Goodwill to Receive Taste of Buffalo Proceeds from Tops Markets

The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops Markets celebrates 35 years on July 7th & 8th. It's the nation's largest two-day food festival, attracting more than 450,000 people to Buffalo each year. Goodwill staff attended a press conference and preview party where it was announced that our Goodwill will be the recipient of the proceeds from this year's Tops tent. We truly appreciate our partnership with Tops and are so grateful to have been chosen to receive these funds that will support our mission of helping people with barriers to employment find jobs to support themselves and their families. Goodwill volunteers will be volunteering at the prize wheel in the Tops tent during the event. Read mo

Goodwill Readies to Move Depew Store

Goodwill of Western New York is getting ready to open an expanded site in Depew, which will double the size of the existing store. The 12,000-square-foot space at the former Kmart store at 4790 Transit Road at French Road moves the store from across the street in the Tops plaza. The new store is being developed by David Gordon, owner of Dave’s Christmas World, who purchased the 68,000-square-foot building in 2015.The former Kmart garden center on the side of the building has been torn down and will be rebuilt as a covered donation center, with a vestibule going into the store. The store is the latest of 12 sites to be renovated and expanded and it won’t be the last. “We’re on track to replac

KeyBank and First Niagara Foundation Donate $750,000 to Support Goodwill's New Workforce Develop

KeyBank in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation is making a $750,000 donation to Goodwill of Western New York to support a new program, the Long Term Employment Support (LTES) initiative. LTES aims to improve job retention by supporting Goodwill’s clients for up to 36 months after their initial job placement. “Helping people develop skills for success in the workplace and find jobs strengthens our local economy and community,” said Buford Sears, KeyBank Buffalo Region Market President. “KeyBank is proud to support the work of Goodwill of Western New York and give all our residents the opportunity to earn a living and enjoy more financial stability for themselves and their loved ones

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