There were smiles all around this morning as we celebrated Work Readiness Program graduates with our friends from 716 Ministries. We congratulate all the graduates, their mentors and all who made it possible!
Goodwill Industries International’s Kenneth Shaw Graduate of the Year Award honors an outstanding person for completing a Goodwill Industries® career program and becoming competitively employed by a non-Goodwill employer in the community. Goodwill of Western New York is proud to have nominated Carra Wilson for this prestigious award. She was presented a Distinguished Nominee Award during Goodwill Week commemorations. Carra had recently received one of Goodwill of WNY's Achiever of the Year awards at the Pathways to Success Annual Awards event held in October. She was recognized for her inspiring story of overcoming multiple barriers to obtain a position at Delaware North where she is thrivin
For 115 years, Goodwill has worked in communities to help people get back to work and support their families. Every day, Goodwill of Western New York helps individuals facing challenges to finding employment to gain skills, find employment, obtain job training, and receive necessary supports such as financial education and transportation.
Goodwill Week also celebrates Goodwill's innovative social enterprise model. Goodwill of WNY sells donated items in its 11 stores and online at shopgoodwill.com to create the job training and related services customized to meet the needs of individuals and families in Western New York. "Goodwill of WNY is inviting people to celebrate Goodwill Week with us