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Boyz II Men to offer “Harmonies & Hope” on March 17, 2016

Goodwill Detroit welcomes the iconic R&B vocal group Boyz II Men and American Idol contestant Keri Lynn Roche to the Sound Board on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. “Harmonies & Hope” is a celebration of Detroit’s musical past and present and a fundraiser supporting its bright economic future. The event brings together many of the […]

Women’s Beyond Jobs Services ENROLLING NOW

Life transformation, full employment readiness training and employment placement assistance Who is eligible? Low income women 18 years or older Living in the city of Detroit or Wayne County High School Diploma or GED We encourage women looking to grow and advance professionally to apply Call Now!! (313) 557-4822 or (313) 557-4836 or (313) 557-4834 […]

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit achieves 3-year CARF accreditation

In its mission to continue helping Metro Detroiters overcome employment challenges and earn jobs, Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit has received CARF Three-Year Accreditation for its employment training, education and career placement programs. This certification announcement represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization. To receive the accreditation, Goodwill Detroit […]

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Welcomes New CEO Daniel Varner

DETROIT – November 10, 2016 – Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit today announced its Board of Directors has chosen a new Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Varner. Effective November 21, 2016, Varner will succeed current CEO Lorna Utley who is set to retire. Joining Goodwill Detroit during the organization’s 96th year of putting people with employment […]

LIFT Partners With Detroit Organizations to Provide Job Training and Access to Manufacturing Careers

DETROIT, Mich. – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), headquartered in Corktown, announced today it will provide start-up funding for Pathways To Jobs In Detroit: Connecting Disconnected Youth & Adults To Manufacturing Careers – a collaboration among LIFT,  Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit,  Focus: HOPE and TechShop Detroit. Expected to launch in summer 2016, the training initiative […]

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit Honors Graduating Class from Women’s Empowerment Services Program

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit held its 5th Annual Flip the Script ‘Still I Rise’ Women’s Empowerment Services Brunch on Saturday, May 14 at Andiamo’s in downtown Detroit. The event honored and celebrated the successes and journeys of the Flip the Script Women’s Empowerment Services graduating class. The brunch, supported in part by the JP […]

Redefining Earth Day and Sustainability

Goodwill International Sr. Director of Marketing, Ryan Kuhn, shares with us what he believes it truly means to be sustainable, and what that looks like at Goodwill.   Each year, April 22 marks Earth Day, the anniversary of a day in 1970 when 20 million people took to the streets in massive, coast-to-coast rallies. They […]

Goodwill Detroit’s Green Works Operation Expand Recycling Program Just in Time for Earth Day

Green Works to partner with DTE Energy and Solutions for Energy Efficient Logistics to offer Appliance Recycling Program to Southeast Michigan Residents   With Earth Day around the corner (April 22), Goodwill’s Green Works has kicked off an appliance recycling program, in partnership with DTE Energy and Solutions for Energy Efficient Logistics (SEEL), that saves “green” […]

Red Truck Fresh Produce Opens in Eastern Market, add training for vets

New store inside Gratiot Central Meat Market secures nearly $1.3 million in public, private grants   By SHERRI WELCH, Crains Detroit November 13, 2015 12:00 p.m. UPDATED 11/19/2015 The new Red Truck Fresh Produce store opening in Eastern Market on Monday will include a 1941 Ford Truck filled with locally grown produce, as this rendering […]

2nd Annual YB Blue “pop up” booth to appear in Eastern Market

Eastern Market visitors can shop ready-to-wear looks from professional stylists at the “YB Blue” Goodwill pop up store, part of Sunday Street Market  We are happy to announce that we are, again,  partnering with Eastern Market Corporation for the Sunday Street Market summer series. Goodwill’s YB Blue pop up shop will be part of the Eastern […]

2015 YB Blue Pop Up Shop

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit will open again present our YB Blue Pop-Up boutique, the second Sunday of each month from June through September at Eastern Market.  Hours are 10:00 am- 4:00 pm. Four professional stylists will pull treasures for men, women and children from our five Metro Detroit Goodwill retail locations. Each stylist brings […]