Goodwill® and The Addams Family Scare Up Tricks, Treats and Costumes This Halloween

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

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Goodwill® Announces Hiring Of New Chief Mission Officer

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

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HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS CONTINUE AMIDST PANDEMIC CONCERNS

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

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CELEBRATE THE JOYS OF THRIFITING AT GOODWILL® ON NATIONAL THRIFT SHOP DAY

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.

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LYFT AND GOODWILL® EXPAND JOBS ACCESS PROGRAM TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO VULNERABLE POPULATIONS

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

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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

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Goodwill Industries International Names Ned Helms Board Chair

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

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Dedicated Goodwill® Team Member Gets A Second Chance Following Incarceration

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

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Graduate of the Excel Center® Serves Community As Early Childhood Educator

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

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Goodwill® Names New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

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.

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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

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GOODWILL®, ANTHEM FOUNDATION INTRODUCE HEALTHCARE CAREERLAUNCH

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

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