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2019 Award Winners

OUR 2019 AWARD WINNERS

ChristopherMurray

Graduate of the Year Award:
Christopher Murray

A 2018 graduate of Goodwill’s Peer Support Specialist training, Chris is employed by and serves as an advocate for Goodwill programs. On any given day you can hear him talk about his gratitude for God, Goodwill and the opportunities he is experiencing.

ThomasStowe

Senator William V. Roth, Jr.
Achievement Award:
Thomas Stowe

Since graduating from Goodwill’s Step Up Program in 2018, Thomas has secured employment in the Upper Darby, PA Goodwill store where he continues to grow his social skills and looks for opportunities to take on new job responsibilities.

JenniferStout

Personal Achievement Award:
Jennifer Stout

Proud mom and devoted manager-in-training at the Goodwill store on Kirkwood Highway, Jen shares her story of recovery openly and supports others who are working to overcome addiction and incarceration. “For me to go from  once being in the work release program, to now being  in a position that I can give to others needing that second chance is a truly a miracle for me.”

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Arline Docherty
Team Member of the Year Award:
Arline Docherty

Arline first came to Goodwill nearly 20 years ago for job skills training. This year she celebrates 18 years as the Executive Administrative Manager to the President. The board, leadership and staff of Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County are honored to name the team member of the year award for Arline Docherty – a true embodiment of the “mission in action”!

Community Partner of the Year Award:
First State Community Action Agency

Bernice Edwards, Executive Director | www.firststatecaa.org

Since 2014, First State Community Action Agency has been a primary funder of Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County’s Employment Support Program serving low-income Delawareans. In this time, Goodwill has worked with more than 400 Delawareans, providing thousands of service components.

 

Business Partner of the Year Award:
Delaware Technical and Community College

Dr. Mark Brainard, President | www.dtcc.edu

For more than 50 years, Delaware Technical & Community College has prepared Delawareans with education and skills to meet workforce demands. Through their Office of Work-Based Learning, Del Tech is building a progressive approach to bridging the gap between education and the high-skill employment needs of the future. Goodwill is proud to partner with Del Tech to provide paid, work-based learning experiences to students throughout the State of Delaware.

INSPIRATION Sponsors

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EMPOWER Sponsors


IMPACT Sponsors


ENERGIZE Sponsors

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POWER OF WORK TABLE HOSTS

Ameriprise Financial Services

Artisans’ Bank

CSC

Highmark Delaware

IFS Benefits

IFS Insurance

Michael Singer, Inc

Monroe Energy

The Morrone Family

National Realty Corporation

Pettinaro

Philadelphia Works

RSS Consultants

Santora CPA Group

TD Bank

United Healthcare


ENCOURAGE Supporters

Breckstone Architecture

Delaware Community Foundation

Delaware Workforce Investment Board

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

Patterson Woods Commercial Properties

Philadelphia Pike Partners

Quantum Controls

Richards Layton & Finger

The Tri-M Group

Whisman Giordano & Associates

MISSION Supporters

The Anshen Family

Barbacane Thornton and Company

BDO USA

Biddle Capital Management

City of Wilmington

The Coles Family

Del-One Credit Union

Pennoni

Waste Management

Year Up

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