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MoKan Goodwill to Host FREE Good Health Fair Saturday, October 17th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gregg Hibbeler, Director of Marketing and Communications 816.929.9864 GHibbeler@mokangoodwill.org   MOKAN GOODWILL TO HOST FREE GOOD HEALTH FAIR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17TH FREE COVID-19 testing, safety masks, and job search assistance available  …


Spectrum Announces $75,000 in Grants to Further Digital Literacy in Kansas City

  SPECTRUM ANNOUNCES $75,000 IN SPECTRUM DIGITAL EDUCATION GRANTS TO FURTHER DIGITAL LITERACY IN KANSAS CITY LaunchCode, Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas and the Urban League of Greater Kansas City Receive Grants KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sept. 24, 2020 – Spectru…


Goodwill Partners with York Exponential to Launch Technology, Workforce Development Initiative

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        August 10, 2020          CONTACT: Gregg Hibbeler  MoKan Goodwill (816) 929-9864   Artemis Initiative will put more Americans on a path toward cutting-edge careers and upward mobility  …


Startland News: No Coast names finalists for KC’s premier tech champions; winners revealed Sept. 16

Ed Lada, CEO of MOKAN Goodwill, is named a finalist for KC's tech champion and connector of the year!     Inspirational leaders impacting tech aren’t confined to the coasts — nor to a pre- or post-pandemic world, said organizers of the No Coast awards, pushing fo…


Pilot Program Uses Virtual Reality to Help People Discover Their “Agilities”

The DeBruce Foundation and Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas Partner to Use VR Technology   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2020 Media Contact: Mindy Mazur                              &n…


Goodwill Creating Fourth Industrial Revolution Framework for Retail Practices

Kansas City, Missouri (February 21, 2020) — The future is here. Many sectors including automotive, manufacturing, health care, finance and fashion are utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, automation and augmentation to meet production, inventory and distribution challenges…


Kritiq Fashion Show Showcases Goodwill Finds

VIDEO: Kritiq designs more emotional KC runway show with Goodwill crossover By: Elyssa Bezner and Austin Barnes-   November 09, 2018    2017 Kritiq fashion show When the Kritiq fashion show returns to the runway later this month, it will be an event styled with c…


KCIC: Announces the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners

In KCIC News, Sustainability by KCIC AdminSeptember 18, 2018 Each year, the Kansas City Industrial Council (KCIC) recognizes businesses that have made significant investments in green initiatives over the last year with a KCIC Sustainability Award. This year’s awa…


Startland News: MECA Students to Goodwill

MECA students to Goodwill: Everyone has a mission now — what else are you selling?   Editor’s note: MECA Challenge and Startland News are both programs of the Kansas City Startup Foundation, though the content below was produced independently by Startland. For mo…


Fox4KC: Baseball donated to Goodwill turns out to be a historic piece of memorabilia

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- A lot of donations come into the Goodwill in Blue Springs every day, including sports equipment, but one baseball was very special. It looked old and a little dirty, but it was signed by some of the most well-known players in baseball history. New York Yankees catcher …


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Perseverance paired with Goodwill landed Kevin Rhea a job with Home Depot in 2009. He’s still happily employed today.

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