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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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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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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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Mental health in the workplace: Reducing the stigma and providing support

Posted by Goodwill Staff on May 13, 2021

During Mental Health Awareness Month, it’s important to remember that every person is valuable and has something to contribute to the workplace.

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Celebrate Earth Day with Goodwill!

Posted by Goodwill Staff on April 22, 2021

Did you know that when you shop at or donate to Goodwill, you are not only helping people earn jobs, advance their careers, and care for their families, but you are also making a positive impact on the environment? 

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