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Goodwill Partners with Community Organizations to Help Students ‘Prepare for Success’

Posted by Goodwill Staff on September 23, 2021

Over the summer, Goodwill worked in partnership with The Dominican Center to host their Earn and Learn Program participants for a day of education at the James O. Wright Center for Work and Training on Milwaukee’s northwest side. The event, Preparing for Success aimed to provide students from local high schools with knowledge, tools and resources to assist not only themselves but job seekers in their community in search of employment opportunities.

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Create Your Style at Goodwill® This Back-to-School Season

Posted by Goodwill Staff on August 16, 2021

Shop Sustainably and Support Your Community

With a new school year just around the corner — as many students are preparing to head back to the classroom this fall, this back-to-school shopping season is an extra-special one. After more than a year of online classes, many students have changed their styles and are discovering the fashions that suit them best. Kids and adults alike are ready to show off their individual personalities to the world and there’s no better place to find unique outfits and distinctive school supplies than at Goodwill.

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Meals on Wheels program deepens connection with participants during pandemic

Posted by Goodwill Staff on July 15, 2021

For many homebound seniors, the likelihood of becoming isolated from their natural social structures like family and friends is very high. When you add in the effects of a global pandemic, the risk of facing those challenges jumps exponentially.

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Men's Health Month : June 2021

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on June 22, 2021

Taking care of your health – whether it be physical, mental or spiritual can have lasting effects on other aspects of your life including work. This is especially important for men to keep in mind. According to Men’s Health Network, men die at higher rates for nine of the top ten causes of death including cancer, diabetes, suicide and accidents; and diseases of the heart, kidney and liver. During Men’s Health Month, we’re helping to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems among men and boys.

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Goodwill Great Lakes employee nationally recognized with SourceAmerica Achievement Award

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 7, 2021

Goodwill is proud to announce that Lysander Jones, janitor at Goodwill Great Lakes has been selected by SourceAmerica as the 2021 William M. Usdane Award winner.

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Goodwill Industries of Metropolitan Chicago to open Melrose Park Store & Donation Center

Posted by Goodwill Staff on June 4, 2021

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Shopping and donating helps transform lives and communities

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 25, 2021

At Goodwill, we care deeply about our community. We believe everyone deserves the opportunity to thrive.

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An Aging Workforce: Benefits of Mature Workers

Posted by Annette DiZinno on May 24, 2021

Eighty years ago, in 1940, the average life expectancy for men was around 70 years. For women, it was 76. Today, those numbers have gone up, with men averaging about 78 years and women living to the age of 81 on average.

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How the Bucks are creating a mental health-friendly workplace

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 21, 2021

Goodwill is highlighting the important work being done by employer partners like The Milwaukee Bucks around mental health awareness. The organization has worked with Goodwill’s Individual Placement and Support (IPS) team as well as job seekers in the past and are continuing their commitment to assist employees in taking care of their mental health.

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It can be done: Re-entering the workforce at any age

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 17, 2021

This May, during Older Americans Month we recognize the contributions older Americans make in our lives.

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