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Letter from our President/CEO

September 2nd, 2014

Dear Goodwill® Customers: In July, Goodwill Industries International (GII) announced that some Goodwill® member store locations may have been affected by a data security issue. These Goodwills were using a common third-party vendor for payment processing. Since then, based on a third-party investigation and work with federal law enforcement agencies, it was determined that our […]

Many of those who turn to Goodwill for help often have barriers to overcome in rebuilding their lives and careers. Sometimes those barriers include physical challenges, a lack of valuable work skills or the need for new opportunities to become self-sufficient. In the case of George Davis, the staff cleaner at the Recycling Center in […]

Patrick Clancy of Havertown, Delaware County, PA has joined Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County as Director of Workforce Initiatives. In his role at Goodwill, Patrick will be responsible for the organization’s career and workforce development efforts, which include the four existing job resource centers that help to connect local residents to jobs in the […]

Troy Oliver (left) was recently recognized as the Graduate of the Year during Goodwill’s Inspiration Awards Luncheon held in early May. Before turning to Goodwill for help, Troy was out of options. With a criminal background and tenuous living arrangements, Troy found it difficult to land a job. When he visited Goodwill’s Job Resource Center […]

One of the hottest tickets of the 2014 concert season is this summer’s Firefly Music Festival in Dover. Through a partnership with Delmarva Broadcasting, Goodwill has secured a pair of four-day passes to the festival and will award them to one lucky person who makes a donation between now and May 16th at any Goodwill […]

Once again, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County is teaming up with AAA Mid-Atlantic for the annual luggage trade-in/trade-up program. This initiative encourages the community to donate gently used luggage to Goodwill—preferably filled with clean, unwanted clothing, shoes or household items—in return for discount vouchers. These vouchers are good for the purchase of new luggage […]

Demonstrating its mission of creating employment opportunities for local residents, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County helped place over 500 people in new jobs in 2013. The 500 jobs include new staff positions in Goodwill’s retail stores and administrative offices and positions created through Goodwill’s temporary staffing and janitorial service businesses. Also included in this […]

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