Goodwill Employee Fulfills Lifelong Dream

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 31, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment

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    Greg Wieneke has been employed at Goodwill for nearly a decade. For many years, he dreamed of riding a bicycle across the country, in part, to prove to himself that he could. Greg was born with cerebral palsy, a disorder that affects balance, movement and muscle tone, and epilepsy, a central nervous system disorder.

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    Children's Learning Center Serving Families in Southern Indiana

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 27, 2017 6:00:00 PM / by Aisha Herring posted in Education, Children's Learning Center

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    For parents, finding the right child care provider can be a difficult task. When her twin boys were 2 years old, Rachel Ragland faced this same decision. While researching, she found The Children’s Learning Center, a child development center and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. After enrolling her sons, she loved it so much that she became a teacher there as well.

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    Goodwill-Community Health East Partnership Educates, Employs

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 15, 2017 7:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Community Partners, Employment, TalentSource, The Excel Center

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    Goodwill-Community Health East Partnership Educates, Employs

    For several years, Goodwill has hosted tours for community and business leaders interested in
    learning more about our programs and services. In 2015, Community Health Network brought a group to participate, which yielded a mutually beneficial relationship characterized by employment, education and training for individuals interested in a pharmacy technician career.

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    Mother Pursues Diploma to Increase Job Opportunities

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2017 7:45:00 AM / by Aisha Herring posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    Blind Since Birth, Anderson Man Celebrates 10 Years Employed at Goodwill

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 9, 2017 5:00:11 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, disability

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    Geno Cox, blind since birth, recently celebrated 10 years as an associate at the Anderson Goodwill store. After attending the Indiana School for the Blind, Geno had difficulty finding a job locally.  

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    Meet a Goodwill Guide

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2017 7:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, goodwill guides

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    Edward Rickenbach, Manager of Goodwill’s Guides program, discusses how his team works with our retail employees, providing career and life coaching services  to help them increase their independence and reach  their potential.

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    Nurse-Family Partnership Indiana Expansion

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 2, 2017 8:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Nurse-Family Partnership

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    Implemented by Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana since 2011, Nurse-Family Partnership pairs first-time, low-income mothers with registered nurses who guide women through their pregnancies and ensure children reach critical developmental milestones through their second birthday. Supported by more than 35 years of research, this evidenced-based program addresses the health, development and well-being of low-income mothers and their families. Nurse-Family Partnership has shown positive, long-term change while conserving taxpayer resources.

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    For Giving Tuesday Find a Cause that Connects

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 28, 2017 4:45:00 PM / by Rachel Nelson posted in Goodwill Donation

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    Jay Oliver became a fan of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana after touring The Excel Center, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School and Commercial Services facility. These tours allowed Jay to learn far more about Goodwill's mission and how much more there was to Goodwill than just a retail store.

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    Life of a Goodwill Donation

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2017 7:00:00 PM / by GoodwillIndy posted in Goodwill Donation

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    According to the Environmental Protection Agency, consumers are discarding more clothing and textiles than ever before, with 12 million tons ending up in landfills in 2012 alone. As responsible stewards of your donations, Goodwill strives to be  as  environmentally low impact as possible. We can assure you the smallest donations — even your unmatched socks — support Goodwill’s mission.

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    Celebrating Nurse-Family Partnership at ZooBoo

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Andrea Voisard posted in Nurse-Family Partnership

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    This past October the Nurse-Family Partnership [NFP] program celebrated a new group of moms and families. Thanks to having six years worth of program participants, NFP is now able to celebrate a whole new chapter of NFP.

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