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Goodwill Industries Week Celebrated Nationally

Goodwill Industries® Week Celebrates the Power of Work Goodwill has been celebrating Goodwill Industries Week since 1951. Each year, local Goodwill organizations host job fairs, retail store promotions and other fun events to recognize their mission impact and highlight community stakeholders. Did you know that Goodwill provides job training and support services for people who […]

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Goodwill Klamath County Celebrates Stories Behind the Store

Southern Oregon Goodwill® hosted an awards luncheon on Thursday, April 5 at the Running Y Resort for community members, Goodwill team members and volunteers to recognize achievement in employment and personal growth. The awards luncheon, titled Goodwill Story Behind the Store Celebration, honored Goodwill program participants who overcame odds and found their full potential through […]

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Goodwill graduate featured in News-Review

Reporter Emily Hoard covered the Goodwill Stories Behind the Store Celebration in Douglas County (Roseburg) on March 8 and published this feature story about 2017 Story of the Year honoree Scott Holland in the Saturday, March 10 edition of the paper.   https://www.nrtoday.com/business/local_biz/goodwill-honors-scott-holland-as-story-of-the-year/article_7e919c9a-111b-588a-94ed-a32735a86d25.html  

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Goodwill in Siskiyou Daily News

Appreciation to Siskiyou Daily News for covering Goodwill Story Behind the Store Celebration in Siskiyou County (Yreka, CA) in a recent news story. We’re so proud of Adam Beals (Story of the Year 2017) and Siskiyou Central Credit Union (Community Partner of the Year 2017). http://www.siskiyoudaily.com/news/20180309/southern-oregon-goodwill-hosts-story-behind-store

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Goodwill distributes thousands in vouchers

Each year, Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries distributes thousands of dollars of store credits to community service agencies in Douglas, Klamath, Jackson, and Josephine counties to help people with need for clothing and household essentials. These store credits are referred to as “vouchers” which are redeemable only in Southern Oregon Goodwill stores and As Is outlets. […]

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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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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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Grand Opening at Ashland Job Connection

The June 9 Grand Opening of the Southern Oregon Goodwill® Job Connection at 310 Oak St., #3, Ashland, brought out the Ashland Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting, photographed by the Chamber’s talented official photographer Graham Lewis. KDRV Newswatch 12’s Spencer Wilson stopped by to learn more and reported live at 5 p.m. about […]

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Holiday Party Attire and “Ugly” Sweaters

People don’t agree on whether to call them ugly or just tacky, but there is no doubt holiday sweaters can make the season’s parties and gatherings more festive. Southern Oregon Goodwill’s Marketing Director, Julie Fletcher, recently appeared on local television news casts to show the wide selection of the original sweaters from the 80’s and […]

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