Goodwill of Southern New England’s 36th Annual Golf Classic

Goodwill of Southern New England’s 36th Annual Golf Classic

  • June 8, 2020
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Dust off your irons, polish up your spikes and make plans to come out swinging with Goodwill of Southern New England for our 36th annual golf classic! Your participation in this event allows Goodwill of Southern New England to help individuals in need in the Greater New Haven, New London and Middlesex County areas along with Rhode Island. Together, we can enhance employment, educational, social and recreational opportunities for

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Important Information from Goodwill of Southern New England

Important Information from Goodwill of Southern New England

As communities begin to feel the impact of the corona virus (COVID-19), I want to share with you the steps we are taking at Goodwill of Southern New England to help protect the health and safety of our customers and team members, which is always our top priority.   We’re closely monitoring local and national reports on the evolving impact of COVID-19 and, based on guidance from the Centers for Disease

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Gearing Up For Spring Cleaning

Gearing Up For Spring Cleaning

It might be hard to imagine warm weather and blue skies in the middle of February throughout New England, but the results of this past Groundhog Day suggest that Spring is just around the corner. On February 2nd, 2020, the famous Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, signaling an early spring to those who believe the legend. But even if you aren’t a believer in local lore, daylight

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Debunking Online Rumors

Debunking Online Rumors

As Goodwill is a widely known charitable entity, a fair amount of misinformation and misrepresentation exists about it. In particular, there are two rumors that have been circulating for nearly 15 years that say that Goodwill sells all donated items for profit and that Goodwill is owned by a man named “Mark Curran.”  First and foremost, we would like to emphasize that Goodwill and all of its locations are

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Think before you donate!

Think before you donate!

GET THE FACTS ABOUT ONLINE RUMORS! “Think before you donate” and we think you will see why donating to Goodwill® is the right choice. Goodwill is the leading workforce provider in the world, placing someone in a new job every 30 seconds of every business day. Goodwill has a more than 117-year track record in providing services to people going through transition, whether due to military service, lack of

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Reentering the Workforce After Incarceration

Reentering the Workforce After Incarceration

In today’s job market, the average person is having an easier time finding work. However, this isn’t always true for people who have been incarcerated. One of the hardest obstacles to overcome is the stigma attached to people who have recently been released from prison. Often previously incarcerated people applying for jobs can feel demoralized when employers reject them, or disregard their resumes without calling them back. Goodwill of

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CARF Accreditation

CARF Accreditation

  • June 12, 2019
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Goodwill of Southern New England is committed to delivering high quality services to our persons served. We are equally committed to maintaining a high level of quality standards for business practice. We are proud to demonstrate this commitment by achieving CARF accreditation for the following programs and services: Community Employment Services: Employment Supports,  Community Employment Services: Job Development, Employment Planning Services, Community Integration, Community Integration (Older Adults/Dementia Care). What is

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Thrifting: Helping yourself to help the environment

Thrifting: Helping yourself to help the environment

Before the 1920s, most clothing had a life cycle within one household, being mended, passed down, or cut to be used as cloth. The rise of industrialization brought with it the rise of consumerism and the idea of buying new to replace the old. In recent years that mindset has only advanced. The volume of textile trash increased by 40% between 1999 and 2009, and 7.6% of national landfills

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Our 2018 Annual Report is now available!

Our 2018 Annual Report is now available!

It gives us great pleasure to present our 2018 Annual Report to you. At Goodwill of Southern New England, it is because of our shoppers, donors, and our employer and community partners that we are able to support our participants in their quest for sustainable employment each year. Every  day here at Goodwill of  Southern New England we are empowering individuals, strengthening families and building stronger communities. We hope you

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From homelessness to success!

From homelessness to success!

Meet Lilly Harris! Lilly enrolled in our Supported Housing Program (SHP) while she was homeless. This program along with our Individually Developed Employment Assistance (IDEA) program provide individual employment services for individuals with psychiatric disabilities, have a history of substance abuse and those who are homeless. These programs take place at our New Haven, CT Campus at 830 Grand Avenue. Lilly’s employment specialist helped her find the resources she

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