LA Goodwill Makes Special Vintage Fashion Available for Sale

Goodwill Southern California (Los Angeles) held a one-time, one-day only vintage clothing collection sale on Sunday, April 19 at its Community Enrichment Center at Fletcher Square in Los Angeles, CA. The overwhelmingly successful sale (the biggest in the Goodwill’s history) included thousands of pieces curated since the agency was established in 1916, including iconic items from nearly every era of fashion ranging from the late 1800s through the 1980s.

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Orlando Goodwill Celebrates Earth Day by Launching “Solar for Good” Initiative

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida (Orlando) recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for its “Solar for Good” initiative aimed at generating sustainable energy by installing rooftop arrays at nine of the nonprofit’s locations. The nonprofit expects to save nearly $5.5 million – and divert nearly 59,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere – over the next 25 years through the program.

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Orlando Goodwill Celebrates Earth Day by Launching "Solar for Good" Initiative

Goodwill Industries of Central Florida (Orlando) recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for its “Solar for Good” initiative aimed at generating sustainable energy by installing rooftop arrays at nine of the nonprofit’s locations. The nonprofit expects to save nearly $5.5 million – and divert nearly 59,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere – over the next 25 years through the program.

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Project Runway’s Tim Gunn and Mondo Guerra Help Raise $118,000 for Denver Goodwill

Emmy Award-winning fashion icon Tim Gunn and Denver-based designer Mondo Guerra hosted the fashion show fundraiser, Goodwill En Vogue at Denver Union Station on February 26. The event featured a fashion show put on by local high school students in Goodwill Industries of Denver’s (CO) career development programs and ultimately raised more than $118,000 for the agency.

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Santa Ana, CA, Goodwill Celebrates 90th Anniversary with the Beach Boys and John Stamos

Goodwill of Orange County recently celebrated its 90th anniversary with the help of legendary rock band The Beach Boys and actor John Stamos as guest drummer. The entertainers performed a full set for nearly 600 attendees at the beach-themed Goodwill Gala.

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Delaware Goodwill Reaches $1.5 Million Scholarship Fundraising Goal

Thanks to the proceeds from the 2013 Annual Golf Outing, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County (Wilmington) has reached its three-year $1.5 million fundraising goal for the Ted Van Name/Goodwill Scholarship Fund. The educational scholarship fund assists 40 to 60 people each year with an opportunity to earn a high school diploma or two-year associate degree at Delaware County Community College or Delaware Technical Community College. The fund enables Goodwill team members, their immediate family members or Goodwill program graduates to pursue their educational dreams and improve their lives.

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Scranton Goodwill Features Clients in First Fashion Show

Goodwill Industries of Northeastern Pennsylvania (Scranton) held their first runway show earlier this fall. A local banquet facility was the setting for an evening of fun, fashion and awareness. More than 200 people were in attendance for the inaugural event. The agency showcased the great product lines from their five retail stores currently in operation.

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NFL Teams Support Goodwill® Efforts in Detroit, Baltimore

Low view of football player catching the ballAre you ready for some football? Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit and Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake are celebrating the sports season by renewing their relationships with local National Football League (NFL) teams in order to make a greater impact in their communities.

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Goodwill® Scholarships Support IL Students Facing Challenges to Education

Earlier this summer, Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois (Rockford) ­­awarded $15,000 for two scholarships to assist persons at Rock Valley College who face challenges to advancing their education. The scholarships — designed to enable the recipients to build a better future for themselves, their families and the entire community — were made possible by funds raised from the Goodwill’s Diva Dress Sale and Fashion Show last March.

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Detroit Job Seekers ‘Get on the Bus’ to Work with Goodwill’s Help

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit is helping individuals throughout Metro Detroit overcome transportation-related employment challenges during the 4th consecutive year of its “Get on the Bus” campaign, taking place this month. Every $20 collected during the campaign enables a program participant to ride the bus to or from work, interviews or job training for at least a week. Donations also go towards providing aid to individuals in need of other employment-related transportation assistance, including gas cards and automobile repairs.

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