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Somebody Donated A Cooler Filled With Weed To Goodwill

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.16.2017 | Crime

Staff at a Washington state thrift shop were stunned on Monday to find $24,000 worth of weed inside a donated cooler. Police said the workers at the G...

An Everyman’s Guide To Moving To A New City

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.31.2017 | Healthy Living

Congratulations! You got the job offer you’ve been working toward since you graduated college. There’s just one hitch ― you live in Brooklyn, an...

Fight for Job Creation

Jim Gibbons | Posted 12.08.2016 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

This year, I had the opportunity to travel across the country and meet with many relentless and determined individuals who, with a little support from...

We Must Stand Up for the Nation's Veterans - All Year Long and with Everything They Need

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.10.2016 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

On Veterans Day, veterans' accomplishments and challenges are in the spotlight. But those who work with our veterans, day in and day out, know they ne...

Respect. Honor. Goodwill: An Election Day Thought.

Tom Morris | Posted 11.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

Respect, honor, and goodwill. Friends! Remember in all your interactions with others today, the qualities of respect, honor, and goodwill. If the oth...

The Power of Kindness

Global Yodel | Posted 11.03.2016 | Good News
Global Yodel

Happiness researcher Sean Achor demonstrated through his extensive research that if you perform random acts of kindness for two minutes a day for twen...

Go Green On Halloween

Jim Gibbons | Posted 10.11.2016 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Shopping for overalls and a leather jacket to complete your Ghostbusters Dr. Jillian Holtzmann look at your local Goodwill store isn't only an eco-friendly option, but a charitable one.

Here's What Goodwill Actually Does With Your Donated Clothes

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.28.2016 | 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 10.03.2016 | 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 12.19.2016 | 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 02.19.2017 | 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 02.11.2017 | 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 12.27.2016 | 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 12.23.2016 | 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 12.09.2016 | 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 11.11.2016 | 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!