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2014-04-17 08:25:32

Positive Role Models Are Helping Youth in High-risk Situations Across America ROCKVILLE, Md., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill is enhancing its successful national youth mentoring program in an effort to assist more youth in high-risk situations to make better life choices. At this critical moment, with high youth unemployment discouraging many teens, young people need positive role models who show them that they can indeed succeed....

2014-03-04 08:33:46

Donations at Local Bon-Ton Stores Support Goodwill's Mission of Helping People Find and Keep Good Jobs in Communities Across the United States ROCKVILLE, Md., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As you clean out your closets this spring, set aside the clothing and household textiles you no longer need. Then donate them to Goodwill at your local Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's or Younkers stores. For each item donated, customers will receive...

2014-01-31 12:27:40

Accenture Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship grant aimed at helping close the job skills gap NEW YORK and ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Accenture and Goodwill Industries International announced today that Accenture has awarded the organization $1.5M for a new program aimed at helping more Americans achieve the skills needed for college and career success. The three-year grant is part of Accenture's corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed, which...

2014-01-30 16:24:22

Free Tax Assistance and Accessible Online Tools Help Workers File for Earned Income Tax Credit ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day on January 31, and throughout the tax filing season, Goodwill Industries International is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to assist people around the country who may qualify to file for the tax credit. In addition to offering free tax preparation...

2014-01-06 08:28:42

Donate unwanted items to Goodwill® and get your home organized for 2014 ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each new year, many people make a resolution to get better organized at home. Make 2014 the year you finally clear the clutter with Goodwill's help. As you're cleaning out your garage and closets, save gently used items and donate them to one of the more than 2,700 Goodwill(®) locations in the United States and Canada. Goodwill sells those items in its stores, and...

2013-12-02 08:36:16

Help Fund Job Training while Shopping Online ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Need a place to make all of your holiday purchases quickly, safely and economically? Shopgoodwill.com(®) is the place to go! (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090716/DC47803LOGO) With only 26 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, the holiday shopping season is more condensed than usual. In fact, it's the shortest holiday shopping season since 2002. For that...

2013-11-18 08:25:38

Beyonce's North American Tour to Benefit Goodwill's Job Training Programs during the Holiday Season ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries International and Beyonce continue a partnership this holiday season for Beyonce's second North American leg of The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour which includes 15 concert stops. With the exception of the November 30(th) date in Vancouver, Canada, the remaining fourteen stops will impact Goodwill headquarters in 13...

2013-11-07 08:21:16

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090716/DC47803LOGO) Currently, there are more than 22 million veterans who have reintegrated back into our...

2013-10-01 08:31:57

Goodwill Industries International encourages private and public sectors to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities during National Disability Employment Awareness Month ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As America continues to pull itself out of the recession, the unemployment rate among adults with disabilities remains at 14.1 percent -- nearly twice as high as the unemployment rate of people without disabilities, according to the U.S....

2013-09-26 12:27:53

Partnership Encourages Consumers to Donate Gently Used Costumes to Goodwill LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since launching on October 10, 2010, the Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, has used the month of October as a time to broadcast spooky programming the entire family can enjoy. Starting September 27, the Hub Network will partner with Goodwill Industries International to encourage viewers to participate in the "Hub Network's Share to Scare"...