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<<Mission Blog Home Posted: 06-29-2017

Stock Photo - An engraved illustration of the signing the USA American Declaration of Independence, from a Victorian book dated 1880 that is no longer in copyright

On July 4th we celebrate the 241st anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  Since Goodwill’s mission is to transform lives and communities through the power of education and employment, we thought it might make for informative and entertaining content to find some common thread between Goodwill’s mission and America’s Independence Day.  So how about the employment status of the signers of the declaration?

Not surprisingly, many were lawyers, others land owners, but a few may surprise you!  Visit this page on the declaration and the U.S. Constitution for the full list

From all of us at Goodwill of Greater Washington, Happy Independence Day!

Working Capital, Goodwill mission blog author
This article was written by: Brendan Hurley
Chief Marketing Officer

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