The Good Live

Goodwill Helps Mom of Two Come Full Circle in Her Career

By Andrina Cason on Nov 28, 2017

Taryn Rasmussen says being a mother is a job in itself. She always puts her kids first, but when she was unexpectedly laid off in October 2016, keeping food on the dinner table became the priority. “I’m a single mom of two and a jack […] Read more

Goodwill Helps Daughter Find A New Career and Honor Her Father

By Andrina Cason on

Nana Frimpongma says her work ethic comes from her father, who recently passed away at the age of 109. “He was very active. Even though he was old, if you told him not to do something, he’d do it,” she said. Frimpongma was working two […] Read more

SunTrust VP Pays It Forward To Goodwill

By Andrina Cason on Nov 20, 2017

It started with a Philly cheesesteak. Edward Garner, a groundskeeper at Goodwill for the past three years, felt a tap on his shoulder last month when he was in line ordering dinner for himself and his wife. “A woman saw my work shirt and asked, […] Read more

Setting The Record Straight: Debunking False Internet Rumors

By Laura Faison on Nov 16, 2017

When you get the facts, you’ll rest assured knowing your donation supports a worthy cause.  An old email or social media post titled “Think Before You Donate” has circulated for years, making false claims about a number of nonprofits, including Goodwill. We want you to […] Read more

Shared Knowledge Brings Goodwill and Amazon Together To Help Fund Programs

By Andrina Cason on Nov 01, 2017

People who buy a book on Amazon.com may not realize they may be contributing to Goodwill at the same time. “We sell all our books on Amazon and share our profits with Goodwill to help fund their workforce development programs,” said Joel Roberts, executive director […] Read more