At Goodwill, we know how important it is for veterans to hear those simple words. It’s also true that successfully returning to civilian life often requires more support than a gesture of gratitude can provide. Veterans develop many skills during their military service but also ...

    November 06, 2017 Goodwill® Proposal Named Among Top Problem-Solving Solutions By MacArthur Foundation

    Adult Education Program Makes Top 200 of 100&Change Competition ROCKVILLE, MD — A plan by Goodwill Industries International and Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana to combat poverty through adult education was named among the top solutions to problems around the globe by the prestigious MacArthur Foundation. The Excel Center, first implemented by Goodwill in Indianapolis in 2011, is a unique, tuition-free public high school serving adults who previously dropped out of school ...