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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 partners with African American Leadership Alliance to support development of Milwaukee’s diverse talent

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on May 14, 2021

As part of April’s National Volunteer Month, leaders from across Goodwill came together for a virtual Act of Goodwill volunteering as supporters and allies of the work of community partner, African American Leadership Alliance Milwaukee (AALAM), to improve racial equity in Milwaukee and develop the region as a destination where everyone can thrive.

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Goodwill Celebrates YMCA Welcoming Week

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on January 11, 2021

In September 2020, Goodwill partnered with the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee and Welcoming America on a multi-day Welcoming Week celebration of diversity and inclusion. The event brought together the multi-cultural population of more than 100 employees at the James O. Wright (JOW) Center for Work & Training on Milwaukee’s northwest side.

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Supporting Our Kenosha Community

Posted by Goodwill Staff on September 4, 2020

Local groups and businesses worked together to feed the community and bring positivity to Uptown Kenosha after an emotional week of protests in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake left some businesses destructed or closed.

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Milwaukee Students Celebrate Completion of Lead2Change’s Dream.Explore.Build Program

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on August 13, 2020

On August 6, Milwaukee high school students celebrated their accomplishments and completion of Lead2Change’s Dream.Explore.Build program. The career-readiness program is designed to engage high school students in cultivating their dreams, exploring their strengths, and building their futures.

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Goodwill Celebrates African American Leaders Essential to Success

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on March 15, 2020

February marked Black History Month, honoring the triumphs and struggles of prominent African Americans who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world.

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100 Acts of Goodwill: Goodwill Leadership Volunteers at Founding Church

Posted by Goodwill Staff on January 11, 2020

On December 6th, Goodwill leadership, including President and CEO Jackie Hallberg, along with Board Members Jim Boris, Zilber Ltd., President and CEO, and Mary Dowell, MJ Dowell & Associates LLC, Principal Consultant, participated in an Act of Goodwill at the Summerfield United Methodist Church meal program for Milwaukee residents experiencing homelessness.

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Act of Goodwill provides training opportunity for local college

Posted by Goodwill Staff on December 23, 2019

Members of our Goodwill Store & Donation Center management volunteered to assist students at the College of DuPage as they conducted mock job interviews for members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community. 

The mock interviews offered a perfect opportunity for the students to practice their interpreting skills and it also gave members of The Deaf and Hard of Hearing community the ability to practice for their own job interviews.

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Goodwill Creates 100 "Acts of Goodwill" in our Communities

Posted by Goodwill Community Relations Department on November 21, 2019

WE DID IT! This year, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago set a goal of creating 100 #ActsofGoodwill with our employee volunteers in the communities that we serve. And now, we are proud to announce that we have reached that goal! Watch this video to learn more about this movement.

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