News & Events

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: “The most exciting news that I will ever share in my lifetime.”

The Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator will shape the landscape of employment in the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys In the second episode of Our Goodwill Stor(i)es, Emily announces Goodwill’s brand-new initiative to support potential employees and employers in the Youngstown-area, the Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator. Listen as Mike and Emily talk about digital literacy assessments, soft skills training, IT opportunities and more – all of which will help people train for, get, and keep jobs.

Youngstown Area Goodwill Welcomes New CEO

Mark Goloja brings leadership, retail experience to Goodwill The Advisory Board of Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries recently appointed Mark Goloja as the new chief executive officer. Mark started on May 28, 2019, and has hit the ground running with new projects and strategies for the company.

Announcing: Our Goodwill Stor(i)es, the new Goodwill Podcast!

Emily and Mike
Youngstown Area Goodwill and the Youngstown Radio Reading Service are proud to announce their new podcast series, Our Goodwill Stor(i)es! Each week, tune in right here in the News & Events page on Goodwill’s website to hear stories and interviews from inside Goodwill’s walls and throughout the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys. We will interview guests, including Goodwill leadership, retail employees, volunteers, and clients, with the hope of sharing Goodwill’s impact on the community. Unique.

The Junior Group of Goodwill Announces 2020 Gems Jewelry Sale & Charity Auction

Mark your calendar for Friday, March 13, 2020. The Junior Group of Youngstown Area Goodwill asks you to save the date for the 2020 Gems Jewelry Sale & Charity Auction. This year’s event will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020, with Stambaugh Auditorium’s doors opening at 5:30pm. Gems is Goodwill’s only fundraiser, and it raised over $40,000 for Goodwill’s Mission Services last year. This contribution helps Goodwill develop training and job preparation programs.

CVS Training Lab Opens at Goodwill’s Headquarters

CVS Training Lab Opens at Goodwill’s Headquarters
Goodwill’s CVS Health Retail Training Program to include customer service, merchandising, and register skill building Goodwill unveiled its new CVS Mock Store and Training Lab on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 1pm at its Belmont Avenue headquarters . The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony began in Goodwill’s cafeteria with several speakers and emceed by Denis Robinson, Sr., Director of Mission Services at Goodwill. Susan Pugh from Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities spoke on.