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Published: April 14, 2014

SUPPORT SARA's GOODWILL   SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio River Authority is teaming up with Goodwill for a recycling event on April 17.

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Published: April 10, 2014

WITH A BUSINESS MODEL BASED ON RECYCLING, EVERY DAY IS EARTH DAY AT GOODWILL   SAN ANTONIO - The world will commemorate Earth Day on April 22 this year. But at Goodwill, every day is Earth Day. Goodwill operates one of the largest, most unique recycling programs in the area. The non-profit organizationís mission is to help change lives through the power of work. But because its unique business model relies on donated household items to sell at its retail stores, Goodwill recycles more than 13 million pounds of clothes, computers, appliances, household items, furniture, toys, books and other items each year, keeping still usable goods out of local landfills.

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Published: April 10, 2014

GOODWILL OFFERS CLUTTER-BUSTING TIPS FOR SPRING CLEANING   SAN ANTONIO - With spring underway, it's time to get our homes tidied up and decluttered. When it's time to begin spring cleaning, start with a few empty boxes to fill and take to Goodwill. Donating items to Goodwill not only leads to organized closets and shelves, but donations also support Goodwill programs that help prepare and place individuals for employment. Last year Goodwill helped more than 50,000 individuals in 24 counties throughout Southwest Texas find or further their careers through training, education, coaching, and job matching, along with support services that help people stay employed.

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Published: March 19, 2014

GIVE AWAY TO GET AWAY TO WIN A BEACH VACATION DURING GOODWILL'S DONATION DRIVE, MARCH 17-30   Grand prize is a vacation for 4 at Schlitterbahn South Padre Island Beach Resort WHAT: This spring, donations to Goodwill could lead to a beach resort getaway! Goodwill is teaming up with Schlitterbahn South Padre Island Beach Resort to turn a Goodwill donation into a vacation for four during Goodwill's Give Away to Get Away Donation Drive! The grand prize includes a 3-night stay at the Schlitterbahn South Padre Island Beach Resort. 

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Published: March 12, 2014

EXPANDED GOODWILL CONTRACTS CREATE OVER 130 NEW JOBS IN SAN ANTONIO   Ongoing military contracts to digitize military medical records grow by $6.5 million annually SAN ANTONIO - Goodwill Industries of San Antonio has created more than 130 new jobs locally through an expansion of ongoing contracts providing services to the U.S. Army and Air Force. The non-profit organizationís records processing contract with the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), known as Army Record Processing Center (ARPC), has expanded from 57 to 144 employees, creating an additional 87 jobs locally in San Antonio. The four-year contract increased by $4.3 million each year with the expansion, bringing in a total of $7.4 million annually. 

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Published: February 20, 2014

FREE TAX PREPARATION FOR WORKING FAMILIES AVAILABLE AT GOODWILL   Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in Goodwill stores helps families file taxes, maximize returns SAN ANTONIO - Free tax preparation will be available at two Goodwill locations for households making $60,000 or less. The Goodwill stores will serve as a location for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a collaborative effort between multiple agencies that offers free tax preparation services to working families.

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Published: January 27, 2014

GOODWILL TEAMS UP WITH NEARLY 20 LOCAL NON-PROFIT GROUPS  TO HOST DONATION DRIVES IN 2014   Partners For Good program helps groups raise funds while collecting donations for Goodwill SAN ANTONIO - Non-profit groups with fundraising goals only have until January 17 to apply to host a Goodwill collection drive in 2014.

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Published: January 22, 2014

JUNIOR LEAGUE, GOODWILL'S 90TH ANNUAL RUMMAGE AROUND EVENT EXPANDS TO EIGHT GOODWILL LOCATIONS ACROSS CITY   Annual shopping treasure hunt raises funds for non-profits 

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Published: January 08, 2014

GOODWILL'S PARTNERS FOR GOOD FUNDRAISING DONATION DRIVE PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING   Program that helps non-profits raise funds by hosting donation drives for Goodwill closes on Jan. 17 SAN ANTONIO - Non-profit groups with fundraising goals only have until January 17 to apply to host a Goodwill collection drive in 2014.

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Published: December 17, 2013

WHATíS YOUR HOLIDAY SPIRIT?   FIND OUT ON GOODWILL FACEBOOK QUIZ AND GET A CHANCE TO WIN $250! Goodwill, Generations Federal Credit Union team up to give four cash prizes on Dec. 25 SAN ANTONIO - Are you a Happy Reindeer or an Egocentric Elf? A new quiz on Goodwill's Facebook page will answer those funny questions by finding your holiday personality, while also giving you a chance to win one of four $250 prizes.

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Published: December 06, 2013

GOODWILL AND GENERATIONS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION TEAM UP FOR HOLIDAY GRAND SPREE DONATION DRIVE, DEC. 6 - 15   Donate household items and enter to win $1,000 holiday shopping spree WHAT: Goodwill and Generations Federal Credit Union are teaming up to make the holidays very merry for one lucky winner during the Goodwill Holiday Grand Spree Donation Drive. Make a donation to your local Goodwill store or donation center from Dec. 6 - 15 and enter to win a $1,000 holiday shopping spree courtesy of Generations Federal Credit Union.

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Published: December 06, 2013

GOODWILL HOLIDAY GRAND SPREE DONATION DRIVE DECEMBER 6 Ė 15   Goodwill and Generations Federal Credit Union are teaming up to make the holidays very merry for one lucky winner during the Goodwill Holiday Grand Spree Donation Drive. Make a donation to your local Goodwill store or donation center from Dec. 6 - 15 and enter to win a $1,000 holiday shopping spree courtesy of Generations Federal Credit Union.

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Published: November 26, 2013

Holiday Store Hours Thanksgiving Day - Closed Day after Thanksgiving - Regular hours Christmas Eve - Close at 6 p.m. Christmas Day - Closed New Year's Eve - Regular hours New Year's Day - Open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Published: November 18, 2013

Goodwill Federal Contract Job Fair   When: Thursday, November 21st Where: 3730 North Loop 1604 East & Bulverde Rd.Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Medical Records Associates Responsible for the receipt, tracking, and shipping of Medical and Dental records for the Air Force.

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Published: November 06, 2013

Starbucks Focuses Hiring Strategy on Veterans and Military Spouses   Company to build a pipeline of talent focused on veterans and active duty spouses, including infrastructure to support at least 10,000 hires in five years Starbucks to open five Community Stores over five years in U.S. joint base locations to help fund local non-profit programs that support veterans re-entering the workforce Company will thank those who serve our country, and the impact they make on our communities around the world, by offering a free tall brewed coffee to veterans, active duty military and military spouses on Veterans Day

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Goodwill helps change lives through the power of work.
 
Our mission comes to life by empowering people who want to begin, maintain or advance their careers. Together with the support of our generous community, partners and employers, Goodwill provides employment, training, educational opportunities and related services through our Good Careers Academy and Good Careers Centers.  These services, funded by the sale of donated items through our retail stores and through our Contract Services businesses, assist people in finding jobs and building careers.

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