Archive for September, 2016

Poverty simulation in Ashland

We were thrilled to have KDRV ABC 12 reporter Kasey Kershner cover the Poverty Simulation Workshop in Ashland Sept. 21. She put together a comprehensive package that aired on the 6 p.m. newscast. To help the whole community better understand the challenges of living in poverty, Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries facilitated a Community Action Poverty […]

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Roseburg As Is to close

Roseburg, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries will close the Goodwill As Is Outlet store at 1807 NE Diamond Lake Blvd. on Thursday, Nov. 4. With the lease coming to end of term, the landlord has notified Goodwill of intent to sell the property. On Saturday, Oct. 1, Goodwill will start directing donations and e-waste […]

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Back to School Savings

Kids are back in school across Southern Oregon. Last week, KPIC CBS, Channel 4 in Roseburg, aired a story on how shopping for common back to school items at Southern Oregon Goodwill can help parents save money and support education and job training programs. Watch the report here: http://kpic.com/news/local/thrift-store-offers-options-for-back-to-school-shoppers. And find the closest Goodwill for […]

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Labor of Love

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5.6 million job openings on the last business day of June this year. In observance of Labor Day, between August 30 and September 6, Southern Oregon Goodwill® is challenging people across Southern Oregon and Northern California to sign Goodwill’s #LaborOfLove pledge to spread awareness about […]

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Posted in: Education & Learning, Employment & Job Training, Mission Services

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