Awards

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

Finance

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

Grants

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

Awards

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

Philanthropy

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

Updates

Goodwill Renovates, Re-Opens Palmetto Retail Location

Upgrades include new signage, fresh paint, and inline checkout; three new jobs were created in the process.

05/09/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Food Donations Up at Goodwill

Goodwill Manasota collected more than 115,000 pounds of food last year, up from 106,000 in 2017.

03/06/2019 By Staff

Awards

Goodwill Manasota Receives $40,000 Grant from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

The money will help Goodwill Manasota implement the "Bank On" program to help employees, veterans and Job Connection customers get on the path to financial stability.

02/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Retail

Goodwill Manasota Opens New Bargain Barn Location

Goodwill Manasota recently relocated one of its Bargain Barn outlets to its Whitfield Logistics Center.

11/16/2018 By Staff

Technology

Goodwill Manasota Launches Financial Literacy App

The app, Show Me the Good Money, focuses on managing a checkbook, accumulating wealth and more.

10/26/2018 By Staff

Networking

Forty-Plus Companies Looking to Hire at Job Fair

Goodwill Manasota is hosting a job fair that will include dozens of employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Reopens Bradenton Retail Store

The location was previously Goodwill's Manatee Book & Art Store, but the organization decided to rededicate the space as a hybrid store.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Selects Two New Vice Presidents

Goodwill Manasota recently promoted Gray Videnka and Tony Lapera.

07/27/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Offers 'Mental Health First Aid' Training

The program was created to give employees skills to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

07/17/2018 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofits Expand Free Mental Health Programs for Veterans

Goodwill Manasota and SRQ Vets are expanding their BRAVE program.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Adds Three New Board Members

New to the Goodwill Manasota board are Mike Bryant, Jacqueline Moore and Allen Weinstein.

05/10/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Veterans' Services Leader Named 'Citizen of the Year'

C.J. Bannister was recently recognized by the Sarasota and Manatee county unit of the National Association of Social Workers' Florida chapter.

04/11/2018 By Staff

Environment

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