Emmy award-winning fashion icon Tim Gunn and Denver-based designer Mondo Guerra hosted fashion show fundraiser, Goodwill En Vogue at Denver Union Station on Thursday, Feb. 26. The sold-out event featured a fashion show put on by local high school students in Goodwill Denver’s career development programs and ultimately raised more than $118,000 for Goodwill programs. The event was the first fashion show held at the recently restored, historic Union Station.
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DENVER — Jan. 26, 2015 – The Postsecondary Success Partnership between Goodwill Industries of Denver and Denver Urban Scholars is one of 28 initiatives across Colorado to be awarded $3.4 million in grants from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative.
The funds are aimed at supporting Colorado students – especially those from low-income and/or underrepresented backgrounds – on the path to and through college and into the workforce.
Attention all budget-savvy brides... Goodwill’s Bridal Showcase is back! On January 24, 2015, brides-to-be can choose from more than 100 new and gently used wedding gowns. The Goodwill Bridal Showcase will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Goodwill Store at 21 South Broadway in Denver. Early access, beginning at 7 a.m., is available exclusively to Goodwill Club Blue members.
Emmy award-winning fashion guru Tim Gunn and Denver’s own Mondo Guerra will headline fashion show fundraiser Goodwill En Vogue at Denver Union Station on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event, featuring a fashion show put on by local high school students in Goodwill Denver’s programs, will be the first fashion show held at the recently restored historic Union Station.
Six students in Goodwill Industries of Denver’s high school programs were honored this past season by the Colorado Rockies with a Rockies Academic All Star Award. The awards were for excelling academically and for involvement in extracurricular activities and community service.
Goodwill Industries of Denver has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its workforce development programs.
The grant money will support Goodwill’s Youth Career Program, which employs teachers focusing on career development in 33 at-risk schools in metropolitan Denver and northern Colorado, and Goodwill’s Adult Career Development Program, which provides job search help for adults through its Career Connection Centers.
Goodwill Industries of Denver raised nearly $190,000 – a record amount – for its youth career development programs at the 12th Annual Goodwill Golf Classic held at the Colorado Golf Club in Parker.
More than 100 golfers participated in the Driving for Diplomas golf tournament fundraiser on Aug. 25. The presenting sponsor of the event was Waste Management. Platinum sponsors were Bank of the West and Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Goodwill Industries of Denver will celebrate the Grand Opening of its newest retail store in Aurora on Saturday, Sept. 6.
The nearly 18,000-square-foot location – at 18355 E. 35th Place (near the intersection of Tower Road and E. 35th Place) – includes a retail store, a drive-through donation drop-off area and a Career Connection Center.
In July 2014, Goodwill Industries International (GII) made the public aware of a potential data security compromise of some Goodwill members’ customer data. GII and the potentially impacted Goodwill members worked extensively with an investigative expert and law enforcement authorities. The investigation confirmed that Goodwill Industries of Denver has not been impacted by this data issue and our customers should feel assured that their payment card information is not affected.
As Americans celebrate Labor Day on Monday, September 1, Goodwill Industries of Denver would like to recognize three people who have overcome obstacles to employment through Goodwill’s career- focused mission programs.
Each of the people highlighted below has been touched by one of Goodwill’s community programs.
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