Press Releases

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»

Goodwill Manasota, 92.1 CTQ partner to present 'Young Guns of Country'

Published Monday, August 22, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – For the second year, Goodwill Manasota is partnering with 92.1 CTQ for “Young Guns of Country,” a free concert featuring some of country music’s hottest young acts, on Wednesday, September 7 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall (777 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota). Performers Jerrod Niemann, Runaway June, Jordan... more»

Goodwill continues to expand operations with new attended donation center in Venice

Published Thursday, August 18, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota recently broke ground on its newest attended donation center (ADC), to be located at 1160 Jacaranda Boulevard in Venice. The 2,000 square-foot facility will provide southern Sarasota County residents with another convenient location for dropping off donations of unwanted goods. Construction will continue... more»

Goodwill Manasota receives international awards for market leadership

Published Wednesday, August 17, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota earned significant recognition during the recent Goodwill Industries International Conference. The organization won the “Market Leadership by Share of Used Goods,” “Market Leadership by Donations” and “Operational Excellence” awards, for having one of the highest market... more»

Goodwill Manasota and Turning Points celebrate first anniversary of successful partnership

Published Thursday, August 11, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota and Turning Points have just celebrated one year of partnership, through which Goodwill has provided the manpower for the Turning Points donations center and supplemented high-demand items for Turning Points to distribute to its clients. This partnership showcases Goodwill's commitment to helping other... more»

Goodwill Manasota, 92.1 CTQ partner to present 'Young Guns of Country'

Published Tuesday, August 9, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – For the second year, Goodwill Manasota is partnering with 92.1 CTQ for “Young Guns of Country,” a free concert featuring some of country music’s hottest young acts, on Wednesday, September 7 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall (777 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota). Performers Jerrod Niemann, Runaway June, Jordan... more»

GRACE project celebrates one year of helping people gain confidence and employment

Published Friday, August 5, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota’s GRACE project is celebrating one year of helping people who are entering – or re-entering – the workforce through employment services and a makeover. GRACE (Goodwill Returning Ambitious, Confident people to Employment) was created through a partnership with 92.1 CTQ radio personality... more»