Why Be Ordinary When You Could Look Extraordinary in a Halloween Costume from Goodwill ROCKVILLE, MD — This Halloween, shop your local Goodwill store for unique and iconic costumes that even Wednesday Addams would approve. Goodwill has once again teamed up with MGM to bring the first family of Halloween to Goodwill in celebration of
Martin Scaglione to serve as new chief mission officer ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII), the leading workforce development provider in North America, is excited to announce the hiring of Martin Scaglione as the organization’s new chief mission officer. Scaglione brings a wealth of knowledge and nonprofit expertise to Goodwill, most recently serving as
2021 Goodwill® Halloween Survey Uncovers Trends for the Halloween Season ROCKVILLE, MD — According to Goodwill’s annual Halloween Survey, three in four Americans (74%) plan to celebrate Halloween this year. The most popular ways people plan to celebrate include giving out candy to trick-or-treaters (41%), wearing a costume or dressing up (34%), decorating their homes
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2021 Promote Sustainability by Thrifting at Goodwill Stores ROCKVILLE, MD — National Thrift Shop Day is dedicated to celebrating the art of thrifting and the joy of finding affordable, one-of-a-kind items. Goodwill organizations help extend the life of usable items through its business model of collecting and selling donated goods.
Lyft Pink Annual Membership to Add Access to New Unlimited Bikeshare Benefits FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2021 ROCKVILLE, MD — As unemployment rates have rebounded at lower rates for communities of color in recent months, Lyft and Goodwill are working to directly address that issue. The expanded LyftUp Jobs Access Program will help ensure
Goodwill® Senior Director Of Government Affairs Laura Walling, Esq. Named To The Nonprofit Times’ “2021 Power & Influence Top 50”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2021 ROCKVILLE, MD The NonProfit Times, a leading publication for nonprofit management, has named Goodwill Industries International (GII) Senior Director of Government Affairs Laura Walling to its annual list of the country’s top executives in the sector. The “2021 NPT Power & Influence Top 50” recognizes leaders for their innovation, influence and
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2021 ROCKVILLE, MD — Edgar “Ned” Helms, former founder and director of the New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice at the University of New Hampshire and former project director for the New Hampshire Citizens Health Initiative, has been elected to serve as board chair on the Goodwill Industries
For immediate release July 28, 2021 Goodwill Industries International Names Michael Blanton its 2021 Achiever of the Year Rockville, MD — Michael Blanton was living in a homeless shelter following his release from incarceration in October 2019 when he learned about the Goodwill Re-Integration Program (GRIP) in Baton Rouge, LA, operated by Goodwill Industries of
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2021 Goodwill Industries International Names Diondre Ouzts Its 2021 Graduate of the Year Rockville, MD – Diondre Ouzts needed a new direction when he learned he could no longer play sports in high school during his senior year. He had attended three different high schools in Washington, D.C., and he
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2021 Dr. Samantha-Rae Dickenson Leads DEI Development and Strategic Planning ROCKVILLE, MD — Goodwill Industries International (GII), the leading workforce provider in North America, announced the appointment of Dr. Samantha-Rae Dickenson. Dr. Dickenson will lead the development and promotion of DEI plans and implement workplace and initiatives and best practices.
National Governors Association Launches State Equitable Recovery Coalition to Help States Advance Inclusive Economic Growth
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2021 Media contact: James Nash, 202-624-3658 or [email protected] WASHINGTON – The National Governors Association (NGA) today launched the State Equitable Recovery Coalition to partner with other national organizations and build on existing efforts to drive equitable economic recovery championed by Governors of states and territories. The coalition will complement existing
Program is part of new Rising Together™ coalition working to give people the complete support they need in order to access jobs that lead to sustaining careers ROCKVILLE, MD — Amid the ongoing, pandemic-related employment crisis paired with an anticipated jump in demand for qualified healthcare workers, Goodwill is teaming with the Anthem Foundation, the