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Goodwill Industries International Highlights Google Event

The Grow with Google event, held at the Medford Library on October 29, 2019, was featured in Goodwill Industries International’s (GII) Weekly Digest in the first week of December. #GrowwithGoogle is an initiative that draws on Google’s 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. The event attracted 57 […]

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Jackson County Poverty Simulation

Southern Oregon Goodwill facilitated a Community Action Poverty Simulation at the Rogue Regency Inn in Medford on Tuesday, November 19 in partnership with the Medford/Jackson County Chamber of Chamber Leadership Program. The simulation, developed by a community action agency in Missouri, enables participants to view poverty from different angles and then discuss the potential for […]

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Posted in: Education & Learning, Financial Management, Mission Services

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Veterans Day Luncheon Celebration 2019

It’s tradition for Southern Oregon Goodwill to honor its veteran employees with a catered lunch on Veterans Day. Today we honored the current 26 employees with lunch in their respective county: Jackson, Josephine, Klamath or Siskiyou, CA. Here are some of the photos from lunch at the Regional Headquarters building in Medford where employees representing […]

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Grow with Google Event Kicks off Digital Skills Curriculum

SO Goodwill® Digital Skills Program Launches Southern Oregon Goodwill partnered with Google to hold a free #GrowwithGoogle digital skills training event in Medford on Tuesday, October 29. Hosted at the Jackson County Library Medford branch due to the class size, 57 participants used laptops and tablets for hands-on Google tools training for job search and business applications. […]

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KDRV Features Partnership with Garrison’s Home

KDRV-Newswatch 12’s, Adam Schumes, stopped by the Garrison’s Home showroom in Central Point as the company was honored for its partnership with Southern Oregon Goodwill. Owner, Brian Garrison, and Garrison’s employee/Goodwill client, Travis Green, were both unable to make it the Stories Behind the Store Celebration event in May so they held a private event […]

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New Retail Training Program Offered

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries announces a new partnership with the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation and will offer local courses for the Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential. The new program will begin January 7, 2019 with courses designed to teach skills needed to land jobs in retail and steps toward a promising career. Course participants will […]

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Goodwill CA Fire Response Statement

Communities Coming Together to Help Californians Goodwill® is a network of 161 community-based and independent organizations. Although not in our name, Southern Oregon Goodwill’s region includes Siskiyou and Del Norte counties in CA. We are aligning efforts for fire relief in Northern California with other Goodwill member organizations in CA. Each Goodwill is assisting the […]

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E-Waste recycling program changes

Effective September 1, 2018, Southern Oregon Goodwill will no longer accept e-waste donations. E-Waste is defined as: desktop computers, laptops, CPUs, towers, keyboards, computer mice, printers, scanners, projection TVs, older tube TVs (black plastic housing, curved screens,) and console TVs (built into wooden cabinets,) CRT computer monitors, and cable/satellite boxes. We still accept most televisions except […]

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