Press Releases

M.E. Wilson to present during Goodwill's Employment 4.0 Seminar on workers' compensation

Published Thursday, September 22, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – The Florida Supreme Court has spoken: Florida workers’ compensation rates are set to increase. As these rate increases may significantly impact numerous local businesses, Goodwill Manasota has partnered with M.E. Wilson to present a discussion on October 5, featuring a panel of experts in the field of Florida... more»

Goodwill Manasota Ambassadors Program celebrates five years

Published Monday, September 19, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota understands the value of engaging and deploying members of the community who share its passion for making a difference. People trust the recommendations of their peers and, since 2011, Goodwill Ambassadors have shared their enthusiasm for the nonprofit’s work with their friends, family, co-workers and... more»

Goodwill Manasota veteran surprised by proposal during public event

Published Wednesday, September 14, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – For the second year in a row, Goodwill Manasota and 92.1 CTQ held another successful “Young Guns of Country” concert. The concert wasn’t the only repeat success for 92.1 CTQ, however: they also participated in another successful wedding proposal. Last year, the crowd roared when a male veteran proposed to his... more»

Goodwill Manasota hires director of real estate and market development

Published Thursday, September 8, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota has recently hired Priscilla Frye to assume the role of director of real estate and market development. Her primary responsibility will be to work closely with Goodwill Manasota team members, real estate developers, Mission Development Services (MDS) partners, and others to further the mission of Goodwill... more»

Goodwill is looking for 'Ghost Hunters' this Halloween season

Published Tuesday, September 6, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota has become Halloween headquarters for community members seeking “spooktacular” deals on one-of-a-kind finds. This year, Goodwill will kick off its Halloween shopping season with a “Halloween Ghostbusters Ghost-hunting” contest on Saturday, September 10 at the Goodwill Bradenton... more»

Goodwill Manasota promotes from within to increase donated goods sales

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Dawn Tate, who now serves as the organization’s director of donated goods sales. In this role, she oversees Goodwill Manasota’s nine primary stores as well as the occupational trainer coach, in support of the organization’s mission integrated... more»

Goodwill Manasota to honor those who help change lives

Published Tuesday, August 30, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – On Thursday, October 20, Goodwill Manasota will present its 6th annual Goodwill Ambassador of the Year Awards Dinner at Michael’s On East (1212 East Avenue S., Sarasota). The event will honor six individuals and organizations with the Community Ambassador of the Year Award. This year’s Ambassador of the Year... more»

Nine graduate from Goodwill Manasota's Workforce Education Program

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Since 2011, Goodwill Manasota and Ave Maria Preparatory School have partnered on the Workforce Education Scholarship Program. This program began when legislation was passed to assist anyone employed, 22-30 years old (it has since been expanded to 22-40 years old), with any type of disability to receive education to help them... more»