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Local nonprofit helps KC veterans find meaningful employment.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Many military veterans struggle with the adjustment to civilian life. But a local nonprofit has found a great way to match local veterans with meaningful employment. Browsing the aisles at Goodwill is one of Adney Stean's favorite things. As a 71-year-old retired Navy ve…

Special education programs seek to improve dropout, employment rates for students with disabilities.

We're proud to partner with North Kansas City Schools and Project SEARCH to empower students, like Megan, to earn and keep employment! Read Megan's story here.

Halloween costume ideas on a budget.

Halloween is right around the corner and we have got some looks for the kids that won’t scare your wallet. Kristen Wright and Autumn Bryant with Goodwill share the details. Click here to watch the video.

5 fall events that give back

5 fall events that give back BY BILL BROWNLEE, Special to Ink   SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 4:27 PM The people of Kansas City have a long tradition of doing good while having an even better time. Here are five fun ways to help the community in October.   Goodwill Haunting Friday…

What are you doing this Halloween?

What are you doing this Halloween? Here’s a megalist for all of October BY DAN KELLY OCTOBER 02, 2017 12:23 PM The Halloween season offers something for everyone: It all depends on how much you want to be scared. At the top level of fright are the haunted houses …

What’s better done in fall than spring?

What’s better done in fall than spring? Often, the answer is taxes BY CHRIS WALDEN Financial Planning Association of Greater Kansas City OCTOBER 01, 2017 6:12 PM Fall is upon us and it’s a good idea to start thinking about your 2017 tax return now. While most people wait unt…

Community Needs Assessment Report

Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas Releases Community Needs Assessment Report Significant gaps in employment, education, income and workforce development services for the ‘forgotten middle’  Biggest barriers to employment include transportation, childca…

2017 Class of Rising Stars - Klassie Alcine

A HUGE shout-out to our very own, Klassie Alcine, director of community engagement. Klassie is one of the 2017 Class of Rising Stars in Kansas City. We could not be more proud of her and all that she has accomplished!

Goodwill Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas CEO Departure

Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas Announces CEO Departure, Interim CEO   Kansas City, MO (September 7, 2017) – Jeremy Allen, chairman of the board of directors for Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas, announced the departure of President & CEO…

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!

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