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Goodwill and Google.org Launch Digital Career Accelerator

GOODWILL® AND GOOGLE.ORG LAUNCH DIGITAL CAREER ACCELERATORSM Groundbreaking new national initiative will equip 1.2 million people with vital digital skills Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas will receive a $50,000 grant to expand Quest Academy   Kansas City, …


Green Friday - Give Back Locally and Sustainably

Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas Announces GREEN FRIDAY, DEC. 29 Time to Give Back Locally and Sustainably All Donation Centers Open for Record Donation Drops of Clothing, Housewares and MORE Media and TV Crews WELCOME!   WHO:       …


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…


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…


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