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Goodwill Voted 'Best Thrift Store' by Daily Herald Readers

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Apr 25, 2016 11:19:48 AM

Goodwill has been voted "Best Thrift Store" in the 2016 Daily Herald Reader's Choice Awards! Thank you to all who voted!
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Goodwill Voted "Best in Milwaukee" by Shepard Express Readers

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Jan 20, 2016 12:36:37 PM

Goodwill was voted "best thrift store" by Shepard Express readers during the 25th Annual Best of Milwaukee Awards held on January 19, 2016.

Thank you to all who voted for Goodwill!

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Topics: Goodwill, Shepard Express

Goodwill Voted Best Thift Store

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Mar 10, 2015 12:27:00 PM

Goodwill voted "Best Thrift Store" in the 2015 Daily Herald Reader's Choice Awards! Thank you to all who voted!
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Topics: Daily Herald, Daily Herald Reader's Choice Awards, Goodwill

Goodwill is Looking for Supervisor Interns!

Posted by Jessica Margenau on Jan 29, 2014 12:00:00 PM

We are looking for Supervisor Interns for our Goodwill Store & Donation Centers!

This program is aimed toward candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in retail management and meet the minimum requirements. 

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Topics: careers, jobs, internship, employment

Goodwill Makes Forbes' List of 'America's Most Inspiring Companies'

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Nov 15, 2013 1:26:00 PM

Some us of are inspired by people or places. Others are moved by experiences, nature, art, music, or dreams and fears. And according to an Atlanta-based management consulting firm, 89% of us find inspiration in at least one brand or corporation.
To identify America’s 25 most inspiring companies, Performance Inspired, Inc., a consulting and training firm that helps organizations elevate performance through the science of inspiration, surveyed 4,738 consumers. Click here to read full story.

Top 25 Most Inspiring Companies:
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Topics: Goodwill Industry, Performance Inspired, Inc., Forbes, inspiring companies, Goodwill

Discover the Other Side of the Story

Posted by Jessica Margenau on Jun 25, 2013 4:33:00 PM

Recently, Goodwill organizations across the country have been attacked for providing jobs and skill development services for people with severe and multiple disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act.



 

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Lemont High School to welcome Cher Lloyd after winning Goodwill’s “Fall Haul” Challenge

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Mar 12, 2013 1:37:00 PM

Thanks to an outstanding effort both from its students and the local community, Lemont High School soon will play host to a pop music star. Cher Lloyd, a standout contestant on Britain’s version of “The X Factor,” will provide a private concert for Lemont High School students in the school’s gymnasium at approximately 2 p.m. on Monday, March 18. The school will be treated to a visit from Lloyd after it won Goodwill’s “Fall Haul Donation Challenge” in November 2012.

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Topics: Faul Haul, Goodwill's Faul Haul, Cher Lloyd, Goodwill

Goodwill Presented with Well Workplace Award

Posted by Jessica Margenau on Feb 20, 2013 9:56:00 AM

Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. was named one of America’s Healthiest Companies by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) with the Gold Award! The Gold Well Workplace Award recognizes organizations that have successfully built comprehensive worksite wellness initiatives and are demonstrating concrete results.

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Topics: Awards, Wellness

Despite Packer Retirement, Driver Staying with Goodwill

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Feb 1, 2013 12:12:00 PM

Long-time Goodwill spokesperson and Green Bay Packer, Donald Driver announced his retirement from professional football on January 31st, 2013. But, despite ending his on-field career, the beloved wide receiver is continuing his relationship with Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin.

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Topics: Donald Driver, Goodwill Industries, Green Bay Packers, Goodwill

$9,000 Lithograph Bought for $12 at Milwaukee Goodwill

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Dec 12, 2012 10:59:00 AM

A Goodwill shopper recently purchased a framed piece of art for $12 at the Goodwill Store & Donation Center on Oakland Avenue only to discover that it was an Alexander Calder print worth $9,000. Now that’s an amazing find!

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