South Bend, IN Goodwill Hosts Collaborative Drive for Veterans

After serving our country and returning home, some veterans find themselves homeless. Many receive help from local programs to get them back on their feet. But, as they transition into their own homes, they often don’t have a bed to sleep in or table and chairs. Goodwill Industries of Michiana (South Bend) committed to resolving this issue by hosting a donation drive in partnership with the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association. The D-Day Donation Drive, called “Operation 4D” was the first partnership of its kind for the agency.

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Celebrate Democracy by Taking Action on September 22

I remember the first time I cast my ballot in an official election. I voted for my father who was running for city council. I was so proud that day, not only of my dad, but that I was able to execute my civic duty. I was able to easily register to vote by simply filling out a form at my high school and a teacher gave the class a ton of resources to turn to in order to learn about all of the candidates on the ballot. There was a presidential election that year, so there was certainly a lot to learn.

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Traverse City, MI Goodwill Hosts Celebrity Chef Cook Off

Between June 16-19, Goodwill Northern Michigan (Traverse City) and its Mi Fresh Start food truck kicked off summer with the “Celebrity Chef Week” cook off. The winner earned the title of “Good Chef – Chief in Charge of GOOD.”

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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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Dallas Mavericks and Goodwill Break Records with Donation Drive

Goodwill Industries of Dallas (TX) and the Dallas Mavericks partnered to offer an e-cycle and spring cleaning drive from April 6-11. During the drive, 680 different community donors gave 60,860 pounds of material goods, a record-breaking amount for each group.

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Uber and Goodwill® Make Spring Cleaning Easy

This Saturday, May 2, with the touch of a button, a driver will come to your house, pickup bags of clothing and deliver them directly to a local Goodwill donation center — all for free! Building on the success of previous promotions in the New York, Boston and San Francisco areas, this year Goodwill and Uber will partner in more than 50 cities across the U.S. and in Sao Paulo, Brazil where both Goodwill and Uber operate.

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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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Goodwill Southern California and Los Angeles Lakers Host Do Good Day

The Los Angeles Lakers teamed up for one day of Do Good fun. On December 12 GSC launched their second annual Do Good Day campaign to encourage the community to do good for the community, the planet and each other.

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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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