Goodwill in the News

Seattle Recognized as the Nation’s Most Sustainable City

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 | Ballard News -Tribune
STAR Communities announced today that Seattle has been awarded a 5-STAR Community Rating for national leadership in sustainability. The City achieved the highest score to date, and is only the second in the nation to achieve the 5-STAR rating for its participation in the STAR Community Rating System (STAR), which evaluates the livability and sustainability of U.S. communities.

Larsen tours Bellingham employment opportunities

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 | 790 KGMI
A focus on local ways to drum up employment and opportunity brought Congressman Rick Larsen to Bellingham for a few hours.Larsen kicked off his Thursday tour at the Bellingham Goodwill Workforce Training Center, which is newly expanded.

Seattle Goodwill Industries

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 | Daily Journal of Commerce
Daryl Campbell has been named president and CEO of Seattle Goodwill Industries. Campbell has been interim president and CEO of Shoreline Community College and joins Seattle Goodwill Aug. 18. He replaces Ken Colling, who retired at the end of June after more than 10 years. Campbell has an M.B.A. from University of Phoenix and a law degree from Seattle University School of Law.

Skull donations prompt others to donate human bones

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 | King5 News
SEATTLE - The King County medical examiner's office says the mysterious donation of three skulls at a Bellevue Goodwill bin has prompted three other people to turn over human bones.
 

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Goodwill’s Glitter Sale and Glitter Gala raises $581,000!

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014
A record number of shoppers attended the 31st Annual Glitter Sale at Goodwill, and their purchases helped make this year’s sale a success! More than 2,360 people bought $241,850 worth of formalwear, eveningwear, shoes, purses, jewelry and accessories on Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9. All proceeds from the sale will support Goodwill’s free job training and education programs for low-income and underserved people in the community.

Shop the Goodwill Sparkle Sale Goodwill Online!

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014
Shop the Goodwill Sparkle Sale Goodwill Online! Unique and vintage jewelry at affordable prices Shop Goodwill online this year to find vintage and unique pieces of jewelry that benefit Goodwill’s free job training and education programs.

What’s HOT for Halloween: humorous & unique costumes

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Seattle, WA (October 8, 2014) – According to a random national poll of American adults commissioned by Goodwill, funny, minimalist and unique costumes are America’s top adult Halloween choices this year. Funny and minimalist costumes topped the charts at 17%, closely followed at 14% by “very unique attire.” The iconic or classic costume was preferred by 11% of Americans, followed by couple’s costumes at 10%. Gory (4%), trend costumes (2%) and risqué attire (1%) lagged far behind the popular choices.
 
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