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Goodwill Manasota and Area High Schools Partner on Work Program for Exceptional Students

For exceptional students enrolled at high schools in Southwest Florida, the ESE (Exceptional Student Learning) program helps students with disabilities to progress in school as well as prepare for life after school.

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Community Partner Brings Holiday Cheer to One Goodwill Family

A standout Goodwill Manasota team member was recently granted a multitude of reasons to celebrate this holiday season as her family was selected to be the beneficiary of the Adams and Reese Sarasota office’s HUGS Program. Goodwill Manasota employee Irma Orona and her family received items including a Christmas tree and decorations, lots of clothing — including work clothes — plentiful toys for the children, and a generous Publix gift card.

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In Charlotte, NC, Goodwill Launches Customer Service and Professional Development Training

As businesses continue to grapple with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Reserve estimates that 47 million jobs could be lost because of this crisis. This increase in unemployment has led to a surge in workers looking for new opportunities. In particular, North Carolina expects 29,640 new jobs to be added in the professional and business services field by 2021 according to the NC Department of Commerce.

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Unique Partnership with Cook Medical is Bringing Opportunity to Bloomington, IN

A unique partnership designed to bring jobs, free education, wrap-around services and community ownership to a new medical device manufacturing facility was announced today on the northeast side of Indianapolis.

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Virtual Volunteer Fair in Florida Results in Project Benefiting Area Veterans

While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted nearly every area of life, it has not resulted in a loss of compassion. As a recent collaboration of Ringling College and Goodwill Manasota shows, the community’s prolific desire and willingness to help others has remained “virtually” unchanged.

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In Tacoma, CARES Funding Creates Paid Job Internships for Young Adults

A partnership between Pierce County Economic Development, WorkForce Central, and Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region has come together through a CARES Act initiative to create paid internship positions for young people in the community.

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Goodwill San Antonio is Providing Financial Assistance for Vocational Training

As the San Antonio community recovers from the economic challenges resulting in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Goodwill San Antonio’s Good Careers Academy is collaborating with Project Quest to help provide vocational training to individuals whose livelihood was negatively impacted by the pandemic.

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Blue Roofs: Goodwill of Acadiana is Collecting Tarps for Hurricane Relief in Louisiana

When Hurricane Laura hit southwestern Louisiana six weeks ago, it left countless damaged roofs its wake. Goodwill of Acadiana led the charge to collect tarps for distribution to their neighbors who were hit hard by the storm, which would serve as temporary coverings until the roofs could be repaired. Now, after Hurricane Delta made landfall on October 9 and battered homes in Acadia, Vermilion and Lafayette parishes, among others, the Goodwill is again collecting tarps to help those affected.

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Goodwill Partners with Albuquerque’s Hispano Chamber of Commerce to Help Seniors Build Digital Skills

Goodwill Industries of New Mexico works with the Hispano Chamber of Commerce to connect low-income seniors, ages 55 and over, with work experience and training to assist them in securing permanent community-based employment. Through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), the Goodwill serves a thriving Hispanic population in Albuquerque; nearly half of all Goodwill SCSEP participants are Hispanic.

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Goodwill San Antonio Seeks to Bridge Digital Divide in the Community

In recognition of National Digital Inclusion Week October 5-9, Goodwill San Antonio is asking business and community partners to donate gently used devices in support of its Technology Access Program targeting individuals and organizations who have limited access to technology. The organization is aiming to collect 1,900 laptops over the next four months.

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Lowes + Goodwill Partnership is Helping Goodwill Clients Build Careers in Middle Tennessee

A partnership between home improvement retailer Lowe’s and Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee is equipping people more effectively with the skills needed for rewarding careers in the construction industry.

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Celebrate Musicians and Singers with Disabilities with the Spirit of Goodwill Band

Join Goodwill South Florida (Miami, FL) in celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the premiere of the inspirational and award-winning film "For Once In My Life."

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