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Ladies who launch: An experienced friend is key to shopping for dorm life

Shopping for a child going to college is hard, but it's easier when you have a friend to help you out! Two moms hit all the hot spots for getting college dorm supplies - including Goodwill. Click here to read the article!


The Independent's Article on the Power of Work

May 13th, 2017 The Independent published an article on the Power of Work Awards that took place on April 19th, 2017. Click here to download the article


Power of Work Awards 2017 Gallery

On April 19th Goodwill celebrated those whose lives have been transformed through the power of work KC Spaces was on hand to take some photographs, and spread Goodwill's Mission.


Goodwill teaches people looking for career change how to ace next job application during free, week-long career fair

POSTED 12:52 PM, MAY 8, 2017, BY KATHY QUINN KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Most people connect Goodwill industries with their second-hand stores, but the reality is they are a network that helps train and employ people with different abilities. This week they are holding a free career fair comp…


Social Media and Jobs: The Posts Hiring Managers Don't Want to See

In today's day and age, having an active social media presence can help someone snag a job, but it can also cause a hiring manager to pass on a candidate. According to Jobvite, 93 percent of hiring managers will review a candidate's social profile before making a hiring decision. …


Check out Goodwill’s job training and job fairs this week

BY DIANE STAFFORD It’s about more than operating second-hand stores. Goodwill Industries also exists to provide employment and training for people with different abilities. Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas is sponsoring a series of job fairs and workforce training se…


Goodwill's Klassie Alcine: Putting political experience to work

We're so excited you landed on this Incredible feature spotlighting our Director of Community Engagement, Klassie Alcine. Huge thanks to UMKC for first publishing this interview on their site!  Why did you choose UMKC? During high school, I visited 10 colleges, both in-state and …


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 &…


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