Round Up Your Purchase to Support The Goodwill Greenhouse

In January and February 2017, Your Goodwill is implementing a new fundraising effort to benefit the Goodwill Greenhouse “Seeding Success” small business training program. Shoppers are being asked to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar, and the change will go directly into the Greenhouse Program. Shoppers can also choose to donate whatever amount they want during check out.

Martino's Grocery Store Offering On-The-Job Training through Goodwill

Martino’s Grocery Store in Brockway is Your Goodwill’s newest Business Partner. Goodwill Business Partners allow Goodwill Employment Specialists to use their organization as a training location. By becoming a Goodwill Business Partner, Martino’s is creating new opportunities for people in the Brockway community.

Local School District Partners with Goodwill to Offer Valuable Training to Life Skills Students

The Forest Area School District is working with Goodwill to bring new opportunities to their students through the Goodwill Works Educational Partnership. The Goodwill Works Educational Partnership allows Goodwill to bring work readiness and on-the-job training to high school students in Life Skills classrooms. The East Forest and West Forest schools have a very special partnership with Goodwill. There are no stores or donation centers near the schools, so Goodwill is bringing the on-the job training to them.

Goodwill Employee Retiring after 45 Year

Goodwill said farewell to a longtime employee, Janice Dilts, at the end of December. Janice decided to retire after 45 years with Goodwill. Jani, as she is known at the Falls Creek Processing Center, started working at the Washington Avenue location in DuBois in 1971 where she sorted and priced donations.

Give More When You Buy More

'Tis the season to buy the perfect gifts for your loved ones, and it is also the season of giving. Here are two ways you can do both.