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The Bag It Up for Goodwill Challenge

Congratulations to Hop Brook Elementary for donating over 35,000 items to win the Bag It Up for Goodwill Challenge! See you next year!

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Get Hired Hartford Career Expo

September 26, 2018 Whether you’re an employer looking for your next superstar employee or a job seeker ready for a new opportunity, make sure Get Hired Hartford is part of your plan.

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Fairfield Store & Donation Station Grand Opening December 1, 2017

Join us for the grand opening of our Fairfield Store and Donation Station. Ribbon cutting, giveaways, and tons of bargains to be had.

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Students’ goodwill brings singer to school

Hop Brook Elementary School was transformed into a concert venue with young fans screaming the lyrics to “Beautiful Life” along with the Connecticut singer who won “American Idol” in 2015.

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‘American Idol’ Winner Performs At Naugatuck’s Hop Brook Elementary

A Guilford native, Nick Fradiani gave the performance to celebrate the winning school in the 'Bag It Up for Goodwill' challenge.

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New Operating hours for Monroe Career Center

Effective Monday June 12, the Monroe Career Center will have the following operating hours: Tuesday & Thursday Only 10:00AM to 6:00PM (Closed for Lunch 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM)

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Goodwill ranks #1 on Enso's World Value Index for the Second Year

2017 World Value Index report unveils people’s perceptions on 150 leading brands and their perceived value to the communities and audiences they serve

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Calvin Boyd's Story

Overcoming exposure to lead at an early age, Calvin worked with the Goodwill team to find work with Park City Green. He is now able to support himself and help support his father, brother, and grandmother. Calvin is the winner of the 2016 Spirit of Perseverance Award.

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Lakeisha Butler’s Story

An incredibly tough childhood set Lakeisha on a path where she lacked the motivation and support to succeed after graduating high school. After enrolling in Goodwill's customer service and retail training program, Lakeisha found the inspiration and motivation to take her life on a path to success. Lakeisha is the winner of the 2017 Spirit of Inspiration Award.

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Kendra D’Andrea’s Story

A single mom of three kids, some with special needs, Kendra found herself underemployed needing to earn more money to cover rising medical bills and better support her family. After a visit to a Goodwill Career Center, Kendra found the hope and support she needed. Kendra is the winner of the 2017 Spirit of Determination Award.

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