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Goodwill® Launches Rising TogetherTM Coalition with Anthem Foundation, Coursera, Google, Indeed and Lyft to Empower One Million People to Access Sustainable Careers by 2025

In the midst of the ‘shecession’ and immense job loss, corporate America and nonprofit joining forces to put people back to work. ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill, the leading workforce provider in North America, today announced a new, first-of-its-kind coalition called Rising TogetherTM, which will work to create an equitable economic recovery and provide job seekers

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Goodwill® Partners with Facebook Elevate and Coursera for Social Media Marketing Training

Initiative will help 6,000 job seekers gain vital new skills and earn a professional certificate. ROCKVILLE, MD — As the pandemic accelerates a shift in the workforce toward positions that require digital skills, Goodwill, Facebook Elevate and Coursera are launching a new initiative to help job seekers master social media marketing skills. This vital partnership will

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Celebrate Earth Day with Easy, Eco-friendly Activities   

Goodwill® Provides Tips to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle While Helping Others in Your Local Community  Rockville, MD — Earth Day is a great time to examine personal habits and think through ways to live more sustainably. Even small changes can make a big difference in reducing each person’s environmental footprint. Imagine the difference you

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GOODWILL® AND ACCENTURE DEVELOP VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE TO HELP PEOPLE IMPACTED BY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM ENTER THE WORKFORCE

Second Chance Month: A Time to Spotlight Work That Helps Individuals with Criminal Backgrounds to Successfully Reenter Their Communities ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International has teamed with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to develop an innovative virtual experience called Project Overcome. The experience is designed for people impacted by the criminal justice system who want to

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Nonprofits Applaud #Relief4Charities in American Rescue Plan Act

WASHINGTON, DC —The American Rescue Plan Act, now signed into law, includes several provisions of importance to the charitable nonprofit sector. The leading coalition of the nation’s nonprofits celebrates many helpful aspects of the law and urges Congress and the Administration to quickly take action to enact further #Relief4Charities: “The American Rescue Plan Act will

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Nonprofits Applaud Expanded Nonprofit Relief in American Rescue Plan Act, Call for Further #Relief4Charities

Washington, DC – The American Rescue Plan Act, just passed by the House, includes several provisions of importance to the charitable nonprofit sector. A statement from the leading coalition of the nation’s nonprofits follows: “The American Rescue Plan Act would provide much-needed relief to many nonprofits on the frontlines of helping people in communities across

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Goodwill® Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Kim Tran to Lead Goodwill Industries International’s Financial Department ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Tran as the organization’s new chief financial officer (CFO) effective Tuesday, February 16. As CFO, Tran will oversee all aspects of GII’s financial operations at a critical time as GII implements

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GOODWILL® ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Onney Crawley to join Goodwill Industries International February 16 ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII) is adding to its leadership team with the appointment of Onney Crawley as chief marketing officer. Crawley brings a wealth of business-to-consumer and business-to-business expertise and experience with Fortune 500 companies in the areas of marketing, brand management, business

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Charitable Nonprofits Send Letter to President Biden and Congressional Leaders Making Case for Pandemic Relief

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, 75 national nonprofits sent a letter to President Biden and congressional leadership urging them to recognize the unique role of charitable nonprofits in providing pandemic relief and economic recovery by enacting solutions tailored to the needs and realities of these organizations that are devoted to serving the public good. The letter

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Goodwill® Receives Largest Investment in its 118-Year History to Help Americans Get Back to Work 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 15, 2020 Investment in training and career services to rebuild U.S. economy leverages Goodwill’s extensive national footprint, deep roots in communities and comprehensive services for job seekers  25M+ people accessed Goodwill services last year and 1 in 275 of those who went to work in the U.S. were helped by Goodwill

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Dedicated Goodwill® Team Member Discovers Her Potential as She Works to Bring Her Family Out of Poverty

Goodwill Industries International Names Gina Casteal its 2020 Achiever of the Year Eight years ago, Gina Casteal found herself homeless. With the encouragement and help of her loved ones, she entered and successfully completed the North Texas Institute for Career Development’s CDL (commercial driver’s license) training program, an offering of Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth

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Oregon Woman Gets a Second Chance with Support From Goodwill®

Goodwill Industries International Names Linda Sutton its 2020 Kenneth Shaw Graduate of the Year By the time she was 11 years old, Linda Sutton was arrested for the first time and sent to residential juvenile detention. Despite her age, she already had more experience with illegal substances than any child should be exposed to. After

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