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Going Back to School – A Reason to Excel

For many students, the idea of going back to school marks the beginning of a new school year.

For many students, the idea of going back to school marks the beginning of a new school year - but for our Goodwill Excel Center students, it means so much more.

Grandmother, Grandson Earn High School Diplomas Together

Two generations turned the tassel when grandmother Sandra Brooks-Burr graduated from high school with her grandson Delon'Ta Brooks in D.C. News4's Aim

A Grandma and Grandson Graduation

The Goodwill Excel Center graduated its third and largest class to date:  65 students! Every graduate spent almost two years diligently working toward earning the diploma that had eluded them earlier in life.  Finally, their dedication and commitment paid off! We are also proud to share the story of a grandmother and grandson who earned their diplomas together.

Goodwill: The American Dream Maker!

Everyone has dreams. They are the goals that bind us as civilization and become one of the defining aspects of our society. For citizens of the United States this ethos is epitomized by what we call the American Dream.

Goodwill of Greater Washington Turns 80 Thanks to You!

The date was June 3rd, 1935. The place was Washington, DC. The event: Goodwill Industries of Washington, DC officially opened its doors and began serving the community of our Nation’s Capital.

Goodwill of Greater Washington to Open DC Adult Charter School

On May 18, 2015 Goodwill of Greater Washington was approved to open a new adult charter high school, Excel Center, for the Washington, DC community.

Post-Secondary Education: Is it worth it?

Is a post-secondary education worth the investment of time and money? In the long run will a four year college degree help an individual achieve more career success?

Mission Moment: Antwone Wrenn

Goodwill of Greater Washington has helped Antwone Wrenn change his life. Now he is fulfilling his dream of giving his family a better life.

Goodwill of Greater Washington has helped Antwone Wrenn change his life. Now he is fulfilling his dream of giving his family a better life.



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