Goodwill Diverted 41.2 Million Pounds of Goods From Landfills Last Year

The nonprofit's resale, recycling and salvage operations keep millions of pounds of junk out of landfills and also generate revenue for Goodwill and its partners.

03/15/2018 By Staff

New hires

Goodwill Names New Operations Director

Goodwill Manasota recently promoted team member Rolf Halverson to director of donated goods operations.

02/26/2018 By Staff


Report Puts Goodwill's Statewide Economic Impact at $1.3 Billion

Goodwill Manasota’s local economic impact was calculated at more than $92.1 million—a 13.1 percent increase over 2016.

02/07/2018 By Staff


Goodwill Offers Workshop on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The free workshop is intended to help organizations identify and address harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

01/24/2018 By Staff

New hires

Goodwill Adds Staff to Help Homeless Veterans

Goodwill Manasota recently hired three new employees for its Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, promoted one team member and shifted another staffer to assist veterans.

01/19/2018 By staff


New Partnership Helps At-Risk Youth Through Job Training

Goodwill Manasota is launching a new partnership with Replay Outreach in an effort to help at-risk youth.

01/09/2018 By staff


Goodwill Names New Risk Management Director

Goodwill Manasota recently promoted Bill Thielen.

11/03/2017 By staff

The arts

Sarasota Theater Selects New Marketing, Communications Director

Sarasota's Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe recently hired John Secor as its marketing and communications director.

10/09/2017 By staff


This Month's Good Deeds

Hurricane recovery efforts, generous grants and scholarships in our roundup of local businesses and nonprofits giving back.

10/05/2017 By staff


Nonprofits Sign New Office-Sharing Agreement

CareerSource Suncoast recently signed an office-sharing partnership with Goodwill Manasota.

09/20/2017 By staff


Retired Bradenton Herald Publisher to Speak About Career Sept. 20

The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will host a lunchtime discussion with Bob Turner.

09/14/2017 By staff


Wealth Management Firm Picks New Client Relations Director

The Otto Group at HighTower recently hired Laurel Corriveau.

08/25/2017 By staff


College Installs New Solar Array

The local contractor Brilliant Harvest recently completed installation of a solar photovoltaic array on the New College of Florida campus.

08/11/2017 By staff

New hires

Goodwill Names New Director of Transportation and Logistics

Goodwill Manasota recently promoted Ron McLaurin to the role.

08/11/2017 By staff


Special Needs School Gets New Name, Management

Goodwill Manasota is assuming management of Bradenton's Ave Maria Preparatory School, which serves students ages 6-22 with special learning needs.

08/09/2017 By staff


Veterans Employment Workshop Offered Thursday

The goal is to help transitioning military members and veterans expand their professional networks and enhance their job search skills.

08/01/2017 By staff


Solar Contractor Elected to Board of State Industry Group

Bill Johnson, the president of the Sarasota solar contracting company Brilliant Harvest, was recently elected to the Florida Solar Energy Industries Association board of directors.

07/28/2017 By staff


This Week's Good Deeds

Grants for job training, new clinic flooring and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

07/13/2017 By staff


Local Specialist Honored By State Public Relations Association

Sharon Kunkel, the president of Sarasota's Wordslinger Marketing & PR, was recently named to the 2017 Joe Curley Rising Leader Class of the Florida Public Relations Association.

07/03/2017 By staff


New Goodwill Book and Art Store Opens

Goodwill Manasota's new Manatee Book & Art Store, whose inventory includes 17,000-20,000 books and a large selection of art, opens for business Thursday.

06/21/2017 By staff