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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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SUPPORT JOB SEEKERS AND CAREER ADVANCERS BY DONATING TO GOODWILL® DURING THE GIVE WITH BING FALL CAMPAIGN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2020 Support Goodwill and People in Your Community by Searching on Bing.com ROCKVILLE, MD — Millions of people are out of work due to COVID-19. As the holiday season begins, people can help those who have lost their jobs and are looking for employment by supporting Goodwill® using the Microsoft

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Goodwill Receives SNAP E&T National Partnership Grant from USDA

Funds will expand capacity to help SNAP participants access job skills, training and placement ROCKVILLE, MD — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that Goodwill Industries International, the largest nonprofit workforce provider in North America, is one of four national nonprofits that will receive a new grant to strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and

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Goodwill® Announces Hiring of New Chief Information Officer

Dru Rai to begin as CIO in October ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII), the largest workforce provider in North America, is pleased to announce the hiring of Dru Rai as the organization’s new chief information officer (CIO). Rai, who has held leadership roles at numerous high-profile companies, including Fortune 500 companies, brings nearly

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Nonprofit Leaders Call for COVID-19 Relief Deal to Avert Further Job Losses and Economic Damage

September 24, 2020 Employers of all kinds across the country are struggling to survive as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on our society and the economy. No industry is immune, not even nonprofits. Before the pandemic, nonprofits collectively employed 12.3 million Americans — more than construction, more than manufacturing. But, like other industries, we

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Indeed Launches Free Virtual Hiring Tour to Get 20,000 Americans Hired

Goodwill® to partner to connect job seekers and employers with virtual interviewing technology for accelerated hiring AUSTIN, TX — Indeed, the world’s number one job site, announced today the launch of a Virtual Hiring Tour across the United States, with a goal of getting 20,000 people hired. Starting today in the Western U.S and moving

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Coalition of Nonprofits Calls on Congress to Act Quickly to Pass Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief Legislation 

Washington, D.C. (Sept. 10) — Today, the U.S. Senate voted on legislation aimed at addressing some of the issues stemming from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A statement from the leading coalition of the nation’s nonprofits follows: An engaged and effective charitable sector is critical to helping our nation’s communities and economy recover. Charitable nonprofits, like the

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From Jail to Jobs: Goodwill® Program Helps Young Adults Find Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2020 New Program Funded by Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International has received an investment from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to fund a new program that helps young adults find jobs after a period of incarceration. The Goodwill LifeLaunch: Ignite reentry

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Nonprofit Coalition Calls for #Relief4Charities as Senate and House Commence Negotiations on Relief Package

While there are some provisions in the HEALS Act that will help nonprofits, the bill does not include essential bipartisan solutions that many nonprofits require in order to be able to continue serving their communities.  Our communities are hurting and people are turning to nonprofits now more than ever. Furthermore, nonprofits face the unique challenge

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New Profit Launches Worker Advisory Board to Guide Future of Work Grand Challenge

Collaboration with Accenture and Goodwill® amplifies voices of frontline workers in the design and execution of the $6 million innovation competition  July 16, 2020 (National) – Building on the recent launch of New Profit’s $6 million Future of Work Grand Challenge, powered by XPRIZE and MIT Solve, the venture philanthropy organization today announced the creation

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GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL’S INTRANET RECOGNIZED BY THE NIELSEN NORMAN GROUP FOR ITS EXEMPLARY COVID-19 RESPONSE PAGES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 ROCKVILLE — Goodwill Industries International’s intranet, MyGoodwill, was recently acknowledged by the world-leading user experience research and consulting firm, Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), for its exemplary COVID-19 response pages. NN/g recognized Goodwill® in two distinct articles on its website, which are based on interviews with different intranet designers to

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