Press Releases

Goodwill, The Law Place honor women veterans during 'Salute the Runway'

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – More than 100 community members gathered for the “Salute the Runway Fashion Show & Dinner,” an event to honor women veterans, presented by Goodwill Manasota and The Law Place. Guests enjoyed a lovely rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” courtesy of Goodwill Manasota vice president and Mistress of... more»

Goodwill Manasota expands media partnerships to share good works in our community

Published Tuesday, June 7, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota, with the communications leadership and hosting talents of vice president Veronica Brandon Miller, has added one more media outlet to share the goodwill and good works being done in our community, through “Tell Me Something Good.” The show, which airs on Sundays on SNN at 9:30 a.m. and on WSRQ... more»

Goodwill, Bradenton Marauders partner to honor area veterans

Published Friday, June 3, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – The Bradenton Marauders are partnering with Goodwill Manasota and Miller High Life to honor veterans during the June 11 Marauders vs. Tampa Yankees game at McKechnie Field in Bradenton (1611 9th Street W.). Gates open at 5:30pm; the first pitch is scheduled for 6:30pm. The night will feature a pre-game parachute demonstration... more»

Essays by Goodwill Manasota ESOL students published

Published Tuesday, May 31, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota, in partnership with Manatee Reads!, hosts a free weekly English as a Second Language (ESOL) class at its corporate campus where community members, Goodwill team members, Veterans Services Program participants, and Job Connection clients are able to develop their English skills. As part of the current... more»

Goodwill Manasota to serve as donation location for unserviceable U.S. flags

Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – In advance of Flag Day, Goodwill Manasota has again this year volunteered to serve as a drop-off location for U.S. flags that have become too worn or damaged to display. Bins will be available at all retail stores and attended donation centers in Sarasota and Manatee counties for drop-off. One of these flags will be... more»

Goodwill honors women veterans with 'Salute the Runway' event

Published Monday, May 23, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota and The Law Place have team up with David Taylor Photography and Cutting Loose Salon to honor area women veterans with the “Salute the Runway Dinner & Fashion Show,” featuring women veterans walking the runway in fabulous fashions from Goodwill. The event will be held on Thursday, June 16,... more»

Goodwill's Veterans Services Program celebrates three years of vital assistance

Published Thursday, May 19, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Through the Veterans Services Program, Goodwill Manasota is working to help returning servicemen and women reintegrate back into their families, communities and jobs. The program was created three years ago and, in that time, has served 1,266 veterans, connecting them with necessary social services, providing emotional and... more»

Goodwill Manasota listens to community, will re-open store in Laurel/Nokomis

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota listened when local residents in the Laurel/Nokomis community requested that the Goodwill clearance center return to serving as a retail store. On May 14, the Goodwill clearance center located at 2210 N Tamiami Trail, Nokomis closed its doors to prepare for the Grand Re-Opening of its Goodwill GoodNeighbor... more»