Goodwill NYNJ CEO Katy Gaul-Stigge selected to co-chair Mayor Adams’ Task Force

Katy Gaul-Stigge, Goodwill NYNJ President/CEO, has been selected as one of four co-chairs of Mayor Eric Adams’ Future of Workers Task Force. The Task Force is part of Mayor Adams’ $18.6 million New York City Pathways to Industrial and Construction Careers (PINCC) program  to support NYC workers and employers. The

Donated Goods

Goodwill NYNJ opens new store & donation center in Middletown, NY

Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on 9/6 to highlight how its Middletown, NY location brings job opportunities, helps local residents donate and reuse, and opens just in time for the Back to School season becoming the sustainable fashion family destination Middletown, NY

Impact Stories

Aisia Bell Story

Aisia Bell, a 36-yr-old Black/Hispanic woman with multiple disabilities, came to Goodwill NYNJ in fall 2020, in the middle of the pandemic, to get a vocational evaluation to determine her interests and strengths. The single mother of three, who lives in the NJ Hudson County, had limited work experience and


Goodwill NYNJ appoints three new members to its Board of Directors

New York, NY – July 14, 2022 –Goodwill® Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) named Jonathan Sheppard, Kevin Finnegan, and Kamran Ansari to its Board of Directors(BOD) during the board’s final meeting for fiscal year 2022 on June 23, 2022. Jonathan Sheppard is President

Impact Stories

Impact story Jesus

Jesus Rodriguez was a taxi driver before the pandemic hit,, but lack of work forced him to applied for public assistance and become a stay-at-home dad. But Tragedy had literally hit home earlier; fire consumed his home and he lost everything. His wife worked to support the family while he