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  • Bundles of Hope - Goodwill Houston 70th Anniversary Special

    Bundles of Hope - Goodwill Houston 70th Anniversary Special

    30 April, 2015

    ABC-13 Goodwill Houston 70th Anniversary Special, just click on the link: https://vimeo.com/121037888

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  • Rice Students Spring Break With Goodwill Houston

    Rice Students Spring Break With Goodwill Houston

    16 April, 2015

    April 1, 2015-Houston, TX—Goodwill Houston welcomed Rice University students to the corporate headquarters during a season most college students spend as far away from business as possible; Spring Break. Six Rice students with a passion for understanding non-profits chose to tour Goodwill Houston’s Swain Center, meet key executives, and see a Job Center in action on March 25th. “We appreciate having such talented minds focus on our mission and our business model. These students are the leaders who’ll be coming up with new ways to serve the challenged populations of the decades to come.” said Steve Lufburrow, Goodwill President and CEO. On hand to tell the students why they work at Goodwill Houston were Lufburrow, VP & CFO Tony Van Slyke, Compliance & Accreditation Senior Manager Emily Connor and Public Relations Director Kym King. The Rice students’ hometowns ranged from right down the road in Sugar Land, Texas to countries like Columbia and Korea.…

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  • Goodwill's 70th Anniversary Special on ABC-13

    28 February, 2015

    This year is Goodwill Houston’s 70th anniversary in Houston. We will be doing special things throughout the year and we are excited to announce that on ABC-13 this Saturday night at 6:30 pm after the news we will have a 30 minute Goodwill anniversary program.

    It’s called Bundles of Hope and we don’t want you to miss it. Set your DVRs! This is a first for our Goodwill and we are very excited for you to see the show!!

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  • GRAND OPENING OF CROSBY GOODWILL

    6 September, 2014

    The Goodwill Crosby store is now open!

    Come visit us at our new location:
    14530 Crosby Lynchburg Rd.
    Crosby, Texas 77532
    713-970-1679…

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  • GOODWILL COMING SOON TO CROSBY, TEXAS

    GOODWILL COMING SOON TO CROSBY, TEXAS

    18 August, 2014

    GOODWILL COMING SOON TO CROSBY, TEXAS!! Goodwill Houston will be opening a new store in early September.

    Hiring event on August 21st from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

    Crosby Branch Library
    135 Hare Road
    Crosby, Texas 77532…

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  • Goodwill Houston Responds to Possible Security Breach

    24 July, 2014

    “Goodwill Industries of Houston is aware of an investigation into a possible credit card security breach in Goodwill stores throughout the United States. …

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  • Houston Goodwill CEO Receives 2014 Kenneth K. King Award

    Houston Goodwill CEO Receives 2014 Kenneth K. King Award

    1 July, 2014

    In the late 1990s, Steve Lufburrow, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Houston (TX), led a revitalization and restructuring of the agency’s donated goods retail program, a move that that saved the nonprofit from near bankruptcy and set the stage for it to become one of the top-performing Goodwill® agencies in the country. For his vision and leadership over a 28-year career, Lufburrow was presented with the 2014 Kenneth K. King Outstanding Management Award for Executive Excellence, the most prestigious executive award bestowed by Goodwill Industries International.

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  • Goodwill Industries® of Houston Opens New Goodwill Select Store “Greenspoint” and Attended Donation Center

    27 January, 2014

    HOUSTON, 27 JANUARY 2014— Goodwill Industries® of Houston proudly announces the opening of their Goodwill Select Store and Attended Donation Center-- “Greenspoint” located at 171 North Sam Houston Parkway East, Houston, TX, 77060. Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. The store can be reached at 713.970.1657.…

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  • Goodwill Receives $700,000 Grant for Right Turn Program

    Goodwill Receives $700,000 Grant for Right Turn Program

    31 December, 2013

    Goodwill Industries of Houston has been awarded a grant from the Institute of Educational Leadership's Center for Workforce Development (IEL). The $700,000 grant will support the Right Turn Career-Focused Training Initiative ("Right Turn"). IEL's funding for the project comes from the Department of Labor (DOL).…

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  • Holiday Change Campaign Helps Fund Mission Programs

    Holiday Change Campaign Helps Fund Mission Programs

    15 November, 2013

    In mid-November, Goodwill Houston launched, "Give a Job This Season," a new in-store fundraising campaign. The campaign encourages shoppers to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donate the change to help fund Goodwill's mission programs and services.…

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  • Annual Golf Classic a Hole in One

    Annual Golf Classic a Hole in One

    29 October, 2013

    Goodwill Houston held its annual Golf Classic on October 29 once again at the beautiful BlackHorse Golf Club, considered one of the top public courses in the state of Texas. Cadence Bank and Smithco Development returned as title sponsors. …

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  • City Wide Job Fair a Success

    City Wide Job Fair a Success

    24 October, 2013

    Goodwill Houston held its first City-Wide Job Fair on October 24 at the West Gray Metropolitan Multi-Service Center. The event was specifically aimed at hiring retail managers.…

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