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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 08:29

Goodwill Industries of Denver has opened its newest Career Connection Center in Greeley at 1012 11th Street. It is managed by long-time Greeley resident Nickie Archibeque.

The Greeley Career Connection Center – located in a former Goodwill store – serves as a free jobs resource for the entire community. At the center, job seekers can get individual career counseling and access to a computer lab for conducting job searches, working on resumes, and responding to professional emails.

The center also offers a variety of free classes on subjects including:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 09:17

USA TODAY

DENVER — The distance between Denville, N.J., and Denver is about 1,750 miles, depending which route you take.

Across two centuries, a London family's heirloom traveled at least that far, somehow finding a path from the East Coast suburb to a Goodwill donation warehouse in Colorado's capital city.

The 1812 Bible was originally published in England.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 11:54

Each year, Goodwill Industries of Denver celebrates the accomplishments of individuals who have overcome tremendous odds in their determination to succeed.  This year, four people who have been touched by one of Goodwill’s transformative career development programs will be honored at the 18th Annual Goodwill Power of Work Luncheon on April 17, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marriott City Center, 1701 California Street. At the luncheon, Goodwill will honor:

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:28

Recycling just got easier for Morgan County residents. Goodwill Industries of Denver recently installed blue recycling bins for donations of shoes, clothing, books and electronics, including computers.

Donation bins have been placed at the following locations:

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 14:31

A Goodwill program that connects at-risk students with volunteer mentors in the community will be expanded thanks to a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. Goodwill Industries of Denver is one of 22 Goodwill organizations across the nation to receive the grant, which is to be used over the course of three years.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 10:13

Goodwill Industries of Denver will celebrate the opening of its newest retail store in Arvada on Saturday, April 12. The nearly 20,000-square-foot location – at 6340 McIntyre Parkway in Arvada – includes a retail store and a drive-through donation drop-off area. Donations will be accepted starting March 17.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 10:22

More than 70 percent of Americans spring clean every year, according to a 2013 survey by the American Cleaning Institute. But after tackling your clothing, closets, and drawers, what do you do with all that stuff? Drop off your gently used household items at a Goodwill store or donation center. Goodwill uses proceeds from donations to fund education and job training for at-risk youth, struggling adults, and individuals with disabilities. By donating clothing and household goods, you can help people who are unemployed or underemployed get off to a fresh start.

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 14:18

Goodwill Industries of Denver has been awarded a grant of more than $500,000 from the Colorado Department of Human Services to place people with barriers to employment in transitional jobs and provide them with the skills and training necessary to transition into permanent employment.

 The $533,000 grant – awarded through the state’s ReHire Colorado Transitional Jobs Program – will help create a new program at Goodwill targeted to support unemployed people, especially veterans and people who are homeless, over the age of 50, or on government assistance.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 13:15

More than 800 people joined fashion guru Tim Gunn in Denver Feb. 6 for Goodwill’s 4th Annual Good Exchange Fashion Show & Clothing Swap.

Gunn, co-host of Lifetime’s Project Runway – and host of Project Runway: Under the Gunn – joined Denver’s own Mondo Guerra, also of Project Runway and Under the Gunn fame, for an evening of fashion and fundraising for Goodwill Industries of Denver.

Gunn, an emcee at the sold-out event, entertained guests with humorous behind-the-scenes stories about Project Runway.

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 09:36

Goodwill Industries of Denver is excited to welcome Victoria E. Lovato, Jennifer Sobanet and M. Kathy Vieth to its Board of Directors. These three community leaders bring a diverse range of knowledge and experience that will help Goodwill grow in the future.