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.
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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.
Waste Management of Colorado, Inc. is partnering with Goodwill Industries of Denver as the presenting sponsor for the 12th Annual Goodwill Golf Classic – Driving for Diplomas on Monday, August 25.
Golfers will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes during the tournament, to be held at the Colorado Golf Club in Parker to benefit Goodwill’s Youth Career Development Program.
Goodwill Industries of Denver – the ultimately socially responsible retailer – will open a new retail store, donation center and Career Connection Center in Aurora on Sept. 6.
Goodwill has hired approximately 30 employees from the local community to staff the new store, which is located at 18355 E. 35th Place, near the intersection of Tower Road and 35th Place. The 18,000-square-foot store – Goodwill’s fourth store in Aurora – will have a drive-up donation center where Goodwill employees will help unload donations.
Attention shoppers: National Thrift Shop Day is Sunday, August 17.
Celebrate by shopping at Goodwill, where you’ll find everything from gently used summer fashions to household goods such as furniture, lamps and artwork – all at a fraction of retail prices.
Shoppers know that they’re doing more than snagging great deals when they shop at Goodwill Industries of Denver’s stores in metropolitan Denver and northern Colorado. With each purchase shoppers contribute to Goodwill programs that provide education and career development opportunities to Coloradans in need.
Ready or not, it’s time for back-to-school shopping.
Whatever your back-to-school needs, Goodwill Industries of Denver has you covered. Save big at Goodwill stores in metropolitan Denver and northern Colorado on gently used fashions, desk accessories, backpacks, sporting equipment, musical instruments – even refurbished computers.
Goodwill has items for students of all ages ranging from lunch boxes for the younger set to gently used furniture, lamps and artwork for college dorm rooms (and plenty of suitcases for hauling stuff to college.
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