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Discover Goodwill Encourages Residents to Donate Excess Items When Spring Cleaning

Springtime is a great time to tackle those household cleaning and purging projects to eliminate clutter from closets, basements and garages, and transform them back to functional space. Donating gently-used items to Discover Goodwill also is a great way to transform the lives of individuals with economic disadvantages and disabilities in our community. Goodwill’s 20 attended donation centers located throughout southern and western Colorado accept clothing, textiles, books, toys, sporting goods,…See More
Mar 18, 2013
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Feb 4, 2013
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Discover Goodwill Hosts Caregivers Event Featuring Renowned Author and Speaker

On Saturday, February 9, Discover Goodwill will be serving up an early Valentine’s Day gift specially tailored for caregivers featuring best-selling author and motivational speaker LeAnn Thieman. The two-hour “Chicken Soup for the Caregiver’s Soul” event will feature a heartfelt presentation by Thieman addressing personal and professional caregivers—including parents, child and senior care providers, and those providing assistance to individuals with physical and learning disabilities. “I…See More
Jan 28, 2013
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Discover Goodwill Announces 2013 Board Officers and New Members

Discover Goodwill’s 2013 Board of Directors and Foundation Board members include both new and familiar faces. Steve Condon, president of CB&T Wealth Management, LLC, will serve a second term as the Board of Directors chairman and Chris Odell, CEO of Lamina Systems, Inc. will again serve as the board’s chair-elect.                       New Board of Directors members for 2013 include:Bart Holaday, The Dakota FoundationKristel Hybl, civic leaderSusie Jenkins, Nor’wood Development GroupTim…See More
Jan 14, 2013
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Discover Goodwill Opens New Attended Donation Center on South Academy Blvd.

Discover Goodwill has opened a new attended donation center located at 6530 S. Academy Blvd., Suite 112, in the Safeway Shopping Center near the intersection of South Academy and Highway 115. Donations of clothing, shoes, housewares, furniture, appliances, sporting goods, computers and electronics, books and other gently used items are welcomed. Donated items are tax deductible, and all Goodwill material donors are treated to beverages, tootsie pops for the tots and doggie biscuits for…See More
Nov 28, 2012
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Nov 28, 2012
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Discover Goodwill Welcomes New Sales and Relationship Manager Shannon Rogers

Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado recently welcomed Sales and Relationship Manager Shannon Rogers to their Mission Services program. Shannon previously served as executive director of the Senior Resource Council, where her lead role as an advocate and program organizer for seniors closely aligned with her new responsibilities at Goodwill managing referrals to the organization’s diverse day programs—including the first-of-its-kind Possibilities program, serving individuals with…See More
Oct 30, 2012
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Discover Goodwill President/CEO Karla Grazier Appointed to Governor’s Colorado Workforce Development Council

Discover Goodwill President and CEO Karla Grazier has been appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper’s Office to serve on the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC) as a representative of a community-based organization serving persons with disabilities; she is the sole appointee on the 48-person council specifically representing this diverse and vulnerable population. Grazier will serve a three-year term alongside dually appointed and re-appointed state-wide council members representing…See More
Oct 1, 2012
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Discover Goodwill Thanks Material Donors Assisting Waldo Canyon Fire Evacuees: Furniture Items Still in High Demand But Short Supply

Shortly after emergency officials began issuing evacuation notices to neighborhoods in harm’s way of the Waldo Canyon fire, Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado dedicated its local retail and donation centers to collect and distribute donated items to residents who fled their homes leaving personal and household belongings behind. A growing number of individuals and families displaced by the fire are utilizing Discover Goodwill-issued emergency vouchers to reclaim the items they…See More
Jul 30, 2012
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Discover Goodwill Announces Grand Opening of New Retail Center in Pueblo

Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado is expanding its retail presence to Pueblo, beginning Saturday, May 26, after more than a year of discussions and planning involving local businesses, community partners and citizens. Goodwill’s newest retail center is adjacent to the already operational drop-off donation center at 3610 Dillon Drive, just east of I-25, across from the Pueblo Mall. The donation center opened on April 28 to receive gently-used items in preparation for the…See More
May 14, 2012
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Discover Goodwill Celebrates Milestone Achievements and Achievers at 2012 Annual Dinner

