January is Get Organized Month. Start your resolution to clean up, clear out and donate your stuff to Goodwill. You’ll feel great knowing you’re changing lives. That shirt you haven’t worn since this time last year could buy seven bus passes for a local job seeker without transportation. Those jeans that just refuse to button could pay for seven minutes of job coaching for a person with a disability. What you may think of as trash we treasure. Ninety-cents of every dollar Goodwill receives in money and goods fund programs and services that empower local job seekers with barriers to employment to find and keep work. Click here to find a Goodwill near you.
HERE’S ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF OUR MISSION IN ACTION!
Kevin Rhea’s story shows the power of perseverance when it’s paired with Goodwill. A learning disability was just one barrier that made it difficult for Kevin to find work.
“I’d put in applications and call and they’d tell me they would call but they never did,” he says. Enter Goodwill Employment Specialist Dana Davis. She teamed up with Kevin for the job hunt. Now Kevin has the job he’s always wanted. Five years, a dozen customer service awards and a few promotions later, Kevin is still happily employed and enjoying the Power of Work.
Click here to read his story.
Work for a GOOD cause!
Get hired on the spot at the Goodwill Hiring Event! We’re looking to fill all retail positions … from associates to managers.