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Youngstown Radio Reading Service Dedicates Studios to the Youngstown Lions Club

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The Youngstown Radio Reading Service (YRRS) — a private, non-profit station that serves the print and visually impaired — recently named their studios The Youngstown Lions Digital Recording Studio in recognition of the longtime support from Youngstown Lions Club. In 2016, the Youngstown Lions Club provided YRRS with a $5,000 donation to begin the digital transition process. A $6,500 donation in 2017 has recently allowed the YRRS to complete the transition from analog to.

Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

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CARF International announced that Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries has been accredited for a period of three years for its comprehensive vocational evaluation services programs. The latest accreditation is the 16th consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization.

Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries Receives $7,500 Chemical Bank Grant

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Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries recently received a $7,500 grant from Chemical Bank to support Goodwill’s sheltered employment program. Goodwill’s sheltered employment program currently provides employment to 46 individuals with disabilities who have the support of a program manager and the opportunity to attend classes at Goodwill. “Chemical Bank is committed to giving back to the communities we serve. With this donation, we know that Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries will provide individuals with disabilities meaningful.

The Junior Group of Goodwill online auction now live!

The Junior Group of Goodwill online auction is now live! Click here to bid on antiques, collectibles, vintage toys, musical instruments, dolls, pictures, glassware, vintage radios and more! Bid and support Goodwill! Proceeds from the auction support the mission of Goodwill to provide job training and employment services to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Bidding closes at 2pm on November 1.