Goodwill® has always been on the frontlines of helping people grow their skills, find new jobs and build their careers throughout our 118-year history. As the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic forced nearly all Goodwill organizations to temporarily close retail locations and other facilities, many have formed partnerships at the local level to respond to the crisis and help people get much-needed resources.
Through Goodwill of Orange County’s supported employment program, three Goodwill program participants are working tirelessly to keep the medical center clean. Last week, they were recognized for their dedication, even during the pandemic, with an appreciation celebration from local police officers, firefighters and paramedics.
These have been difficult times for communities. At Goodwill®, we believe that 'GOOD WILL COME'! Each week, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio will provide free downloadable activities for you and your family to help your community grow stronger. Others are just fun ways to pass this time!
Myles Anton, executive chef and owner of The Franklin and Trattoria Stella in Traverse City, MI, found himself with an abundance of fresh produce and free time when restaurants across the state closed due to the public health crisis. That's when he arrived at the Goodwill Inn to volunteer
Healthcare workers are fighting a shortage of protective masks, but other personal protective equipment (PPE) items are also in reduced supply, such as scrubs, smocks and face shields. Not having these necessities has been a huge hurdle in battling the coronavirus.
As we adjust to staying at home, now is a great time to build our skills so we can return to work and advance our careers. Goodwill® is working to bring virtual job training to your home. Check out these resources, and let the learning begin!
Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas Launches New Initiative to Train Employees in Artificial Intelligence
The future is here. Many sectors including automotive, manufacturing, health care, finance and fashion are utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, automation and augmentation to meet production, inventory and distribution challenges.
When a young woman learns she’s going to become a mother for the first time, the prospect can be intimidating. She may wonder how she will care for her little one, what choices will be the best for her new family, and how she will keep her child happy, healthy and safe.
Goodwill® and Google Collaborate to Provide Virtual Resume Reviews in Celebration of Digital Learning Day
In celebration of Digital Learning Day on Thursday, February 27, 2020, Goodwill® and Google have joined forces to offer Virtual Resume Reviews to individuals nation-wide.
Goodwill KYOWVA Hosts Huntington’s Annual Sustainability Fair to Expand Interest and Knowledge Around Sustainability in the Community
The goal of the Huntington Sustainability Fair Project is to support a vibrant and sustainable local economy. Goodwill KYOWVA wanted to make the fair more expansive and inclusive event involving more community partners and expand the interest, reach and involvement by providing education and options available to people in the area to increase ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Ned Helms, Grandson of Goodwill Founder Rev. Edgar Helms, Delivers Commencement Address at Helms College
Institution builds pathways to success through career opportunities. An enthusiastic group of 575 family and friends cheered on 65 graduates from the Augusta campus of Helms College at a grand ceremony held at the Miller Theater.
GOODWILL OF THE OLYMPICS AND RAINIER REGION OFFERS GED TEST PREP CLASSES FOR YOUTH TO PREPARE FOR GED TESTS
Over the last several months, students in Longview, WA, have learned the power of perseverance. Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region offers GED test prep classes for youth and adults to prepare for GED tests.