Combating the Stigma of Mental Illness through Employment
Coyote TaskForce Inc. strives to combat the prevalent societal stigma associated with mental illness by reintegrating individuals living with mental illness into the working population.
Thriving Workforces Possible through Strong Partnerships: Three Takeaways from the KeyBank Foundation’s Work with YouthForce in the Northwest U.S.
The KeyBank Foundation has dedicated its philanthropic efforts to enabling thriving students and workforces that bring transformational impact to the communities where we live and work.
Durham nonprofit honored by WhyHunger for efforts grow team of youth advocates
SEEDS of Durham receives the 2013 Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Award from WhyHunger, a leader in supporting grassroots solutions that inspire community empowerment to end world hunger. The $10,000 grant will be used to strengthen and expand youth leadership through SEEDS’ Durham Inner-City Gardeners (DIG) project.
Business growing at Industries for the Blind
With 800 employees, Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind operates with an annual budget of $100 million and is the largest employer of blind individuals in North Carolina and the largest of 87 similar agencies throughout the U.S.
Volunteer honored by Goodwill Industries International
Cheryl Keller, a Charlotte native who retired in 2007 after a 27-year career with Bank of America, says her impulse to volunteer was rooted in her experience at church as a child, and from the corporate culture at Bank of America.
Goodwill Industries gets Weston Award
Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Winston-Salem, received 2010 Joel A. Weston Jr. Memorial Award for exceptional ogranizational excellence from Joel A. Weston Memorial Fund.
Charlotte woman national Goodwill Industries volunteer of year
Cheryl Keller of Charlotte, Bank of America retiree and volunteer at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, received 2010 Elsine Katz Volunteer Leader of the Year Award, Goodwill Industries International.
Goodwill to launch mentoring program for kids
The new initiative by Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont aims to help 100 youth ages 12 to 17 overcome disadvantages and plan careers.
Goodwill gets $19.1 million
Goodwill Industries International awarded $19.1 million by U.S. Department of Justice for mentoring services to help youth develop and deploy career plans.
Goodwill Industries elects Bishop chair
Ray Bishop, president and CEO, Goodwill of North Georgia, Atlanta, elected chair, Goodwill Industries International.