JOBS FAIR: Trades for Troops


EVENT: Spring Awakening Celebration


Join Goodwill Manasota and Garden of the Heart Yoga Center to learn about the benefits of yoga from a panel of experts and enjoy cuisine from a variety of local restaurants, craft beer and wine, and music.

All proceeds from this event benefit the Karma Yoga Outreach Program which includes yoga classes specifically geared towards Veterans, children with special needs and Parkinson’s patients.

4pm — 5pm

Learn more about Yoga and how it is changing lives. The Karma Yoga Outreach Program of Garden of the Heart Yoga Center is dedicated to bringing the healing, transformative effects of therapeutic yoga to targeted populations in the Sarasota community. Please join us for this informative fundraising event and hear a panel of experts present information and evidence on how yoga has helped adults and children in these special populations access their sense of focus, calmness, and overall well-being. 

To Register: 

Topics include:

·Connected Warriors, a specialty Yoga for Veterans

·Yoga for Children with Special Needs

·Yoga for Parkinson's Patients

5pm — 6:30pm — Celebration

Enjoy cuisine from a variety of local restaurants, craft beer and wine, and music.

CLASS: Greeting Card Classes

What: Card making classes 

When: Thursdays

April 2, 9, 16 & 23

6pm – 7:30pm

Where: Goodwill Mecca Community Room
5150 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234

Facilitated by: Sara Holloway

RSVP: 941.355.2721 x241, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Description: Beginners are welcome to attend this class where participants will learn to make greeting cards using a variety of methods including stamping, stenciling, punching and die-cutting. A new card will be made each session. Get those creative juices flowing and enroll while space is still available. Attendance is free and all materials will be provided. 


SEMINAR: Goodwill Presents LEAD2015



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Have you heard about LEAD2015?

It is a two day, incredibly inspiring leadership event this March 30/31, presented by President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address, and there are 22 amazing speakers lined up (including Erik Wahl, Vivienne Harr and Craig Kielburger) who each will be giving a short, relatable, and inspiring talk. The speakers will be live on stage in Dallas, but all of the content is being broadcast in real time remote host sites internationally, including Goodwill Manasota's International Training Center, located at our Corporate Campus at 2705 51st Ave East in Bradenton.

This is the most cost-effective way to gain access to the leadership content you need- close to home! Click Here to Register, or visit

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EVENT: Goodwill's Lakewood Ranch Store Grand Opening


SALE: Tara Bookapalooza


Sale valid at Tara Bookstore only! Does not include retail locations, bargain barns and clearance centers.

Cannot be combined with any other discount and excludes furniture, bus passes and new goods. 

Update to Coupon Policy

As of January 5, 2015, Goodwill Manasota will no longer offer coupons for any of our retail stores, bargain barns, clearance centers and bookstores. With this change, we will be able to provide more services to the communityas we continue our mission of changing lives through the power of work by helping people find employment on the path to self-sufficiency. We are also working to expand and increase the reach and impact of our Job Connection centers, Community Rooms, Good Neighbor Programs and our Veterans Services Program. As we move forward in 2015, we are planning new sales and promotions in addition to the regular sales enjoyed by all customers. We apologize for any inconveniences and we thank you for your continued support – when you donate and shop at Goodwill, you help us place people in jobs.

Goodwill Ambassador Cruise!

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