Good Turn for Goodwill since 1950s

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2017 1:56:12 PM / by GoodwillIndy posted in Community Partners

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    DIY Deer Costume from Goodwill supplies for Halloween

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 1, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Rachel Nelson posted in DIY from Goodwill Finds, halloween

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    We’re big believers in growing imaginations while reducing waste which is one reason why we love DIY kids Halloween costumes made from Goodwill finds. A few years ago, we were inspired by the movie Frozen to try our hand at the lovable woodland creature, the reindeer.

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    Halloween Costume Co-Chairs Top Tips for Costume Shopping at Goodwill

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by GoodwillIndy posted in Community Partners

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    Most people don’t dream up their Halloween costumes in February. Then again, most people aren’t among the 100 volunteers of the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Guild, planning the country’s oldest haunted house — and the museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year.

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    The Excel Center—A Look Back at our adult high school

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2017 7:00:00 PM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in The Excel Center

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    In 2010, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana recognized that over half-a-million adults in Indiana lacked a high school diploma. Having already opened Indianapolis Metropolitan High School in 2004, a public charter school for traditional-aged students that focuses on college and career pathways, Goodwill was well positioned to meet this challenge.

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    Employer Partner provides opportunity through internships

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2017 7:00:00 AM / by David Dalton posted in Employment

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    Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana developed work-based learning opportunities for employers that are seeking new talent pools for their company, and to serve Hoosier workers in need of critical, hands-on training opportunities. For minimal cost, employer partners receive the benefit of added labor, and the ability to preview before hiring as they work toward building a talented pool of skilled employees.

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    High School for Adults Brings New Opportunities to Southern Indiana

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2017 6:00:00 AM / by Aisha Herring posted in Education

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    An Easy Fall Decor DIY from Goodwill Finds

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 8:17:21 AM / by Rachel Nelson posted in DIY from Goodwill Finds

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    Setting the scene: You're hosting an autumn-inspired meal for a group of friends and though the food could speak for itself, you'd really like to add that Joanna Gaines touch to your table. Alas, your crafting and decorating skills—on a scale of one to ten—would be in the below zero range. Fear not, we've got the perfect craft for you! For around $8 and 10-15 minutes of your time, you can create a simple, elegant, fall-friendly decoration, make several for a centerpiece or scatter them around the house for a continuous touch.

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    A SECOND CHANCE FOR CAREER SUCCESS AT GOODWILL

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 2, 2017 7:30:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, success story

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    Individuals who were recently incarcerated face a number of challenges reentering society. Primary among them are limited job opportunities.

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    New Opportunities for Ex-Offenders with New Beginnings

    [fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 7:30:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, success story, New Beginnings

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    Growing an appreciation for learning

    [fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Scott Crabb posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    When Nina Sharp became pregnant in 10th grade, she dropped out of school to take care of her daughter. She found it difficult to care for a child and work at the same time. The added responsibility of going back to high school to earn a diploma seemed impossible. For 17 years, Nina worked difficult and unfulfilling jobs where she wasn’t paid well. The last straw was being turned away from a job folding sheets. She decided it was time for a change.

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