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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…


MOKAN Goodwill Activates Temporary Closure of Stores & Donation Centers in Response to Threat of COVID-19

Kansas City, MO, March 20, 2020 – In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, non-profit and social enterprise Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas has decided to temporarily close our stores and donation centers, effective Saturday, March 21st, until further notice. This c…


Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas joins The Kritiq Team for The Kritiq Fashion Show

Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas joins The Kritiq Team for The Kritiq Fashion Show Annual Platform that Highlights LOCAL Creative Designers WHO/WHAT:    Fourth Annual Fashion Show including seven designers showcasing seven outfits, all from area Goodwill…


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 …


KQ2.com: Goodwill Program Provides Second Chances for Ex-Convicts

Goodwill to launch GoodPath program to assist ex-offenders reentering the St.Joseph workforce. (St.Joseph,MO) For Isaac Hardin finding employment was the number one goal after being released from prison. "I was out a week and had a job,” Hardin said."I was at [the] Big Biscuit, [as a…


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