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Goodwill NYNJ marks 29th ADA anniversary

Goodwill NYNJ marks 29th ADA anniversary July 26, 2019 marks the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, education and public accommodations. Goodwill NYNJ has supported employment opportunities for people with disabilities since its founding in


Ed O’Donnell is elected to AGNY board

Ed O’Donnell is elected to AGNY board Edmund O’Donnell, Goodwill NYNJ Sr. Vice President of Employment Services for Individuals with Disabilities, has been elected to the Board of AGNY (Advance of Greater New York). AGNY has 70+ member organizations serving 10,000 individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in the


10 WeWork Locations Hold 2-Week Donation Drive to Benefit Goodwill NYNJ

On June 26, we held an event to celebrate the culmination of the 2-week donation drive that ten WeWork New York City locations held to collect clothing and shoes to benefit Goodwill NYNJ. Donations will be available for sale at our 37 Goodwill stores to power our mission of empowering


Google employees volunteer at PROS Rebound

Google employees volunteer at Goodwill NYNJ program for individuals with mental illness 15 Google employees provided a tech literacy and resume building workshop to 15 PROS Rebound program participants at the Goodwill NYNJ headquarters in Astoria, Queens on Tuesday, June 18.  “Partnering with companies like Google enables Goodwill NYNJ to


Goodwill NYNJ & Deloitte team up to create a world with no barriers to employment

Twenty-two employees from Deloitte spent their annual #ImpactThatMatters Day volunteering at Goodwill NYNJ with 50 participants from our Youth Pathways and Limited English Proficiency programs on Friday, June 7. Our Workforce Development programs prepare individuals for a successful entry into sector-based career pathways and sustainable employment. Goodwill NYNJ President &


Goodwill NYNJ Board Chair Honored for services to the Swedish Government

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** April 2019Contact: Jose Medellin | | 646-238-9133Goodwill NYNJ Board Chair Honored for services to the Swedish Government Henry J. Gooss, chair of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ was recognized with the prestigious Royal order of the Polar Star