Awards

2016 Awards

  • The Literacy Council of Sarasota – James E. Duffy Friend of Literacy Award
  • 2017 Best of SRQ – Winner, Best Local Antique Store
  • 2017 Best of SRQ – Finalist, Best Fashion Boutique
  • 2017 Best of SRQ – Finalist, Best Resale Store
  • 2017 Best of SRQ – Finalist, Best Local Non-Profit
  • Best of Bradenton Herald – Finalist, Best Thrift Store

2016 Awards

  • PR Daily’s 2016 Nonprofit PR Awards – Honorable Mention, Donate Your Ex’s Stuff Campaign
  • The Florida Rehabilitation Council for the Bling & The Division of Blind Services – Appreciation Award
  • The Arcadian – Best of DeSoto County – Reader's Choice Award, Best Thrift Store
  • Keep Manatee Beautiful – Outstanding Recycling
  • Florida Public Relations Association - 2016 Judges Award, Promotional/Marketing Program - Donate Your Ex's Stuff
  • Goodwill Industries International - Retail Excellence - Market Leadership by Share of Used Goods
  • Goodwill Industries International - Retail Excellence - Operational Excellence
  • Goodwill Industries International - Retail Excellence - Market Leadership by Donations
  • Manatee Chamber of Commerce - 2016 Champions of Healthcare Awards Nominee
  • Sarasota Magazine - Best of 2016 - Best Antiques Store
  • Florida Public Relations Association – Judges’ Award, Donate Your Ex’s Stuff
  • SRQ "Best of SRQ" Awards - Best Local Non-Profit
  • SRQ "Best of SRQ" Awards - Best Local Non-Profit Executive, Bob Rosinsky
  • Herald Tribune Readers’ Choice - Winner – Best Nonprofit Organization
  • Bradenton Herald People’s Choice - Finalist - Favorite Thrift Store
  • Bradenton Herald People’s Choice - Finalist - Favorite Charitable Organization

2015 Awards

  • Venice Gondolier Best of Venice – Finalist – Best Thrift Store
  • Herald Tribune Readers’ Choice - Winner – Best Nonprofit Organization
  • Herald Tribune Readers’ Choice - Finalist – Best Fundraising Event (Mardi Gras Gala)
  • Business Partner of the Year – The Law Place
  • Latin Chamber of Commerce – Partnership Recognition Award
  • Innovation in Delivery of Training Award – Association of Talent Development – Florida Suncoast Chapter
  • Keep Manatee Beautiful – Recycle Award – Large Business category
  • Market Penetration by Share of Used Goods Award – Goodwill Industries International
  • Market Penetration by Donations Award – Goodwill Industries International
  • Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce – Salute to Business – Investing in the Future – Gold level
  • Best of SRQ Local – Finalist – Best Local Non-Profit
  • Biz (941)/La Guia Unity Award – Champions of Diversity, nonprofit category
  • Ave Maria Preparatory School Miracle Fest Archangel Award – Bob Rosinsky
  • Bradenton Herald’s People’s Choice Award – Favorite Charitable Organization
  • Bradenton Herald’s People’s Choice Award – Favorite Thrift Store
  • Bradenton Herald’s People’s Choice Award – Finalist – Favorite Vacuum Cleaner Store
  • Bradenton Herald’s People’s Choice Award – Finalist – Favorite Used Furniture Store
  • TELLY Award – Goodwill’s 2015 Reinvent Yourself Campaign Commercials
  • Arcadian Sun – Best Thrift Store

2014 Awards

  • Best Nonprofit of the Year Award – The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Best Nonprofit of the Year Award -- Manatee Herald Tribune Newspaper ‘Readers Choice award
  • Best Nonprofit of the Year Award -- Tampa Bay Business Journal
  • Best Fundraising Event – Mardi Gras Gala – Sarasota Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award
  • Best Non-Profit Partnership – Goodwill & Girls Scouts -- Community Foundation of Sarasota County Giving Partner Challenge
  • SRQ “Best of SRQ” Awards – Best Clothing Store
  • SRQ “Best of SRQ” Awards – Best Local Non-Profit
  • Image Award - Best Marketing Publication of the Year – Central West Coast Chapter/Florida Public Relations Association
  • Image Award - Best Marketing Publication of the Year – State Level – Florida Public Relations Association
  • Robert E. and Charlotte Watkins Award for Excellence in Mission Advancement – Goodwill Industries International
  • Drug Free Workplace Award -- Sarasota Coalition on Substance Abuse
  • Thomas Paine Award -- Florida Veterans for Common Sense
  • Business Matters Award - Venice Gondolier
  • Bronze Award for best Quality & Creativity Ad -- Florida Magazine Association
  • Golden Image Award -- Florida Public Relations Association for our Veteran's Resource Guide
  • Judges Award -- Florida Public Relations Association for our Veteran's Resource Guide
  • Market Dominance by Share of Used Goods Award – Goodwill Industries International
  • Finalist – Best Nonprofit of the Year – Sarasota Herald Tribune
  • Finalist - Best Fundraising Event – Mardi Gras Gala – Sarasota Herald Tribune
  • Finalist - Best Consignment Shop – Sarasota Herald Tribune
  • Finalist - Best Consignment Shop – Bradenton Herald
  • Finalist - Best Thrift Store – Bradenton Herald
  • Finalist – Favorite Charitable Organization – Bradenton Herald
  • Finalist – Non-Profit Organization – Bradenton Herald
  • Finalist -- Best Book Store – Best of Venice – Venice Gondolier
  • Finalist -- Best Thrift Store – Best of Venice – Venice Gondolier
  • Finalist –Best Local Non-Profit Organization - Sarasota Herald Tribune Reader’s Choice
  • Winner - Best Fundraising Event – Mardi Gras Gala – Sarasota Magazine’s “Best of ’14” Award
  • Winner – Favorite Used Furniture Store – Bradenton Herald
  • Winner – Favorite Non-Profit Organization – Bradenton Herald
  • Winner – Best Local Non-Profit Organization - Sarasota Herald Tribune Reader’s Choice
  • John A. Clarke Humanitarian Award – Bob Rosinsky, Lakewood Ranch Community Fund
  • Exemplary Employer Award – Florida Rehabilitation Council for the Blind
  • Sarasota Chamber Trustee Award
  • Sarasota County NAACP Branch – Corporate Sponsor Freedom Award Banquet

2013 Awards

  • Finalist – Tampa Bay Business Journal Non-Profit of the Year
  • Winner – Favorite Charitable Organization – Bradenton Herald 
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Mayor’s feed the Hungry Campaign Sarasota/Manatee
  • Finalist – Best Local Cause – Best of SRQ Local
  • Winner -- Best Book Store – Best of Venice – Venice Gondolier
  • Winner -- Best Thrift Store – Best of Venice – Venice Gondolier
  • Winner – Goodwill Industries International Volunteer Program of the Year – Ambassador Program
  • EDC Sarasota County John J. Cox Community Partner of the Year, Sponsored by Halfacre Construction Company
  • Sarasota County NAACP Branch – Corporate Sponsor Freedom Award Banquet

2012 Awards

  • Anniversary of Service Award – The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Finalist – Herald Tribune Best Non-Profit Organization 
  • Sarasota County NAACP Branch – Business Associate Freedom Award Banquet

2011 Awards

  • Certificate of Recognition – The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Sarasota County NAACP Branch – Business Partner Freedom Award Banquet