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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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Goodwill Community Day Highlights Local Impact

Posted by Goodwill Staff on October 21, 2019

Our second annual Goodwill Community Day was held on September 12, giving community leaders a chance to learn about how we impact lives at the local level. This year, Community Day was organized by Goodwill Community Relations Councils, which are employee teams organized by geography or expertise to help manage and maintain impactful community partnerships. Community Day events were hosted across 18 counties in southeast Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

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