Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County Announces Honorees for Annual Inspiration Awards Luncheon
WILMINGTON, DE (April 4, 2023) – Announcing the honorees for Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County’s Annual Inspiration Awards Luncheon, themed “Celebrating an Ocean of Opportunity”. The Inspiration Awards acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of individuals, and the contributions of organizations who have benefited from, and contribute to, the non-profit mission of Goodwill.
The 2023 award recipients are:
- Jameel Favors – Personal Achievement Award
- Lindsay Hale – Arline Docherty Team Member of the Year Award
- Evette Lewis – Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Achievement Award
- Community Solutions, Inc. of Delaware – Community Partner of the Year Award
- Delaware Division of Social Services –Employer of the Year Award
“April is Second Chances Month which is a perfect time to acknowledge organizations and individuals who help advance our mission to improve the quality of life for people facing barriers to self-sufficiency through the Power of Work,” said Colleen Morrone, CEO of Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County. “We are proud to celebrate organizations like Community Solutions, Inc of Delaware (CSI), our 2023 Community Partner of the Year for their collaboration with us, referring justice-involved citizens to Goodwill’s Workforce Development program where they earn a paycheck while gaining job skills and experience; and people like Jameel, our Personal Achievement Award recipient whose unwavering commitment to overcoming obstacles has helped him launch a successful career at Goodwill where he is a role model and an inspiration to the team he leads.”
The Inspiration Awards Luncheon will be held Friday, May 12, 2023, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. To learn more about the award recipients, to participate as a sponsor or to purchase tickets, visit www.GoodwillDE.org/Awards.
About Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County
For more than 100 years, the mission of Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County has been to improve the quality of life for individuals with barriers to self-sufficiency through the Power of Work! This mission is supported by proceeds from donations to our retail and e-commerce operations, and revenue generated through our Industrial Services and Staffing Services programs. Goodwill endeavors to make the most of every item we receive and minimize what we send to landfills. We’re working to identify ways to operate more sustainably by transforming unsaleable donations into usable materials. Expansion of our sustainability initiatives will benefit communities environmentally and through creation of new entry-level and middle skills jobs. For information on our stores, donation locations, or services, visit: www.GoodwillDE.org.