As Dogwood Pass staff prepped its wild west town in Pike County for a Civil War reenactment, they were happy to have some extra help through Goodwill Industries of South Central Ohio’s summer youth program.
Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina (Triad Goodwill) reports that it collected 1,382 pounds of non-perishable food in the month of June. This announcement comes during a time when many families in the region struggle with economic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Caddo Parish District Attorney’s (DA’s) office has partnered with Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana to help young adults with a history of criminal misconduct who want to turn their lives around.
Tax day is July 15 this year, and while we may have had two extra months to prepare thanks to COVID-19 delays, you may still be scrambling to finalize your tax return and get it submitted to the IRS. The good news is, more than 20 Goodwill organizations across the United States offer free tax-filing services for those who qualify, all at no cost to you
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma recently received an $830,000 CARES grant, which it will use to help house more than 100 veterans who are currently homeless.
Goodwill Industries of Southern Louisiana Gives Away Children’s Meals as a Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Goodwill Industries of Southern Louisiana is hosting weekly food giveaways to help families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Countless volunteers load cars and baskets with food to distribute to others.
In Miami, Goodwill South Florida has teamed up with Baptist Health South Florida to create COVID-19 hospital care kits for patients who come through the emergency room or who have stayed as in-patients.
In an effort to provide additional community support while its retail stores are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Goodwill of Greater Washington has partnered with the Capital Area Food Bank to deliver food to local distribution centers.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Goodwill Wyoming stepped up to provide five different Wyoming nonprofits a total of $20,000 to aid them during these stressful times. Contributions were made to the Laramie Soup Kitchen, Laramie Interfaith, Food Bank of Sweetwater County, St. Joseph’s Food Pantry in Cheyenne and Joshua’s Pantry in Casper.
Goodwill’s Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for adults who are age 55 and older. In January 2020, Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana was serving over 250 SCSEP participants who were earning money while learning new skills, mastering job search techniques and building work experience to obtain employment, all with the support of a SCSEP guide.
Goodwill South Florida has long been in the apparel manufacturing business, producing more than a million apparel and textile items annually for various commercial and military customers. When Goodwill® temporarily shuttered its operations due to the COVID-19 health crisis, it converted a portion of its business to produce personal protective equipment for local healthcare personnel and hospitals. Then, Ryder System reached out to inquire about the possibility of sewing masks for its essential workers.
Due to the pandemic, many people who’ve never required help before are seeking nourishment for their families. That’s why, in South Bend, IN, Goodwill of Michiana has teamed up with St. Vincent de Paul Society to distribute food to those in need.