eBay for Charity—one of the world’s largest and most active fundraising platforms where a hundred percent of the portion of funds raised goes directly back to the intended charities.
Just one of more than 20 mission programs, Goodwill’s Youth Career Development Program addresses deep deficits in graduation rates by providing customized direction and support to under-resourced students every year.
Goodwill Industries of Southern Piedmont hosted the-first-of-its-kind Technology Skills Showcase earlier this October.
Last month, Jeremiah Robinson, a career development facilitator with Goodwill Industries- Manasota’s Veterans Services Program, was presented with a “Hero of the Month” award for his service to his local veteran population.
On a warm October morning, eager job seekers came by bus, car and on foot, dressed in their best and hungry for opportunity. There to meet them were equally excited hiring managers looking for their next great hires.
Students with disabilities at Booker High School are now earning school credit through vocational training at local Goodwill® retail store.
Back-to-school season is an exciting time of year, evoking traditional images of friends reunited, college dormitories and football rivalries. But for many of today’s students, this time of year holds very different associations. The population of learners is diversifying, as are employer needs in a changing job market.
Two Goodwills joined forces to help move people into personal stability. One year later, both nonprofits have benefited and so have many people who are now in careers that fulfil and sustain them.
This month’s Social Good blog explores a groundbreaking education initiative for Walmart employees. At a time when the average college grad owes more than $37,000 in student loan debt, Walmart is offering its employees a college education for just one dollar a day.