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WWD features our Evening of Treasures annual fundraising event

Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), the publication that features news about the fashion industry, designers, celebrity trend setters, and extensive coverage of industry events, joined us at our 3rd annual Evening of Treasures sustainable fashion & power of work fundraising event on May 3. During the event with celebrity host Jenna


Robert Borroto, Peer Advocacy Leadership Program

Robert Borroto, a Hispanic Bronx resident in his sixties, came to Goodwill seeking help to find supportive shared housing in 2022. Robert, who has been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and psychophysiological insomnia, has not worked for the past 7-8 years and has lived with his mother during this period.


Albany’s News 10 reporters thrift shop at our Guilderland store

WTEN-TV NEWS10  reporters Cassie Hudson and Jill Szwed stopped by our Goodwill store in Guilderland, NY (2025 Western Avenue, 12203) to learn more about the store and the benefits of shopping secondhand. Following the lead of Taking the “No New Clothes” pledge with Ginger Zee, Cassie  and Jill took the

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Sylvia Morsillo, Career Training

Sylvia Morsillo is the typical New Yorker in her thirties – she is socially active, full of energy, and involved in multiple activities because she enjoys being around people. Sylvia, who was diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and Anxiety Disorder, is very close to her mom, but currently

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Amirreza Jafari, Advance Program

Amirreza  Jafari, a Queens resident in his thirties, felt that his diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was preventing him from getting the job of his dreams. Amirreza was clearly qualified; he had work experience after obtaining a Master’s degree in Public Administration with a Healthcare Policy Concentration from Baruch

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Joanna Ruiz, Pharmacy Technician Training

Like many GenZers, Joanna Ruiz explored working in different sectors after graduating from high school in 2019. She launched her own business as a traveling stylist and then worked the salad buffet in a restaurant. But when her hours were cut and eventually she was laid off, Joanna came to