Back to School with Goodwill

The beginning of the school year is many things: a little scary, a little thrilling, but most of all, it should be FUN! Our Goodwill of Central Iowa stores have what you need whether you’re starting kindergarten or college. Here you’ll find lots of tips for shopping Goodwill stores for everything from backpacks to dorm room decor! High School fashion Greta … [Read more...]

Cory Stephens: July Achiever of the Month

From Left to Right: Aubrey Streicher, counselor, Cory Stephens, July achiever of the month, and Jackie Norris, Goodwill of Central Iowa President & CEO.Each month staff members at Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa nominate clients for the Achiever of the Month Award. The winner is an individual who exemplifies our mission, values and vision by making … [Read more...]

Goodwill of Central Iowa Closed Fourth of July

  All Goodwill of Central Iowa retail stores stores will be closed for Independence Day, July 4, 2017. To demonstrate our appreciation and commitment to all employees, we have decided this year to close Goodwill of Central Iowa to allow team mebers to spend the holiday with their families, friends and communities. To show appreciation of … [Read more...]

Jeannie Howell: June Achiever of the Month

Each month staff members at Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa nominate clients for the Achiever of the Month Award. The winner is an individual who exemplifies our mission, values and vision by making progress toward his or her goals, having excellent attendance, being a good role model and having a positive attitude. Please join us in congratulating … [Read more...]

Goodwill of Central Iowa Introduces Additions to Leadership Team and Board of Directors

Goodwill of Central Iowa continues to grow with new additions to its leadership team and Board of Directors. Alison Monaghan joins the organization as director of marketing and development, Beth Hanson as retail director and Katherine Riley Harrington as director of mission services. Kevin Sherlock of Hy-Vee and Steve Whitty of Principal Financial Group have … [Read more...]

Michelle Wagner: May Achiever of the Month

Each month staff members at Goodwill of Central Iowa nominate clients for the Achiever of the Month Award. The winner is an individual who exemplifies our mission, values and vision by making progress toward his or her goals, having excellent attendance, being a good role model and having a positive attitude. Please join us in congratulating Michelle … [Read more...]

Goodwill of Central Iowa Job Fair

We invite current job seekers to join us for a Job Fair on May 25, 2017. Application and live interview opportunities will be available from 11 am - 1 pm as well as 4-6 pm at our Johnston Headquarters (5355 NW 86th Street; Johnston, IA 50131 - accessible via DART Route 93, Stops 3460 or 3463). Career opportunities with Goodwill of Central Iowa provide so … [Read more...]

Cynthia Madison: April Achiever of the Month

Each month staff members at Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa nominate clients for the Achiever of the Month Award. The winner is an individual who exemplifies our mission, values and vision by making progress toward his or her goals, having excellent attendance, being a good role model and having a positive attitude. Please join us in congratulating … [Read more...]

Good News Spring 2017

Please click the cover to check out our Spring 2017 newsletter and stay up to date on all things Goodwill! … [Read more...]

Carol Warren meets with Senator Joni Ernst

Carol Warren, Vice President of GICI, is in Washington, DC advocating for Goodwill! Carol & a group of advocates from Iowa met with Senator Joni Ernst This week, Carol Warren and other Goodwill advocates from around the country are visiting Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers to advocate for federal investments in programs that leverage Goodwill and … [Read more...]