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Goodwill NYNJ Names Joanna Kibel-Gagne Executive Vice President of Mission

New York, NY – February 26, 2024 – Goodwill Industries® of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. is pleased to announce that Joanna Kibel-Gagne has joined the nonprofit organization as Executive Vice President of Mission, effective February 26, 2024. Dr. Kibel-Gagne was previously deputy chief program officer for

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Impact Stories

Dunstan Wallace – Bridge to Tech Program

Dunstan Wallace, a single Black Bronx resident in his forties, had tried many jobs, but had not found the right career fit. He had worked as Maintenance and Operation Specialist with the City, but lost his job in 2022 during the pandemic. Then he ventured into the hospitality industry. He

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Supporting & Promoting Our Talent

Meet Sanjida Miah, a dynamic Goodwill NYNJ leader who embarked on her professional journey with us after earning her undergraduate degree in psychology from Queens College and her Masters degree in counseling from Brooklyn College. Sanjida joined Goodwill as Recovery Counselor for our PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) Rebound Program

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Helen Mwaluko – Harlem PROS

It was a hot summer night and Helen Mwaluko was coming back home after a long day at work as a home health aide. She felt disoriented and not quite herself. She had never felt like this, so she took herself to the hospital. There she was diagnosed with severe

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Danielle Scaturro, GoodTemps

Danielle Scaturro was working as program director at a family foundation when she was laid off in Oct. 2019. She had worked there in various positions for 15 years. Danielle, a Brooklyn resident with disabilities in her 40s, joined GoodTemps in Jan. 2023. She had struggled to get a job

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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