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People Who Are Blind Must Have Visions of Greatness

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

Most people who know me or have heard about me know that I am blind. I share my personal story often. I was born with ordinary vision but began to exp...

A Strong Tradition of Entrepreneurship

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

During the recession and the stagnant job market, the number of Americans starting their own businesses has risen. There is a strong tradition of entr...

$17,000 Diamond Donated to Goodwill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A retired jeweler sorting through items donated to a Pennsylvania charity spotted one fabulous find: a 2.6-carat diamond and p...

Goodwill Gives Job Seekers Free Suits,

nytimes.com | CLYDE HABERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"Maybe the bleeding has stopped, but the patient is still ill," said William J. Forrester, the president and chief executive of Goodwill Industries of...

On Veterans Day and Every Day, Goodwill Puts Vets to Work

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Goodwill fills a special need because it serves veterans who may feel shunned or misunderstood by other employment programs.

The Top Ten Ways To Get Your Thrift On (Part I)

Alexandra Sinderbrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexandra Sinderbrand

Here's the thing about thrift a la Goodwill or the Salvation Army: There are brandtastic gems to be had, but extracting the good from the bad, ugly and uglier is no easy task.

Goodwill Sees Jump In Sales As Economy Worsens

Washington Post | Petula Dvorak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Of course they don't shop at Goodwill, the women said. At least that was their line at the start of the French Embassy event Thursday night. Buy seco...