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Impact Stories

Roberto Martinez – Office Clerk

Only four days after graduating from College in June 2017, Roberto joined our Advance program. In spite of having just obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Herbert H. Lehman College, he needed help to get a job. Goodwill NYNJ meets individuals with disabilities where they are – no

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Goodwill NYNJ Bridge To Tech Whitepaper

Goodwill’s white paper describes the impact of its Bridge to Technology program, which offers the poorest New Yorkers access to in-demand jobs and diversifies the NYC’s tech sector. Read the whitepaper (PDF)


Goodwill expands to its first behavioral health services program in Manhattan

Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ held a grand opening ceremony to launch officially its first Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) program in Manhattan to help New Yorkers living with mental health conditions to stay healthy, gain employment, and achieve life goals New York City, NY – October


Goodwill NYNJ appoints six new members to its Board of Directors

Goodwill Industries® of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. welcomes executives from Morgan Stanley, Saadia Group, Thrilling, Bluestone Equity Partners, and Todd Snyder as part of its strategic plan to double the organization’s impact on sustainable fashion and the power of work New York, NY – October 9,

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Impact Stories

Steven Tirado – Northern NJ Services

Steven Tirado is a 22-year-old bilingual Hispanic man who lives with his parents in Haledon, NJ. He was diagnosed with Autism, SLD (Specific learning disability), and Reading Impairment. Steven graduated from Passaic County Technical Institute in 2019 and is currently enrolled in a Social Services program at the Passaic County

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Stephanie Santana – Personalized Recovery Oriented Services

Stephanie Santana, a single Hispanic woman in her thirties, had worked for many years in the mailroom of IST Management Services, a printing, records and electronic document management company, until she injured her knee and decided to resign. Born and raised in Harlem, a neighborhood in Northern Manhattan in New