Goodwill Serves More Than 9,600 in 2020

AGENCY TO PRESENT MISSION NUMBERS AT VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING AKRON, Ohio — Jan. 29, 2021 — In 2020 Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties helped 9,669 individuals. The agency will formally present 2020 service numbers at its Virtual Annual Meeting and Celebration of Champions on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. “During a challenging 2020, many found themselves …

Goodwill Receives Largest Grant Award In Its 94-Year History to Expand Mission Services

AKRON, Ohio — Dec. 17, 2020 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties received an investment of $5 million from MacKenzie Scott to expand its mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment in Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland counties. The agency is humbled by and grateful for this transformative gift and excited …

Goodwill Lease Ending at Midway Store Location

AKRON, Ohio — Oct. 26, 2020 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties has made the difficult decision to not renew the lease of its Midway Store location.  The location will close on Nov. 22, 2020, with all team members having the opportunity to move to other locations. “We sincerely appreciate the community support at this …

Goodwill Virtual Employee of Distinction Award Program Recognizes 46 Honorees

AKRON, Ohio — Sept. 9, 2020 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties virtually recognized outstanding employees in our community during its 19th Annual Employee of Distinction Awards Program today.  The event provides employers a cost-effective way to publicly recognize outstanding employees.  This year 46 employees were nominated for the Employee of Distinction Award. Nominations for …

President & CEO of Akron Urban League Teresa LeGrair to Deliver Keynote Address for Virtual Goodwill Employee of Distinction Award Program

AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 24, 2020 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to have Teresa LeGrair, President & CEO of the Akron Urban League, present the keynote address at its 19th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Program on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. For details on how to participate in the event visit www.goodwillakron.org/EDL. As …