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KIND KC: Goodwill Quest Academy

We stopped by Anton’s KC to check out how Goodwill’s Quest Academy has given one employee a life he never thought possible.


Goodwill names a new CEO

  A Kansas City-based charitable organization with a $20 million-plus budget announced that it has hired a new CEO. Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas said Wednesday that it has appointed Ed Lada Jr. as its new president and CEO. Lada will assume the jo…


Goodwill to receive $50,000 grant to expand Quest Academy

Google.org and Goodwill, a workforce development nonprofit, have announced the launch of the Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator. Funded by a $10 million grant from Google.org and with the assistance of 1,000 Google volunteers, the new Goodwill initiative will enable more tha…


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 dkelly@kcstar.com 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…


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!


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