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Goodwill’s Hospitality Jobs Training Programs

One of our more successful job training programs is the one we offer for the hospitality industry. This six week course is free to participants (it is funded by your generous donations) and has placed hundreds of people into a variety of positions in the hospitality industry.

DC the Worst in Job Training?

The Washington Post posted an article on why DC has a uniquely bad record on helping the unemployed get jobs. Find out what Goodwill has done in the past year to address this unemployment issue.

Peter: Finding the Right Career Path

I love the training program, how it promotes discipline and provides in depth security and protective services job training. The resume building and job search training was very helpful as I completed job applications...

Strangest Donations to Goodwill – Part II

Jack-o-lanterns, candy, costumes, ghost stories, and front lawns turned into faux graveyards… that’s right, it’s Halloween! During this time of year

Jack-o-lanterns, candy, costumes, ghost stories, and front lawns turned into faux graveyards… that’s right, it’s Halloween! During this time of year many people embrace the strange, far-out, and eccentric, and here at Goodwill of Greater Washington the atmosphere is no different.

Empowering People with The Tools to RISE to Success

Goodwill's RISE Coaching program, provides one-on-one support

Goodwill's RISE Coaching program provides access to one-on-one support for our own Goodwill associates to reach their highest level of personal and professional success.

Juanita: Living the Goodwill Mission

When I heard about the Goodwill program, I decided it was time to be a responsible mother. I just had to stand up and be that mother...

I was in transitional housing and unemployed for four years. When I heard about the Goodwill program, I decided it was time to be a responsible mother. I just had to stand up and be that mother...

Why We Celebrate Goodwill Industries Week

This year we will be celebrating Goodwill Industries Week in a variety of ways.

This year we are celebrating Goodwill Industries Week through innovative ways that support our training programs for people with disabilities and disadvantages.

Misconceptions of the Unemployed with Disabilities

As the economy continues to grow and more jobs are created there remains a gap in the unemployment rates between those workers with a disability and those without.

A Day in the Life of a Donation

In 2014, Goodwill of Greater Washington saw an increase of 8% in donated goods. Whether you made your donation of household goods, clothing or electronics at one of our donation centers or bins, organized a donation drive at your school or work or arranged for a home pick-up – you contributed financially to our mission of transforming lives and communities through the power of education and employment.

The Fashion and Mission of Goodwill

On Wednesday evening, September 17th at the Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC, Goodwill of Greater Washington hosted the 2014 Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show.



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