Goodwill’s April 24 Annual Dinner was dedicated to new discoveries and new beginnings for tens of thousands of the organization’s beneficiaries in 2011.  The evening kicked off with special recognition of more than two dozen businesses and community partners that profoundly contributed to Goodwill’s mission over the past year—including the Annual Dinner’s Presenting Sponsor American National Bank. The gathering of 800-plus event attendees at The Broadmoor were then treated to the premier of…See More
May 1, 2012
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Discover Goodwill Opening Attended Donation Center at Garden of the Gods Campus

On Monday, April 30, Goodwill is opening a new drive-thru donation center at its administrative campus located at 1460 Garden of the Gods Road. The donation center’s days and hours of operation will be 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Donations of clothing, shoes, house wares, furniture, appliances, sporting goods, computers and electronics, books and other gently used items are welcomed. Donated items are tax deductible, and all Goodwill…See More
Apr 23, 2012
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Discover Goodwill Opens Doors of Possibilities for Individuals with Learning Challenges

On May 7, 2012, Discover Goodwill will open its doors to “Possibilities,” a first-of-its-kind program in the nation serving individuals with intellectual and physical challenges. Located in Goodwill’s new campus at 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, Possibilities incorporates a 14,000 square foot town square as its teaching arena—including a functional art studio, apartment, health center, community center, fitness center, credit union, general store and city hall, where participants will learn…See More
Apr 17, 2012
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Discover Goodwill to Celebrate Major Achievements and New Name at April 24 Annual Dinner

Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado will be celebrating milestone achievements of its program participants, community partners and employees at its April 24 Annual Dinner at The Broadmoor. Awards will be presented to businesses and individuals that have firmly embraced Goodwill’s mission to help those with disadvantages and disabilities break through their barriers to independence. The evening’s festivities will also include a special presentation highlighting Discover Goodwill’s…See More
Apr 5, 2012
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Goodwill Introduces New Name Emphasizing Expanded Presence and Community Impact

Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs is now “Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado.” The well-established nonprofit has changed its name to better represent its expanded mission and regional presence. Created in 1961 with one retail center and 28 employees, Goodwill has grown to nine retail centers and 13 donation centers throughout the state that help fund 20 diverse programs dedicated to improving the lives of tens of thousands of individuals each year. Goodwill’s new title is…See More
Mar 20, 2012
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Feb 28, 2012

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Discover Goodwill Encourages Residents to Donate Excess Items When Spring Cleaning

Posted on March 18, 2013 at 9:20am 0 Comments

Springtime is a great time to tackle those household cleaning and purging projects to eliminate clutter from closets, basements and garages, and transform them back to functional space. Donating gently-used items to Discover Goodwill also is a great way to transform the lives of individuals with economic disadvantages and disabilities in our community. Goodwill’s 20 attended donation centers located throughout southern and western Colorado accept clothing, textiles, books, toys, sporting…

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Discover Goodwill Celebrates Completion of Historic Capital Campaign

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 1:21pm 0 Comments

Discover Goodwill  has achieved another a major milestone—the completion of its largest and most successful capital campaign in the non-profits 50-plus-year history, which raised an unprecedented $10 million over the course of 18 months. Fittingly titled the “Paths to Independence” campaign, both monetary and in-kind donations were pledged in support of key programs, services and operations assisting individuals with disabilities and disadvantages in the community.…

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Discover Goodwill Encourages the Public to Make Its Mark on Colorado This Tax Season

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 1:14pm 0 Comments

Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado is one of 15 non-profits selected by the state legislature to participate in the 2013 “Checkoff Colorado,” a public awareness campaign promoting voluntary contributions to designated charitable organizations. Coloradans preparing 2012 state income taxes have the opportunity to contribute a portion of their returns or payments to the “Goodwill Industries Fund” by simply checking the corresponding box next to the…

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Discover Goodwill Hosts Caregivers Event Featuring Renowned Author and Speaker

Posted on January 28, 2013 at 10:19am 0 Comments

On Saturday, February 9, Discover Goodwill will be serving up an early Valentine’s Day gift specially tailored for caregivers featuring best-selling author and motivational speaker LeAnn Thieman. The two-hour “Chicken Soup for the Caregiver’s Soul” event will feature a heartfelt presentation by Thieman addressing personal and professional caregivers—including parents, child and senior care providers, and those providing assistance to individuals with physical and…

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At 3:29pm on November 29, 2011, Bob Stephens said…

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