Grant Enables Goodwill to Subsidize Security Guard Training

Funding from the Evans Family Charitable Fund of Manatee Community Foundation will underwrite Class D Security Guard License training.

10/06/2020 By Staff


Goodwill to Help Community Prepare for Indeed’s ‘Virtual Hiring Tour’

The virtual event's goal is to get 20,000 people hired nationally; Goodwill Manasota will assist those through its free Job Connection service.

09/21/2020 By Staff


Women’s Resource Center, Goodwill Partner on Digital Equity Pilot Program

The organizations have launched a pilot program for 10 low-income women that provides devices, Internet service, technology support and digital skills training.

07/23/2020 By Staff


Goodwill Manasota Will Distribute Thousands of Masks

The organization is giving away 55,000 masks as long as supplies last.

07/06/2020 By Staff


Goodwill Manasota Receives $23,000 Grant to Support Key Staff Positions

The grant will fund one Job Connection employee and cover the cost of one-and-a-half Veterans Services Program team members for two months.

06/18/2020 By Staff


Goodwill Receives Grant to Support GoodPartner Coach Program

The Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation has granted $60,000 in funding.

06/12/2020 By Staff


Manatee County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit Trains at Goodwill Manasota

While the corporate campus remains empty, Manatee sheriffs officers and service dogs used the facility to sniff out "drugs" and "bombs."

05/05/2020 By Staff


Coronavirus Forces Goodwill Manasota to Reduce Staff By 52 Percent

The reductions impact 374 employees.

04/02/2020 By Staff


Goodwill to Open New Boutique at Cortez

To manage its operations, Goodwill will be adding six full-time team members and expects to generate an additional $475,000 in revenue this year.

02/19/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Team Member From Goodwill's Veterans' Program Honored

Jeremiah Robinson was recognized for his service on behalf of veterans.

10/29/2019 By Staff


Goodwill, Florida Department of Corrections Will Host Second Chance Job Fair

The event will focus on assisting members of the public who are currently on probation.

10/09/2019 By Staff


Goodwill, SunCoast Blood Bank Launch New Partnership

The partners will hold at least one event each month, including at Streets of Paradise in October and FCCI Insurance Group in November.

09/25/2019 By Staff


Goodwill Announces Honorees for Community Ambassador of the Year Awards Dinner

This year’s honorees are veterans advocate Kevin Henault, philanthropist Charles L. Slater, and Goodwill community partner Turning Points.

08/27/2019 By Staff


Goodwill Manasota Earns International Honors for Regional Success

Goodwill Industries International recognizes Goodwill agencies that have maximized revenues, capitalized on the available used goods market, and been efficient in running their operations.

08/21/2019 By Staff

Joint Forces

Women's Council of Realtors Partners With Goodwill for Annual Fashion Show

The 26th annual event will take place Sept. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

08/14/2019 By Staff


Goodwill, Axiom Bank Partner to Help 'Unbanked' Employees

According to NerdWallet, not having a bank can cost individuals or households hundreds of dollars each year—and those who are unbanked can least afford the expense.

08/05/2019 By Staff


Goodwill Receives Grant to Assist Individuals With Barriers to Employment

The $60,000 comes from the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation, in support of the GoodPartner Coach Program.

06/30/2019 By Staff


Goodwill Manasota Wins 'Telly' Award for Video Series

Annually, the Telly Awards receives and reviews 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents.

06/13/2019 By Staff


Goodwill Manasota Relaunches Ambassador Program

The program is designed to help participants better understand the organization's mission and get involved in community outreach.

06/07/2019 By Staff

Affordable Housing

Goodwill, Salvation Army Partner on Housing Program

A supporter of The Salvation Army Sarasota and Goodwill Manasota connected the two organizations, with the hope that items Goodwill hadn't sold in retail stores could be donated to Salvation Army clients

05/22/2019 By Staff