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The situation around COVID-19 is changing so rapidly. We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. These are unprecedented times. And your support is needed more than ever.
All 32 of our Goodwill stores in the New York City metropolitan region, including the 10 Northern NJ Counties, have temporarily closed for 2 weeks due to the executive orders from the NY and NJ Governors. The closure has left us without critical funding to operate our programs removing barriers to employment for the most vulnerable residents of our communities and to help them to prepare for jobs.
Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ will temporarily close its 32 thrift stores while continuing to pay staff, offer remote services for behavioral health, people with development disabilities and those looking for work in response to the latest developments of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) effective today.
Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ celebrated its debut on Project Runway during Goodwill Extended, its fashion week party with purpose, in partnership with Price.com on Feb. 13 with honorary host celebrity-stylist Karla Welch, and fashion influencers pulling collections from donated clothes and accessories.
We’re always proud when our organization is recognized for the wonderful work we do to help empower individuals. Recently we’ve been included on a Wiki page that highlights us as one of five organizations helping New Yorkers find employment and build careers. Check out the video and article to learn more!
Katy Gaul-Stigge, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) was recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in the New York nonprofit community on Nov. 11, 2019
Katy Gaul-Stigge, Goodwill NYNJ President & CEO, presented both awards today during Goodwill NYNJ's 3rd Employment Honors Awards ceremony in The HUB @ Company.