Tag: Goodwill

  • Goodwill Manasota receives funding to support GoodPartner Coach program

    Veterans Services program staff member Randy Wright (left) with his GoodPartner Coach, Ross Lapointe SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL (August 15, 2023) – Goodwill Manasota recently received a grant of $10,000 from the Wells Fargo Foundation in support of Goodwill’s award-winning GoodPartner Coach program. These funds will help to offset the cost of one of Goodwill’s 11 GoodPartner…

  • Goodwill receives funding to support Pursuit of Education program

    Goodwill Manasota’s vice president of engagement, Melissa Carman, earned her Master’s degree with support from Goodwill’s Pursuit of Education program Goodwill Manasota recently received a grant of $5,000 from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable arm of TD Bank, in support of Goodwill’s Pursuit of Education program. These funds will enable Goodwill team members who…

  • Goodwill Manasota receives funding to support GoodPartner Coach program

    Goodwill Manasota’s GoodPartner coaches (standing, l-r) Lynn Fabian, Diana Olivieri, Antonia Quiros (director of mission services), Deshane Collins and Cate Thorp; (seated, l-r) Pam Bavo, Julia Cooper, Ross LaPointe and Susan Westcott SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota recently received a grant of $65,000 from the Ralph S. French Charitable Foundation in support of Goodwill’s award-winning…

  • Goodwill Manasota promotes two to VP roles

    Goodwill’s executive leadership team is (seated, l-r) Melissa Carman, Donn Githens and Alexa Olivas; (standing, l-r) Angela Gerholdt, Brady O’Neil, Adrian Gessen, Bob Stanell and Margie Genter SARASOTA, FL – Two members of Goodwill Manasota’s leadership team have recently been elevated to vice presidential roles, in recognition of longtime, dedicated and successful experience with the…

  • Goodwill Manasota offers critical second chance for justice involved individuals

    Goodwill Manasota GoodPartner Coach Deshane Collins with team member Rosemary Best SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Every year, more than 650,000 individuals are released from state and federal prisons and, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately two-thirds will likely be re-arrested within three years of release. The prospects these individuals face aren’t good: they will…

  • Goodwill Manasota celebrates disability inclusion in the workplace

    Zachary Bye is a Goodwill Manasota team member who receives support through the Supported JobsPlus program SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Reflecting on the important role that diversity and inclusion play in workforce success, Goodwill Manasota is proud to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Observed annually in October, NDEAM – whose origins date back to…

  • Goodwill Manasota releases 2022 economic impact numbers

    Goodwill’s executive leadership team is (seated, l-r) Melissa Carman, Donn Githens and Alexa Olivas; (standing, l-r) Angela Gerholdt, Brady O’Neil, Adrian Gessen, Bob Stanell and Margie Genter SARASOTA/BRADENTON, FL – Goodwill Manasota has released its program numbers for 2022 and the data shows record-breaking economic impact of $108.7 million – an increase of $17.7 million…