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Celebrate Earth Day with Goodwill and IKEA

        Kansas City, Missouri – Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas is celebrating Earth Day, Sat., April 22 with two major recycling eventss: IKEA  Sustainable Living Your Way, Sat., April 22 from 10a to 6p and the City of Overland Park, Kans…


2017 Power of Work Award Winners Announced

Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas 2017 Power of Work Awards Winners Announced Recognizing Extraordinary Leadership in the Quest to Empower Local Job Seekers. First-ever The Bob Smart Legacy Award to be Presented Sponsorships and Tickets Still Available Kansas City, MO …


Goodwill Lawrence Grand Reopening

Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas and The Chamber of Lawrence, Kansas Host Ribbon- Cutting for NEWLY REMODELED Lawrence, Kansas Donation Center Thursday, March 9 @ 11:30a   WHO: President & CEO, Goodwill of Western MO & Eastern KS Stefany Williams &…


Dump Your Ex's Stuff: Goodwill's Anti-Valentine's Donation Drive

Don’t hate this Valentine’s Day. Donate. Monday, February 6 through Tuesday, February 14, Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas will accept all that stuff an ex-boyfriend, girlfriend or spouse left behind after the break up at one of its more than 14 donation centers…


Dos Mundos: Education Spotlight

Did you know about our free career centers to help job-seekers? That's right. Three KC area Goodwill stores are home to our GoodWORKS Career Resource Centers. These in-store areas provide our community with an abundance of resources and all are free and available to the public. We're av…


Goodwill of Western MO and Eastern KS Announces Three Key Leadership Appointments

Three Vice Presidents Signal New Momentum for Goodwill Laura Ritterbush as Vice President of Mission Operations, Michael Belt as Vice President of Store Operations and Lauren Solidum as Vice President of Mission Advancement Join Leadership Team Kansas City, Missouri –…


Green Friday at Goodwill brings end-of-year donations

OLATHE, Kan. - Now is the time of year when people are trying to get organized and clean out their closets while making room for all of their holiday gifts. Since somebody’s trash can be someone else’s treasure, many people are choosing to donate their old wares. Full story T…


How to get the perfect ugly Christmas sweater in Kansas City

How to get that perfect ugly Christmas sweater in Kansas City Joel Nichols 8:50 AM, Dec 13, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Mo. - You know that old saying “One person’s trash is another person’s treasure?” Well, one person’s “ugly” sweater could be another per…


Stefany Williams on Grill Nation

Stefany joined Jason Grill on Grill Nation Saturday, December 3 on Talk 980AM KMBZ Business Channel.  Jason Grill is the Founder of JGrill Media, Co-Founder of Sock 101, Attorney and Founder and Host of Grill Nation. They chatted about Goodwill's mission, our impact in the Kansas City c…


Goodwill Quest Academy students graduate!

As Stefany Williams put it, it seems like graduations are everywhere these days. It used to be you worked for 12 years and celebrated that big graduation from High School. Now, even preschoolers have graduation ceremonies. (Which is very adorable, don't get us wrong.) This graduation held a …


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