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    Press Releases

    April 2019

    April 12, 2019 Executive Leaders at Two Goodwill® Organizations Awarded for Commitment To Advocacy

    ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII) is pleased to award the 2019 Advocacy Leader Award to Joanne Hilferty, president and CEO at Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries (Boston, MA), and Reginald Hughes, executive director of Palmetto Goodwill Services, a division of Palmetto Goodwill (Charleston, SC). The recipients have demonstrated a long-standing commitment and impact in advocating for the Goodwill mission in Congress, and prioritizing the needs of Goodwill program ...

    April 12, 2019 Eleven Policymakers Awarded by Goodwill® at Annual Advocacy Event

    ROCKVILLE, MD Rockville, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII) is awarding eleven United States Senators and Representatives with the 2019 Policymaker Leader Award. The recipients have demonstrated tremendous support of Goodwill’s public policy and legislative agenda. Awardees include: Representative Kay Granger (R-TX-12) has a long history of fighting for jobs for the citizens in her district and supporting the mission of Goodwill. A member of Rep. Granger’s staff presented ...

    April 10, 2019 Growing Skills, Going Nationwide: Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator® Blossoms

    Goodwill®, Google Expand Successful Program to Provide Digital Skills Training ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International and Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, are expanding a successful program that provides digital skills training to U.S. workers. The Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator, is designed to meet a range of needs — from basic keyboarding to advanced computer programming — to sharpen the digital skills of today’s workers and provide the necessary training ...

    April 08, 2019 Long-Term Ohio Goodwill® President and CEO Receives Distinguished Career Award

    ROCKVILLE, MD — After more than 40 years of leading and growing Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries (Cincinnati), Goodwill Industries International is pleased to award Joseph Byrum the 2019 J.D. Robins Jr. Distinguished Career Award. The award recognizes a Goodwill CEO for outstanding career contributions and dedication to the advancement of the Goodwill Industries® enterprise over a span of at least 25 years, with at least 15 years as a CEO. Under Byrum’s leadership, the Cincinnati ...

    April 08, 2019 Oregon Goodwill® CEO Awarded for Commitment to Professional Development

    ROCKVILLE, MD — For his tremendous commitment to the development of Goodwill staff and team members at other Goodwill organizations, Jim Martin, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Lane and South Coast Counties (Eugene, OR), is the 2019 recipient of the P.J. Trevethan Award. The award is presented annually to a Goodwill Industries® CEO for outstanding contribution to the training of Goodwill personnel. Goodwill Industries International presented him with the award in February 2019 at ...