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Published: June 09, 2014

GOODWILL ANNOUNCES DR. ANNE MATULA AS NEW CHIEF EDUCATION OFFICER   Matula to oversee Goodwill job training, education programs SAN ANTONIO (June 9, 2014) – Goodwill Industries of San Antonio’s President and CEO, Marla Jackson, announces the addition of Dr. Anne Matula as Chief Education Officer.

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Published: May 09, 2014

GOODWILL PROVIDES JOB-RELATED SERVICES TO 53,651 IN 2013   From training and placing students in high-demand careers to employing veterans, Goodwill expands programs and employment services in 2013 SAN ANTONIO – From providing high-quality, low tuition job training programs to helping employ veterans and their families, Goodwill Industries of San Antonio provided job-related services to more than 53,651 people in its 24-county service area last year.

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Published: May 02, 2014

GOODWILL OPENS NEW DATES FOR "PARTNERS FOR GOOD"  DONATION DRIVE PROGRAM   Schools, clubs, and other groups can raise thousands while collecting items for Goodwill SAN ANTONIO – Goodwill is opening new dates for their fun and innovative donation drive program that benefits both the non-profit organization and community groups with fundraising goals. New dates will be available beginning in late June 2014.

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Published: April 29, 2014

GOODWILL HOSTS CAREER FAIR TO PAIR LOCAL JOB SEEKERS WITH EMPLOYERS   May 7 Career Fair features employers in health care, technology, hospitality and more. SAN ANTONIO -- Goodwill is hosting a career fair that will put job seekers in front of a wide variety of local companies that are ready to hire.

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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 organization’s 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 organization’s 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

WHAT’S 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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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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