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Here's What Goodwill Actually Does With Your Donated Clothes

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.28.2016 | Style

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Style will focus the month of September on simple ways to educate yourself on becoming a bette...

These Are The Types Of Clothing You Should NEVER Donate

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.27.2016 | Style

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Style will focus the month of September on simple ways to educate yourself on becoming a bette...

Branding for Social Good

Jim Gibbons | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

With the opening of Alaska's first Goodwill® store in March 2016, Goodwill is now officially in all 50 states. It has been really exciting to watch ...

Along the Leadership Walk: Growing as Leaders by Learning from the Past

Jim Gibbons | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

On a characteristically hot and humid summer day in Washington, D.C., I ventured with a small group of Goodwill Industries International team members ...

The Mechanic

Matt Wilson | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Wilson

It's not every day that you get away to visit family and friends. Years go by in some cases before the next connection. This year was no different, fi...

Uber Will Haul Your Spring Cleaning Donations To Goodwill For You

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.23.2016 | Good News

Don’t have the drive to deal with spring-cleaning? Uber wants to help you spring into action. If you live in New York City and want t...

Goodwill Can Help You Jumpstart Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Most people know Goodwill as the community place to bring used clothing and wares to be sold in stores and online. What you may not know is that Goodw...

Give Without Giving In

Maria Ploumaki | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Maria Ploumaki

Last week I attended an event of the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Zurich where Guy Spier, head of the Aquamarine Fund, gave a talk at Bloomberg. Guy ...

Textbooks

Katherine Sotelo | Posted 02.12.2016 | College
Katherine Sotelo

In 2013, I went to prom. It was my junior prom, to be exact, at an art gallery on the outskirts of downtown San Antonio. I wore a black dress with a ...

This Valentine's Day, Goodwill Wants You To Donate Your Ex's Old Stuff

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 02.12.2016 | Impact

Your heartbreak could be someone else’s happiness. Still mad at your ex? Want to do something that helps others this Valentine’s Day -- while also...

At the End of the Day...

David Sable | Posted 12.28.2015 | Business
David Sable

If it talks to you, share it -- and ask others to do the same. It's a bit dusty -- but the message still reverberates.

Merry Christmas, Young Man

Sara Lindberg | Posted 12.23.2015 | Parents
Sara Lindberg

"Mom this is really important to me. I need to give this to him," my son said to me looking at his hands. His hands that held far more than just a few dollars. What those hands held represented hope for my son.

Applebee's Waiter Turns Over $32,000 In Cash Left Inside Restaurant

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.21.2015 | Good News

LOS ANGELES, Dec 18 (Reuters) - An Applebee's waiter in central California turned over $32,000 in cash that a family forgot at a table, an amount that...

A Win for Businesses and Workers: 'Upskilling' Programs That Help Workers Earn Postsecondary Credentials Sweeping the Nation

Jim Gibbons | Posted 12.14.2015 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

We have a skills supply-and-demand problem that hurts businesses. Even with millions of job openings in the United States, companies can't find worke...

A Protestant's Reflection on Pope Francis' Call for a Year of Mercy

Khristi Adams | Posted 12.10.2015 | Religion
Khristi Adams

This past March, Pope Francis announced that 2016 would be an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. This is a holy year that takes place every 25 years and the Pope can proclaim an extraordinary one as he deems necessary.

Fall Is Here: Will You Celebrate a New Job This Holiday Season?

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

I know these hurdles to employment can seem insurmountable at times, but as the first blind person to graduate from Harvard Business School, I am well aware that no hurdle is too great to overcome as long you have the proper preparation, training and assistance.

Amy Schumer Discusses Her Lifelong Struggle With Body Image

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment

Amy Schumer opened up about her experiences struggling with body image in an interview with Maria Shriver on "Today" Friday morning. “It’s been a...

I Am Addicted to Goodwill

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.28.2016 | Style
Sidonie Sawyer

When I moved to the United States, I discovered a gold mine. Several in fact. I was in awe of my revelations -- I could not believe my eyes!

What Credentials Mean in Today's Job Market

Jim Gibbons | Posted 06.16.2016 | Education
Jim Gibbons

As the nation continues to pull out of the economic recession and add new jobs, one of the main concerns for policymakers, students, employers and potential employees is whether our workers have the skills to fill the positions that are open.

15 Ways To Clean Out Your Closet And Make A Difference

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style

Letting go of things is never as easy as decluttering experts say it's going to be. But when you've reach the point where your closet rod starts to be...

The Importance of Looking After Your Personal Brand this Christmas, New Year and Beyond...

Zahrina Robertson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Zahrina Robertson

By following these simple guidelines at events throughout the year you can enhance and protect your personal brand and will perceived by your friends, colleagues and employers as professional and confident.

Then I Got Stuck in a Dress at Goodwill...

Teri Biebel | Posted 11.30.2014 | Comedy
Teri Biebel

I convinced myself that it would be better to die alone in the dressing room than to die of embarrassment by having to ask someone at Goodwill to come into my dressing room and help get me out of this dress-of-death. So I went to my happy place.

The Business of Good: How a Local Donation Campaign Became a $200 Million CSR Success Story

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.10.2014 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

"Corporate Social Responsibility" -- or CSR -- has become a trendy term over the past few years, with companies large and small putting aside resource...

Man Finds Home Videos Hidden In Goodwill Buy, Tracks Down Family To Return Memories

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.18.2014 | Good News

Home videos often contain irreplaceable memories. This soldier knew exactly how precious these tapes can be, so when some turned up inside a thrift s...

Priyanka Chopra: An Exclusive Interview

Nova Lorraine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.