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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield have announced a partnership to launch Pikeville’s Reintegrating Individuals Successfully Every Day (RISE) program, a job-readiness training program aimed at connecting low-income Kentuckians with resources to find and sustain employment.
Goodwill Manasota recently received a grant of $50,000 in Community Investment funding from United Way Suncoast, designated for its GoodPartner Coach Financial Literacy program. The United Way funding will support efforts to provide Goodwill employees with one-on-one job training, coaching, life and career goal-setting, and financial literacy services.
As summer plans fell apart for many this summer, Goodwill of South Central Ohio, the Pioneer Center, and the Ross County Park District came together to develop a new plan – Camp Dream.
Goodwill Northern New England (Goodwill NNE) is seeking 50 national service members who will serve in year-long AmeriCorps programs based multiple locations across Maine.