Press Releases

SunTrust Foundation awards grant to Goodwill for financial literacy mobile app

Published Tuesday, September 26, 2017

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – SunTrust Foundation recently awarded a grant of $10,000 to Goodwill Manasota to promote and expand the reach of existing financial literacy training for low- and moderate-income workers as well as adolescents in the community. The grant will fund the creation of a mobile app, called “Show Me the GOOD Money,”... more»

Goodwill Manasota to host book clubs at area community rooms

Published Tuesday, September 19, 2017

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota invites all book lovers to join one – or both – of its book clubs, which will feature classic and modern offerings for reading and discussion. The sessions, offered through Goodwill’s Good Neighbor program of classes and workshops, take place once a month for each group, starting in October,... more»

Goodwill Manasota to honor those who help change lives

Published Thursday, September 14, 2017

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – On Thursday, October 5, from 6-9 p.m., Goodwill Manasota will present its 7th annual Goodwill Ambassador of the Year Awards Dinner at Michael’s On East (1212 East Avenue S., Sarasota). This year’s Ambassador of the Year honorees are Jaime DiDomenico, Cool Today; Tim and Cynthia Holliday, Children’s World;... more»

Goodwill, Operation Renewed Hope Foundation present golf event

Published Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – On Saturday, October 7, Operation Renewed Hope Foundation and Goodwill Manasota are partnering to present the CPL Ben Kopp Celebrity Golf Classic, The event, which takes place at the Legacy Golf Club at Lakewood Ranch (8255 Legacy Blvd.), benefits Goodwill’s Veterans Services Program and Operation Renewed Hope... more»

Goodwill to host multi-employer job fair

Published Thursday, September 7, 2017

BRADENTON, FL - Goodwill Manasota's Job Connection program is hosting a multi-employer job fair on Wednesday, September 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at its corporate campus (2705 51st Ave. E., Bradenton). More than 40 area companies are signed up to participate, all with job openings they are seeking to fill. Numerous industries will be represented during the event,... more»

CareerSource Suncoast to share office space with Goodwill Manasota

Published Tuesday, September 5, 2017

BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota is pleased to announce a new partnership with fellow area nonprofit CareerSource Suncoast. Recently, Goodwill signed an office-sharing partnership with CareerSource at the Goodwill in North Port (14879 Tamiami Trl.); the organization expects to begin serving the community at its new location by September 25. Both... more»

Goodwill Manasota presents Patriots Day Breakfast

Published Thursday, August 31, 2017

SARASOTA, FL - During the month of September, Goodwill Manasota is celebrating “Heroes Month” in recognition of first responders, firefighters, police officers, and the veterans in our community. As part of the month-long observance, Goodwill’s Veterans Services Program will host a Patriots Day Breakfast on Monday, September 11, 9-11 a.m.... more»

Goodwill launches 'Change Series' to inspire personal, professional transformations

Published Tuesday, August 29, 2017

LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL – Goodwill Manasota is expanding its programmatic offerings to include a new speaker series to inspire and empower change in the personal and professional realms. The five-part “Change Series” will feature speakers who will address topics including emotional health, communication, collaboration, networking and public... more»