Press Releases

MASHterpieces art exhibition is a sMASHing success so far

Published Tuesday, April 12, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL –Art Center Sarasota and Goodwill Manasota have partnered for the third annual MASHterpieces art exhibition, featuring pieces donated to Goodwill Manasota, selected by 30 area artists and transformed into new works of art. The two organizations recently celebrated the exhibition’s success and their partnership with a... more»

Goodwill Manasota honors supporters during Ambassador Recognition Luncheon

Published Tuesday, April 12, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – In recognition of April as National Volunteer Month and as a prelude to the upcoming Goodwill Week observance the first week of May, Goodwill Manasota held its Ambassador Recognition Luncheon. This event recognizes those who make a commitment to share the mission of Goodwill with the greater community by volunteering at... more»

Sarasota Military Academy makes donation to Goodwill's Veterans Services Program

Published Thursday, April 7, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota was one of eight nonprofit organizations benefiting from recent charitable activities at Sarasota Military Academy. Thanks to the efforts of a sophomore, Cadet Timothy “Drew” Taylor, Goodwill was the recipient of a donation to benefit its Veterans Services Program. Taylor is the son of Goodwill... more»

Samantha Cummins joins Goodwill Manasota

Published Tuesday, April 5, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota is pleased to announce it has hired Samantha Cummins, who will serve as the organization’s director of marketing and public relations. In this role, she will work to increase the awareness of Goodwill Manasota and philanthropic opportunities for supporters of the organization, as well as continue the... more»

Turner Tree and Landscape creates the Fawley Garden at Goodwill

Published Thursday, March 31, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Ambassador and businessman Darrell Turner of Turner Tree and Landscape has created a garden at Goodwill Manasota’s Corporate Campus offices in honor of the late community leader Rick Fawley and his beloved late wife, Coni. Rick passed away last September but made a permanent impression on our community. Not only... more»

Goodwill vice president honored with 2016 'Archangel Award'

Published Thursday, March 24, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Approximately 100 guests gathered at Renaissance on 9th in Bradenton for the Ave Maria Miracle Fest Celebration and Archangel Awards Dinner, the primary fundraising event for Ave Maria Preparatory School. During the event, Goodwill Manasota vice president Margie Genter received the 2016 “Archangel Award.” This... more»

Goodwill Manasota awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Published Tuesday, March 22, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL — The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International announced Goodwill Manasota has been accredited for an additional period of three years for its Job Connection Program. The Job Connection program – a free service – is designed to help individuals obtain long-term employment or... more»

Goodwill encourages spring cleaning with #CleanSweep campaign

Published Thursday, March 17, 2016

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL — Spring cleaning is a great time to sort out the clutter but it can also be an overwhelming chore that intimidates people from even getting started. Goodwill offers these five expert tips to help community members not just to start, but to conquer spring cleaning and develop new habits to keep them organized all year long. ... more»