Press Releases

Goodwill honors supporters during Ambassador Recognition Luncheon

Goodwill honors supporters during Ambassador Recognition Luncheon

Published Monday, May 21, 2018

Goodwill Manasota held its sixth annual Ambassador Recognition Luncheon on May 11 at Michael’s On East. This event recognizes those who make a commitment to share the mission of Goodwill with the greater community by volunteering at events, speaking on the organization's behalf, creating new fundraisers, and introducing their friends, family and colleagues to Goodwill.

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Goodwill marks Military Appreciation Month with Veterans Open House

Goodwill marks Military Appreciation Month with Veterans Open House

Published Thursday, May 10, 2018

May is Military Appreciation Month and Goodwill Manasota is determined to observe the occasion throughout the month – as well as all year long. On Friday, May 25, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Goodwill Manasota will present a Veterans Open House for veterans and their families at the Goodwill Veterans Services Center.

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Goodwill Manasota to celebrate 'Goodwill Week'

Goodwill Manasota to celebrate 'Goodwill Week'

Published Sunday, May 6, 2018

From May 6-12, Goodwill Manasota will observe and celebrate the annual "Goodwill Week," as Goodwills across the United States and in Canada offer job fairs, host community programs, and hold special events – among other activities – to honor its supporters.

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Goodwill Manasota announces 2018-2019 board of directors

Goodwill Manasota announces 2018-2019 board of directors

Published Monday, April 30, 2018

Goodwill Manasota is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Peter Crowley continues his tenure as chairman of the board, with past chair Rob Morris holding the title of chair emeritus. New to the board this year are Mike Bryant, Jacqueline Moore and Allen Weinstein.

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Goodwill relaunches Good Readers Program

Goodwill relaunches Good Readers Program

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018

SARASOTA/MANATEE, FL – Goodwill Manasota invites area families to enjoy the Good Readers Program, which will begin anew in Manatee County later this month. Each of the monthly installments will take place on Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m. in one of the four Goodwill Manasota Bookstores in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Goodwill Ambassadors... more»

Goodwill launches 2018 marketing campaign

Goodwill launches 2018 marketing campaign

Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018

SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – With the help of its Ambassadors – community members who have made a commitment to share the mission of Goodwill with the greater community – and shoppers, Goodwill Manasota has launched its 2018 “Thanks! I Got it at Goodwill” marketing campaign. The campaign videos and print materials feature Goodwill... more»

Free Medicare counseling for seniors available at area Goodwill locations

Free Medicare counseling for seniors available at area Goodwill locations

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018

SARASOTA, FL – Seniors and adults with disabilities who have concerns about Medicare and other health insurance options can receive free insurance counseling at several new locations. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) counselors are now providing free, unbiased health insurance counseling at Goodwill Manasota community rooms at four... more»

Goodwill Manasota team member recognized by local social workers chapter

Goodwill Manasota team member recognized by local social workers chapter

Published Thursday, April 5, 2018

SARASOTA, FL – On March 26, the National Association of Social Workers Florida Chapter (NASW-FL), Sarasota/Manatee Unit recognized Goodwill Manasota’s director of Veterans Services, C.J. Bannister, as its 2018 Public Citizen of the Year. The award, which was presented during NASW-FL’s annual awards dinner at Libby’s Café,... more»