Lincoln’s Words Remind Us of Our Duty 150 Years Later

At the end of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address, he implored a war-weary nation “…to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan….” All the country was aware of the sacrifice. From big cities to small rural towns, there was either direct destruction because of the civil war or their soldiers had been lost or wounded in battle. As in most of his addresses to the nation, Lincoln spoke to both current and future generations.

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Goodwill® Honors Veterans by Offering Holistic Programs for Successful Re-Entry to Civilian Life

ROCKVILLE, MD —Each November 11, while millions of Americans honor the contributions and sacrifices of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, Goodwill® rededicates itself to providing holistic programs and services so that returning veterans can successfully re-enter civilian life. Currently, there are more than 22 million veterans who have reintegrated back into

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In CA, Goodwill Holds 'Stand Down' to Support Veterans

Goodwill Southern California (Los Angeles), along with the Department of Veterans Affairs and more than four dozen community partners, held its first Veteran Stand Down on October 10-11, at Los Angeles Historic Park. The event aimed to meet the basic needs of attendees by providing a variety of free services including meals, clothing, haircuts and makeovers, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to other services such as housing and employment for veterans and their families.

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In CA, Goodwill Holds ‘Stand Down’ to Support Veterans

Goodwill Southern California (Los Angeles), along with the Department of Veterans Affairs and more than four dozen community partners, held its first Veteran Stand Down on October 10-11, at Los Angeles Historic Park. The event aimed to meet the basic needs of attendees by providing a variety of free services including meals, clothing, haircuts and makeovers, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to other services such as housing and employment for veterans and their families.

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Act Now to Keep Funding for Key Workforce Programs on the Table

Time is ticking for Congress to act on automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect in January 2013. These cuts threaten key programs that help people in your community find work and advance in their careers. Goodwill® is committed to protecting these critical workforce investments and urges you to contact your senators and representatives.

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