Tag: Manasota

  • 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 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…