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Jackson County celebrates success

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries wrapped up a series of celebrations honoring the achievements of clients, employees and partners with a Stories Behind the Store Celebration for Jackson County on July 20 at the Rogue Valley Country Club. The Story of the Year was Hayley Taylor, who came to Goodwill to earn her GED and get […]

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KDRV highlights Goodwill’s employment expertise

KDRV Newswatch 12 reporter Sionan Barrett did a story June 21 about the latest state employment report, which noted that while unemployment is dropping, people in the rural counties of Southern Oregon are still struggling to find work. She interviewed Southern Oregon Goodwill Director of Workforce Development for Jackson County Kris Kreutzer to learn more […]

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Douglas County awards ceremony set

Roseburg, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries will honor successful community employment for adults with barriers at a Goodwill Story Behind the Store Celebration for Douglas County on Thursday, April 13. Goodwill will recognize Gary Eads, owner of a McDonald’s franchise in Douglas County, for offering job opportunities and support for Goodwill clients with intellectual […]

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Celebrating our founder on January 19

On January 19,  Goodwill Industries International and its 164 affiliated agencies celebrate the 154th birthday of our founder, the Rev. Edgar James Helms, who established our guiding principles of “a hand up, not a hand out.” Helms once wrote, “Work greatly enhances the morale of those who help themselves and others by their labor in our industry. […]

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New Donation Site in Roseburg

KPIC 4, the CBS affiliate in Roseburg, posted a story about a new Goodwill site for collecting donations and e-waste. Check out their coverage, which included photos and a short video. Read the full release below. Roseburg, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries will open a new donation collection site for clothing, household goods and […]

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Poverty Simulation in Klamath Falls

A poverty simulation presented by Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries Oct. 18 at the Klamath Falls Shilo Inn Convention Center gave service providers and leaders from across Klamath County a look at what it takes for a low-income family to survive a month. Herald and News reporter Courtney Anderson observed, talked to participants and wrote this […]

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Klamath Falls Goodwill Re-opens Aug. 25

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries rolls out an improved shopping experience for customers and an expanded employment and training center at a newly remodeled Goodwill at 3401 Washburn Way in Klamath Falls. A grand re-opening will be held Aug. 25. Festivities will kick off with a Klamath County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at 8:45 a.m., […]

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White City Goodwill Job Connection

When the Southern Oregon Goodwill Job Connection opened inside the White City store July 28, media partner KDRV Newswatch 12 provided coverage to let the community know about this resource for job seekers. Here is a preview story about the upcoming Grand Opening: KDRV Newswatch anchor Danielle Craig talked with Southern Oregon Goodwill Marketing Director […]

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