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Goodwill has been voted "Best Thrift Store" in the 2016 Daily Herald Reader's Choice Awards! Thank you to all who voted!
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!
Goodwill voted "Best Thrift Store" in the 2015 Daily Herald Reader's Choice Awards! Thank you to all who voted!
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.
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.
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.
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!
You may have heard or even received an email titled “Think Before You Donate.” The email lists five non-profit companies and advises people not to donate to them. Goodwill is listed as one of the five, however the information included in the email is erroneous.
Though a newcomer to Forbes' "America's 25 Most Inspiring Companies" List, Goodwill Industries landed at a prestigious #23. Performance Inspired, Inc., an Atlanta consulting and training firm that helps organizations elevate performance through the science of inspiration, surveyed 2,175 consumers to identify America’s 25 most inspiring companies.