Celebrating Goodwill Week – May 4 – 9

AKRON, Ohio — April 24, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is celebrating Goodwill Week, May 4 – 9. During the week, Goodwill will provide agency tours, classes and other activities to educate the community about its mission – to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. For more information and to register …

Goodwill Honors Program Champions and Re-elects Board Members

AKRON, Ohio — March 30, 2015 — Goodwill serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties re-elected board members and honored program champions during its Annual Meeting and Celebration of Champions event March 26. The event hosted by Co-chairs, Kim and Chas Schreckenberger, was attended by nearly 200 individuals. “We were honored to chair this event for a second year …

Streetsboro Goodwill Celebrating 10 Years in Community and New Store Location

STREETSBORO, Ohio — Feb. 17, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is celebrating 10 years in the Streetsboro community as well as its new store location in March. To introduce the community to the new location that opened February 15, for both shopping and donating, a special celebration will be held from 11:00 a.m. …

Nearly 9,400 Job Seekers Assisted by Goodwill in 2014

AKRON, Ohio — Jan. 28, 2015 — In 2014 Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties helped 9,381 individuals through a number of services that offer assistance to people struggling to find employment, including: career exploration and advising; resume and interview preparation; skill identification; work experience opportunities; skills training, as well as job coaching, development and placement. …

Goodwill Opens First Boutique Featuring Upscale Clothing and Accessories

KENT, Ohio — Jan. 21, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties opened its first boutique featuring upscale clothing, jewelry, shoes and accessories in Kent, Ohio. The new store is called blue/ A Goodwill® Boutique /. “The boutique is a first-of-its kind store for this area Goodwill and features higher-end clothing, jewelry, shoes and accessories for …

Goodwill Celebrating New Outlet Store Location

AKRON, Ohio — Dec. 16, 2014 — Goodwill Industries is celebrating the relocation of its Outlet store in January. The new store, opening in early January, will allow the agency to expand its sales offerings at the Outlet with a larger sales floor of approximately 17,000 square feet. To introduce the community to the new Outlet location, a special celebration …

Goodwill’s Taste of Vintage Event Raises More Than $90,000 to Support Mission

AKRON, Ohio — Dec. 8, 2014 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties along with honorary event chairs George and Beth Sherwood, raised more than $90,000 at its annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser. All proceeds support Goodwill’s mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment in our community. The event held on Nov. …

Ashland University Fashion Merchandising Students Partner with Goodwill Industries for Fall Fashion Show

ASHLAND, Ohio — Oct. 16, 2014 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is partnering with Ashland University’s fashion merchandising students to hold a special fashion show on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus. The free event, themed “Green is the New Black,” will feature creations made …

Fashion & Food Get Top Billing at Goodwill Taste of Vintage

ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISER SET FOR NOVEMBER 20 AT QUAKER STATION AKRON, Ohio — Oct. 8, 2014 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties as well as honorary event chairs George and Beth Sherwood invite you to attend a night full of culinary delights and vintage fashion at the Ninth Annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser on …

Connect2Akron Facilitating Connections Between Non-profits and Young Professionals

Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is excited to announce it will be participating in an upcoming event designed to boost community engagement among Akron’s recent college graduates and young professionals on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Connect2Akron (C2A) is a free event designed to facilitate meaningful connections between local non-profit organizations and young people interested in …