My First Time at a Goodwill Outlet

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 20, 2018 8:00:00 PM / by Scott Crabb posted in goodwill outlet, goodwill intern

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    It has become a tradition to send the Goodwill marketing interns to the Goodwill Outlet for their first shopping experience, requesting they report back with any tips, tricks and noteworthy findings.  This past summer's intern, Scott Crabb, went to visit one of our Goodwill Outlets. We armed him with gloves and the ever-important rule of "don't touch anything until all the bins are together." 

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    DIY Heart Garland for Valentine's Day

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Rachel Nelson posted in DIY from Goodwill Finds, DIY, Valentines Day

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    Goodwill stores may not be the first thought in your mind when Valentine’s Day rolls around, but it should be up on the list. Your local store location easily offers date-worthy wear, even if it’s just comfy sweats for a night in. The donation door makes an easy drop-off for a long-procrastinated box of former Valentine’s things that no one wants to claim any longer, and the shelves are full of potential ambiance makers and supplies for sweet DIY gifts.

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    Growing at Goodwill with the Help of his Guide

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2018 6:00:00 PM / by Scott Crabb posted in Employment, goodwill guides

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    Erik Caldwell moved back to Crawfordsville three years ago to help his dad through some difficult life circumstances. He applied for a job at the local Goodwill store, expecting it to be temporary, but remains a valuable associate today, staying longer than he ever planned.

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    The Excel Center celebrates 3,000th Graduate

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 9, 2018 8:00:00 PM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    Kenyatta Tyler Perseveres at The Excel Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2018 8:00:00 PM / by Aisha Herring posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    Surrounding yourself with the right people can bring out qualities in yourself that you didn’t know existed. That’s exactly what happened when Kenyatta Tyler enrolled at The Excel Center® . Even with life’s trials and obstacles, Kenyatta was able to stay on track and remain a leader at the University Heights location with the support of staff.

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    Retiree Stays Active Through Employment

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 23, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, disability, success story, Children's Learning Center, Senior Community Service Employment Program

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    Benjamin Westley learned about Goodwill’s Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) in 2013. A serious car accident, caused by a diabetic blackout, left him unable to return to his janitorial duties at the St. Vincent Heart Center.

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    De'Janae | Indianapolis Met Student Success Story

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 17, 2018 7:00:00 PM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Education

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    Program Spotlight: Children's Learning Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2018 7:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Education, Children's Learning Center

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    Just 10 minutes from downtown Louisville on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, Goodwill’s Children’s Learning Center is the only child care provider in the region that holds the distinction of National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA). The Children’s Learning Center is a preschool serving children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.

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    Jennifer Dunn Gets a Second Chance at a Diploma

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 6, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Aisha Herring posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    After graduating from high school, you may think you’d never have to return. Jennifer Dunn didn’t believe she would have to either. She graduated from a private school in 1998, but a few years later found out that all of the records were lost when she tried to retrieve her transcripts for college. Her student records were never turned into the state, and she had to start over.

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    From Third-Generation Single Mom to First-Generation College Graduate

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, success story, The Excel Center, Education

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