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Shae Johns as New President/CEO

The Board of Directors for Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries announces Shae Johns, Vice President of Mission Services, will become President and CEO. This announcement ends the Goodwill Board’s extensive search to replace Gayle Byrne, who is retiring after 37 years leading the agency. Johns has over 14 years in social services and health care management […]

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Goodwill® Named One of America’s Most Inspiring Companies by Forbes

Forbes recently released a list of America’s 25 Most Inspiring Companies that included Goodwill® this year for the first time. The list was based on results from consulting firm Performance Inspired, Inc., which surveyed 2,175 consumers online to identify these “most inspiring” companies. These consumers responded by explaining the five companies they found most inspirational and why. […]

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SO Goodwill® Distributes $75,000

Each year, Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries awards over $60,000 in vouchers to community service agencies in Douglas, Klamath, Jackson, and Josephine counties to help people with need for clothing and home essentials. Goodwill announces it will award $75,000 in 2014 — a record amount for its community voucher program. Dating back to 1998, the program […]

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Goodwill®: The Most Important Social Enterprise of 2013?

The other side of job creation — job preparedness — is one of the nation’s top priorities.  What does this mean for Goodwill, an organization that’s been at this for more than 100 years? In the world of marketing and social engagement, you sometimes look for “moments” — the alignment of events, priorities, and opportunities […]

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